Numbers in Dzongkha

How to count in Dzongkha (རྫོང་ཁ), a South Tibetic language spoken in Bhutan.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 (༠ ) legkor
1 (༡) གཅིག་ (chi) [ciː] (dangpa)
2 (༢) གཉིས། (nyi) [ˈɲiː] (ngepa)
3 (༣) གསུས་ (sum) [sum] (sumpa)
4 (༤) (zhi) [ʑi] (zhipa)
5 (༥) (nga) [ˈŋa] (ngapa)
6 (༦) (dru) [ɖʱuː] (dhupa)
7 (༧) (duen) [dyn] (duenpa)
8 (༨) (gay) [ɡeː]
9 (༩) (gu) [gu]
10 (༡༠) (chu tham) [cu-tʰãm]
11 (༡༡) (chu chi) [cu-ci]
12 (༡༢) (chu nyi) [cu-ɲi]
13 (༡༣) (chu sum) [cu-sum]
14 (༡༤) (chu zhi) [cu-ʑi ]
15 (༡༥) (che nga) [ce-ŋa]
16 (༡༦) (chu du) [cu-ɖu]
17 (༡༧) (chup dü) [cup-dỹ]
18 (༡༨) (chop gay) [cop-ɡe]
19 (༡༩) (chü gu) [cy-ɡu]
20 (༢༠) (khe chi) [kʰe ciː]
21 (༢༡) (nyer chi)
22 (༢༢) (nyer nyi)
23 (༢༣) (nyer sum)
24 (༢༤) (nyer zhi)
25 (༢༥) (nyer nga)
26 (༢༦) (nyer dru)
27 (༢༧) (nyer duen)
28 (༢༨) (nyer gay)
29 (༢༩) (nyer gu)
30 (༣༠) [kʰe pɟʱe-da ˈɲiː]
40 (༤༠) [kʰe ˈɲiː]
50 (༥༠) [kʰe pɟʱe-da sum]
60 (༦༠) (trug chu)
70 (༧༠) (dün ju)
80 (༨༠)
90 (༩༠)
100 (༡༠༠) [kʰe ˈŋa]
200 (༢༠༠) [kʰe cutʰãm]
300 (༣༠༠) [kʰe ceŋa]

Hear some numbers in Dzongkha

Information about counting in Dzongkha

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzongkha_numerals
https://wikitravel.org/en/Dzongkha_phrasebook

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