Numbers in Hawu

How to count in Hawu (Lii Hawu), a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken mainly on Savu Island in Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 èhi, he- ke-èhi
2 d'ue ke-d'ue
3 tèlu ke-tèlu
4 èpa ke-èpa
5 lèmi ke-lèmi
6 èna ke-èna
7 pidu ke-pidu
8 èru ke-èru
9 heo ke-heo
10 he-nguru ke-he-nguru
11 he-nguru èhi
12 he-nguru d'ue
13 he-nguru tèlu
14 he-nguru èpa
15 he-nguru lèmi
16 he-nguru èna
17 he-nguru pidu
18 he-nguru èru
19 he-nguru heo
20 d'ue nguru
21 d'ue nguru èhi
22 d'ue nguru d'ue
23 d'ue nguru tèlu
24 d'ue nguru èpa
25 d'ue nguru lèmi
26 d'ue nguru èna
27 d'ue nguru pidu
28 d'ue nguru èru
29 d'ue nguru heo
30 tèlu nguru
40 èpa nguru
50 lèmi nguru
60 èna nguru
70 pidu nguru
80 èru nguru
90 heo nguru
100 he-ngahu
200 d'ue ngahu
300 tèlu ngahu
400 èpa ngahu
500 lèmi ngahu
600 èna ngahu
700 pidu ngahu
800 èru ngahu
900 heo ngahu
1,000 he-tèb'a
2,000 d'ue tèb'a
3,000 tèlu tèb'a
4,000 èpa tèb'a
5,000 lèmi tèb'a
6,000 èna tèb'a
7,000 pidu tèb'a
8.000 èru tèb'a
9.000 heo tèb'a
10,000 he-nguru tèb'a

Source: Alan T. Walker. A GRAMMAR OF SAWU. LINGUISTIC STUDIES IN INDONESIAN AND LANGUAGES IN INDONESIA VOLUME 13. Badan Penyelenggara Seri NUSA Universitas Atma Jaya, Jakarta - 1982.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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