How to count in Mangareva (Te Reo Magareva), a Polynesian language spoken in the islands of Gambier and Mangareva in French Polynesia.
There are two ways of counting in Mangareva: a binary system and a decimal system. The binary system gradually fell out of use due to influence from French missionaries from 1834.
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|1||e tahi, ta’i|
|2||e rua, rua|
|3||e toru, toru|
|4||e ha, ’a|
|5||e rima, rima|
|6||e ono, ono|
|7||e hitu, ’itu|
|8||e varu, varu|
|9||e iva, iva|
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Information about counting in Mangarevan
Proto-Polynesian, Anutan, Emae, Futunan, Hawaiian, Kapingamarangi, Mangareva, Māori, Marquesan (North), Marquesan (South), Moriori, Niuafoʻou, Niuean, Nukumanu, Nukuria, Nukuoro, Pukapukan, Rapa, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Rennellese, Samoan, Sikaiana, Tahitian, Tokelauan, Takuu, Tongan, Tuamotuan, Tuvaluan, Wallisian, West Uvean
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