Numbers in Kinyarwanda

Information about counting in Kinyarwanda (Ikinyarwanda), a Bantu language spoken mainly in Rwanda, and also in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 zeru  
1 rimwe mbere
2 kabiri  
3 gatatu  
4 kane  
5 gautanu  
6 gatandatu  
7 karindwi  
8 umunane  
9 icyenda  
10 icumi  
11 cumi na rimwe  
12 cumi na kabiri  
13 cumi na gatatu  
14 cumi na kane  
15 cumi na gatanu  
16 cumi na gatandatu  
17 cumi na kalindwi  
18 cumi n'umunane  
19 cumi n'icyenda  
20 makumyabiri  
21 makumyabiri na rimwe  
22 makumyabiri na kabiri  
23 makumyabiri na gatatu  
24 makumyabiri na kane  
25 makumyabiri na gatanu  
26 makumyabiri na gatandatu  
27 makumyabiri na kalindwi  
28 makumyabiri n'umunane  
29 makumyabiri n'icyenda  
30 mirongo itatu  
40 mirongo ine  
50 mirongo itanu  
60 mirongo itandatu  
70 mirongo irindwi  
80 mirongo inani  
90 mirongo icyenda  
100 ijana  
200 magana abili  
300 magana atatu  
400 magana ane  
500 magana atanu  
600 magana atandatu  
700 magana alindwi  
800 magana inani  
900 magana urwenda  
1,000 igihumbi  
1,000,000 miriyoni  


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Numbers in Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Central Teke, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Gusii, Gwere, Herero, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kongo, Kunda, Lingala, Lozi, Luba-Katanga (Kiluba), Luganda, Luvale, Makhuwa, Maore, Mbunda, Mwani, Ndebele (Northern), Ndebele (Southern), Nkore, Nyole, Nyungwe, Oshiwambo, Punu, Sengele, Shona, Soga, Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Swahili, Swati, Taita, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zulu

Numbers in other languages

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