Mbunda numbers

How to count in Mbunda (Chimbúùnda), a Bantu language spoken in south west Angola and north west Zambia.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 chimo
2 vivali
3 vitatu
4 viwana
5 vitanu
6 vitanu na chimo
7 vitanu na vivali
8 vitanu na vitatu
9 vitanu na viwana
10 likumi
11 likumi na chimo
12 likumi na vivali
13 likumi na vitatu
14 likumi na viwana
15 likumi na vitanu
16 likumi na vitanu na chimo
17 likumi na vitanu na vivali
18 likumi na vitanu na vitatu
19 likumi na vitanu na viwana
20 makumi avali
21 makumi avali na chimo
22 makumi avali na vivali
23 makumi avali na vitatu
24 makumi avali na viwana
25 makumi avali na vitanu
26 makumi avali na vitanu na chimo
27 makumi avali na vitanu na vivali
28 makumi avali na vitanu na vitatu
29 makumi avali na vitanu na viwana
30 makumi atatu
40 makumi awana
50 makumi atanu
60 makumi atanu na limo
70 makumi atanu na avali
80 makumi atanu na atatu
90 makumi atanu na awana
100 chiita
200 viita vivali
300 viita vitatu
400 viita viwana
500 viita vitanu
600 viita vitanu na chimo
700 viita vitanu na vivali
800 viita vitanu na vitatu
900 viita vitanu na viwana
1,000 likulukathzi
2,000 makulukathzi avali
3,000 makulukathzi atatu
4,000 makulukathzi awana
5,000 makulukathzi atanu
6,000 makulukathzi atanu na limo
7,000 makulukathzi atanu na avali
8,000 makulukathzi atanu na atatu
9,000 makulukathzi atanu na awana
10,000 likumi lya makulukathzi
100,000 chiita cha makulukathzi
1,000,000 likulukathzi lya makulukathzi

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mbunda_language#Numerals

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