Kunza numbers

How to count in Kunza (Atacameño), a language isolate that was spoken in northern Chile and southern Peru until 1949.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 sema  
2 ppoya ppoino
3 ppálama, pálama palantin
4 chchalpa, chalpa tchapaltin
5 mutsisma  
6 mítchala  
7 chchóya, tchoya  
8 chchólama, cholo  
9 tecára, téckara  
10 suchi  
11 suchita sema  
12 suchita ppoya  
13 suchita ppálama  
14 suchita chchalpa  
15 suchita mutsisma  
16 suchita mítchala  
17 suchita chchóya  
18 suchita chchólama  
19 suchita tecára  
20 suchita suchi  
21 suchita suchi sema  
22 suchita suchi ppoya  
23 suchita suchi ppálama  
24 suchita suchi chchalpa  
25 suchita suchi mutsisma  
26 suchita suchi mítchala  
27 suchita suchi chchóya  
28 suchita suchi chchólama  
29 suchita suchi tecára  
30 suchita ppálama  
33 suchita ppálama ppálama  
40 suchita chchalpa  
49 suchita chchalpa tecára  
50 suchita mutsisma  
60 suchita mítchala  
70 suchita chchóya  
80 suchita chchólama  
90 suchita tecára, suchita téckara  
100 aras sema  
101 aras sema sema  
200 aras ppoya  
300 aras ppálama  
400 aras chchalpa  
500 aras mutsisma  
600 aras mítchala  
700 aras chchóya  
800 aras chchólama  
900 aras tecára  
1,000 aras suchi  
1,001 aras suchi sema  
once semanti’sema  


Information about Kunza

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in language isolates

Adaizan, Ainu, Basque, Burushaski, Chitimacha, Eskayan, Haida, Karuk, Keres, Kunza, Nivkh, Puroik/Sulung, Tunica, Warao, Yuchi / Euchee, Zakhring, Zuni

Numbers in other languages

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