Nahavaq numbers

How to count in Nahavaq, a Southern Oceanic language spoken on Malekula Island in Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 i-siq
2 i-ru
3 i-tul
4 i-ves
5 i-lim
6 (i-)sow-siq
7 (i-)sow-ru
8 (i-)sow-tul
9 (i-)sow-vey
10 (i-)lagavul
11 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-siq
12 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-ru
13 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-tul
14 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-ves
15 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-lim
16 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-siq
17 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-ru
18 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-tul
19 (i-)lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-vey
20 (ni-)morlalaq (i-siq)
21 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-siq
22 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-ru
23 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-tul
24 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-ves
25 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lim
26 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-sow-siq
27 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-sow-ru
28 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-sow-tul
29 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-sow-vey
30 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul
31 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-siq
32 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-ru
33 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-tul
34 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-ves
35 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-lim
36 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-siq
37 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-ru
38 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-tul
39 ni-morlalaq i-siq no-qorond i-lagavul (ni)ndumwen i-sow-ves
40 ni-morlalaq i-ru
50 ni-morlalaq iru no-qorond ilagavul
60 ni-morlalaq i-tul
70 ni-morlalaq i-tul no-qorond i-lagavul
80 ni-morlalaq i-ves
90 ni-morlalaq i-ves no-qorond i-lagavul
100 ni-morlalaq i-lim
110 ni-morlalaq i-lim no-qorond i-lagavul
120 ni-morlalaq i-sow-siq
130 ni-morlalaq i-sow-siq no-qorond i-lagavul
140 ni-morlalaq i-sow-ru
150 ni-morlalaq i-sow-ru no-qorond i-lagavul
160 ni-morlalaq i-sow-tul
170 ni-morlalaq i-sow-tul no-qorond i-lagavul
180 ni-morlalaq i-sow-vey
190 ni-morlalaq i-sow-vey no-qorond i-lagavul
200 ni-morlalaq i-lagavul

Source: Laura Gail Dimock. A GRAMMAR OF NAHAVAQ (MALAKULA, VANUATU). Wellington, New Zealand, 2009.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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