Numbers in Emae

How to count in Emae (Fakamakata), a Polynesian language spoken mainly on the island of Emae in Shefa province of Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 tasi na'tasi
2 rua na'rua
3 toru na'toru
4 fa na'fa
5 rima na'rima
6 ono na'ono
7 fitu na'fitu
8 βaru, faru na'βaru, na'faru
9 siβa, siva na'siβa, na'siva
10 ŋa'furu na'ŋa'furu
11 ŋa'furu e 'tasi na'ŋa'furu e 'tasi
12 ŋa'furu e 'rua na'ŋa'furu e 'rua
13 ŋa'furu e 'toru na'ŋa'furu e 'toru
14 ŋa'furu e 'fa na'ŋa'furu e 'fa
15 ŋa'furu e 'rima na'ŋa'furu e 'rima
16 ŋa'furu e 'ono na'ŋa'furu e 'ono
17 ŋa'furu e 'fitu na'ŋa'furu e 'fitu
18 ŋa'furu e 'βaru na'ŋa'furu e 'βaru
19 ŋa'furu e 'siβa na'ŋa'furu e 'siβa
100 pono'tia e 'tasi na'pono'tia e 'tasi

Capell, A. (1962). The Polynesian language of Mae (Emwae), New Hebrides. Auckland: Linguistic Society of New Zealand.

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