Numbers in Nheengatu (ñe'engatú), a Tupí-Guarani language spoken in Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil.
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|5||iepepu (lit. one hand)||iepepusaua|
|6||puiepé (lit. one hand + one)||puiepesaua|
|7||pumukũi (lit. one hand + two)||pumukũisaua|
|8||pumusapíri (lit. one hand + three)||pumusapirisaua|
|9||puirundi (lit. one hand + four)||puirundisaua|
|10||mukũipu, pupu (lit. two hands)||mukũipusaua, pupusaua|
Source: Eduardo de Almeida Navarro. Curso de Língua Geral: Nheengatu ou Tupi Moderno. São Paulo - 2011.
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