Hiw numbers

How to count in Hiw, a Southern Oceanic language spoken on Hiw island in Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 tuwë, visë
2 virö
3 vitöy
4 vivot
5 tevoyime
6 yevesë
7 yövörö
8 yövötöy
9 yëvot
10 tan̄wuy
11 tan̄wuy metain tuwë
12 tan̄wuy metain virö
13 tan̄wuy metain vitöy
14 tan̄wuy metain vivot
15 tan̄wuy metain tevoyime
16 tan̄wuy metain yevesë
17 tan̄wuy metain yövörö
18 tan̄wuy metain yevötöy
19 tan̄wuy metain yëvot
20 tan̄wuy rö
21 tan̄wuy rö metain tuwë
22 tan̄wuy rö metain virö
23 tan̄wuy rö metain vitöy
24 tan̄wuy rö metain vivot
25 tan̄wuy rö metain tevoyime
26 tan̄wuy rö metain yevesë
27 tan̄wuy rö metain yövörö
28 tan̄wuy rö metain yövötöy
29 tan̄wuy rö metain yëvot
30 tan̄wuy töy
40 tan̄wuy vot
50 tan̄wuy evoyime
60 tan̄wuy yevesë
70 tan̄wuy yövörö
80 tan̄wuy yövötöy
90 tan̄wuy yëvot
100 wōn vage tuwë
200 wōn vage rö
300 wōn vage töy
350 wōn vage töy tan̄wuy evoyime
400 wōn vage vot
500 wōn vage tevoyime
600 wōn vage yevesë
700 wōn vage yövörö
800 wōn vage yövötöy
900 wōn vage yëvot
1,000 tor
2,000 tor vage rö
3,000 tor vage töy
4,000 tor vage vot
5,000 tor vage tevoyime
6,000 tor vage yevesë
7,000 tor vage yövörö
8,000 tor vage yövötöy
9,000 tor vage yëvot
10,000 tor vage tan̄wuy

Source: Alex François. Ne men̄an tekn̄wa te Hiw, 2015. Hiw Island, Torres Group, Vanuatu.

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