Numbers in Manggarainese

How to count in Manggarainese (tombo Manggarai), a Sumba-Flores language spoken in western parts of Flores in Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 ca [tʃa]
2 sua
3 telu
4 pat
5 lima
6 enem
7 pitu
8 alo
9 ciok [tʃiok]
10 cempulu, cepulu [tʃǝmpulu]/[tʃǝpulu]
11 cempulu ca [tʃǝmpulu tʃa]
12 cempulu sua
13 cempulu telu
14 cempulu pat
15 cempulu lima
16 cempulu enem
17 cempulu pitu
18 cempulu alo
19 cempulu ciok [tʃǝmpulu tʃiok]
20 suampulu
21 suampulu ca
22 suampulu sua
23 suampulu telu
24 suampulu pat
25 suampulu lima
26 suampulu enem
27 suampulu pitu
28 suampulu alo
29 suampulu ciok [suampulu tʃiok]
30 telumpulu
40 patmpulu
50 limampulu
60 enempulu
70 pitumpulu
80 alompulu
90 ciokmpulu [tʃiokmpulu]
100 ceratus [tʃeratus]
200 sua ratus
300 telu ratus
400 pat ratus
500 lima ratus
600 enem ratus
700 pitu ratus
800 alo ratus
900 ciok ratus [tʃiok ratus]
1,000 cesebu [tʃǝsebu]
2,000 sua sebu
3,000 telu sebu
4,000 pat sebu
5,000 lima sebu
6,000 enem sebu
7,000 pitu sebu
8,000 ola sebu
9,000 ciok sebu [tʃiok sebu]
10,000 cempulu sebu [tʃǝmpulu sebu]

Source: I Wayan Arka: Numerals in Rongga. Numerals in Manggarai, page 11. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, 2010.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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