Numbers in Mapuche

How to count in Mapuche (Mapudungun), an Araucanian language spoken in parts of Chile and Argentina.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 sero wūnen
1 kiñe inan
2 epu epunge-lu *
3 küla  
4 meli  
5 kechu  
6 kayu  
7 regle, reqle, reüle  
8 pura  
9 aylla  
10 mari  
11 mari kiñe  
12 mari epu  
13 mari küla  
14 mari meli  
15 mari kechu  
16 mari kayu  
17 mari regle, mari reqle  
18 mari pura  
19 mari aylla  
20 epu mari  
21 epu mari kiñe  
22 epu mari epu  
23 epu mari küla  
24 epu mari meli  
25 epu mari kechu  
26 epu mari kayu  
27 epu mari regle  
28 epu mari pura  
29 epu mari aylla  
30 küla mari  
40 meli mari  
50 kechu mari  
60 kayu mari  
70 regle mari  
80 pura mari  
90 aylla mari  
100 (kiñe) pataka  
200 epu pataka  
300 küla pataka  
400 meli pataka  
500 kechu pataka  
600 kayu pataka  
700 regle pataka, reqle pataka  
800 pura pataka  
900 aylla pataka  
1,000 (kiñe) warangka, waragka  
2,000 epu warangka  
3,000 küla warangka  
4,000 meli warangka  
5,000 kechu warangka  
6,000 kayu warangka  
7,000 regle warangka, reqle warangka  
8,000 pura warangka  
9,000 aylla warangka  
10,000 mari warangka  
20,000 epu mari warangka  
1,000,000 mijon  
once kiñeci, kiñe chi  
twice epuci, epu chi  
thrice külaci, küla chi  
four times melici, meli chi  
five times kechuci, kechu chi  


- R. Urrutia Muñoz. Diccionario Mapuche. Mapudungun/Español, Español/Mapudungun, 2006.
- Arturo Hernándes Sallés: Gramática Básica de la Lengua Mapuche. Chile – 2006.
- Diccionario Español-Mapuche:

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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