Numbers in Kara

How to count in Kara(-Lemakot), an Oceanic language spoken in the Kavieng District of New Ireland Province in Papua New Guinea.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 saxa mata
2 taragua fa-taragua-aan-a
3 talatul fa-talatul-aan-a
4 talafaat fa-talafaat-aan-a
5 pama fa-pama-aan-a
6 pisaxa fa-pisaxa-aan-a
7 pisiguak fa-pisiguak-aan-a
8 pisiktul fa-pisiktul-aan-a
9 pisikfaat fa-pisikfaat-aan-a
10 sangafilu fa-sangafilu-aan-a
11 sangafilu saxa pana saxa
12 sangafilu saxa pana taragua
13 sangafilu saxa pana talatul
14 sangafilu saxa pana talafaat
15 sangafilu saxa pana pama
16 sangafilu saxa pana pisaxa
17 sangafilu saxa pana pisiguak
18 sangafilu saxa pana pisiktul
19 sangafilu saxa pana pisikfaat
20 sangafilu taragua
21 sangafilu taragua pana saxa
22 sangafilu taragua pana taragua
23 sangafilu taragua pana talatul
24 sangafilu taragua pana talafaat
25 sangafilu taragua pana pama
26 sangafilu taragua pana pisaxa
27 sangafilu taragua pana pisiguak
28 sangafilu taragua pana pisiktul
29 sangafilu taragua pana pisikfaat
30 sangafilu talatul
40 sangafilu talafaat
50 sangafilu pama
60 sangafilu pisaxa
70 sangafilu pisiguak
80 sangafilu pisiktul
90 sangafilu pisikfaat
100 sangafilu sangafilu

Source: A grammatical description of Kara-Lemakot, Matthew S. Dryer. The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 2013.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Information about Kara

Numbers in Oceanic languages

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