Numbers in Kei

How to count in Kei (Veveu Evav), a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in the Kai/Kei Islands in Maluku Province in eastern Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 sa
2 ru
3 tel
4 faak
5 lim
6 nean
7 fit
8 wau
9 siuw
10 vut
11 vut ensa
12 vut enru
13 vut entel
14 vut enfaak
15 vut enlim
16 vut ennean
17 vut enfit
18 vut enwau
19 vut ensiuw
20 vutru
21 vutru ensa
22 vutru enru
23 vutru entel
24 vutru enfaak
25 vutru enlim
26 vutru ennean
27 vutru enfit
28 vutru enwau
29 vutru ensiuw
30 vuttel
40 vutfaak
50 vutlim
60 vutnean
70 vutfit
80 vutwau
90 vutsiuw
100 ratut
200 ratru
300 rattel
400 ratfaak
500 ratlim
600 ratnean
700 ratfit
800 ratwau
900 ratsiuw
1,000 rivun
2,000 rivunru
3,000 rivuntel
4,000 rivunfaak
5,000 rivunlim
6,000 rivunnean
7,000 rivunfit
8,000 rivunwau
9,000 rivunsiuw
10,000 rivunvut

Source: Bahasa Kei. Bilangan dalam bahasa Kei, pages 17-18

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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