Numbers in Moloko

Information about counting in Moloko (Məlokwo), a Chadic language spoken in northern Cameroon.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 bǝlen cekem [tʃǝkǝm]
2 cew [tʃǝw] anga baya cew
[aŋa baya tʃǝw]
3 makar anga baya makar
4 mǝfaɗ, ǝwfaɗ anga baya mǝfaɗ
5 zlom anga baya zlom
6 mǝko anga baya mǝko
7 sǝsǝre anga baya sǝsǝre
8 slalakar anga baya slalakar
9 holombo anga baya holombo
10 kǝro anga baya kǝro
11 kǝro hǝr bǝlen  
12 kǝro hǝr cew  
13 kǝro hǝr makar  
14 kǝro hǝr mǝfaɗ  
15 kǝro hǝr zlom  
16 kǝro hǝr mǝko  
17 kǝro hǝr sǝsǝre  
18 kǝro hǝr slalakar  
19 kǝro hǝr holombo  
20 kokǝr cew  
21 kokǝr cew hǝr bǝlen  
22 kokǝr cew hǝr cew  
23 kokǝr cew hǝr makar  
24 kokǝr cew hǝr mǝfaɗ  
25 kokǝr cew hǝr zlom  
26 kokǝr cew hǝr mǝko  
27 kokǝr cew hǝr sǝsǝre  
28 kokǝr cew hǝr slalakar  
29 kokǝr cew hǝr holombo  
30 kokǝr makar  
40 kokǝr mǝfaɗ  
50 kokǝr zlom  
60 kokǝr mǝko  
70 kokǝr sǝsǝre  
80 kokǝr slalakar  
90 kokǝr holombo  
100 sǝkat  
101 sǝkat nǝ bǝlen  
122 sǝkat nǝ kokǝr cew hǝr cew  
200 sǝkat cew  
300 sǝkat makar  
400 sǝkat mǝfaɗ  
500 sǝkat zlom  
600 sǝkat mǝko  
700 sǝkat sǝsǝre  
800 sǝkat slalakar  
900 sǝkat holombo  
1,000 dǝbo  
1,001 debo nǝ bǝlen  
1,100 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat  
1,200 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat cew  
1,300 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat makar  
1,400 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat mǝfaɗ  
1,500 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat zlom  
1,550 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat zlom hǝr kokǝr zlom  
1,600 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat mǝko  
1,700 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat sǝsǝre  
1,800 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat slalakar  
1,900 dǝbo nǝ sǝkat holombo  
2,000 dǝbo cew  
3,000 dǝbo makar  
4,000 dǝbo mǝfaɗ  
5,000 dǝbo zlom  
6,000 dǝbo mǝko  
7,000 dǝbo sǝsǝre  
8,000 dǝbo slalakar  
9,000 dǝbo holombo  
10,000 dǝbo kǝro  
10,001 dǝbo kǝro nǝ bǝlǝn  
100,000 dǝbo dǝbo sǝkat  
100,001 dǝbo dǝbo sǝkat nǝ bǝlen  
1,000,000 dǝbo dǝbo dǝbo  
1,000,001 dǝbo dǝbo dǝbo nǝ bǝlen  

Source: Friesen, Dianne. 2017. A grammar of Moloko. Berlin: Language Science Press.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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