Niuafoʻou numbers

How to count in Niuafoʻou, a Polynesian language spoken on the islands of Niuafoʻou and ʻEua in Tonga.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
0 noa
1 taha
2 ua, lua
3 tolu
4 faa
5 nima
6 ono
7 fitu
8 valu
9 hiva
10 hongofulu
11 hongofulu maa taha
12 hongofulu maa lua
13 hongofulu maa tolu
14 hongofulu maa faa
15 hongofulu maa nima
16 hongofulu maa ono
17 hongofulu maa fitu
18 hongofulu maa valu
19 hongofulu maa hiva
20 ua fulu, lua fulu, ua ngofulu, lua ngofulu
21 ua fulu maa taha, lua fulu maa taha
ua ngofulu maa taha, lua ngofulu maa taha
22 ua fulu maa ua, ua fulu maa lua
23 ua fulu maa tolu
24 ua fulu maa faa
25 ua fulu maa nima
26 ua fulu maa ono
27 ua fulu maa fitu
28 ua fulu maa valu
29 ua fulu maa hiva
30 tolu ngofulu
40 faa ngofulu
50 nima ngofulu
60 ono ngofulu
65 ono ngofulu maa nima
70 fitu ngofulu
80 valu ngofulu
90 hiva ngofulu
100 teau
101 teau maa taha
110 teau (maa) hongofulu
200 ua ngeau,lua ngeau
300 tolu ngeau
334 tolu ngeau tolu ngofulu maa faa
360 tolu ngeau (maa) ono ngofulu
400 faa ngeau
500 nima ngeau
600 ono ngeau
700 fitu ngeau
800 valu ngeau
900 hiva ngeau
1,000 taha afe
1,100 taha afe teau
2,000 ua afe, lua afe
3,000 tolu afe
4,000 faa afe
4,570 faa afe nima ngeau (maa) fitu ngofulu
5,000 nima afe
6,000 ono afe
7,000 fitu afe
8,000 valu afe
9,000 hiva afe
10,000 taha mano
20,000 ua mano, lua mano
30,000 tolu mano
33,000 tolu mano tolu afe
40,000 faa mano
50,000 nima mano
60,000 ono mano
70,000 fitu mano
80,000 valu mano
90,000 hiva mano
100,000 taha kilu
200,00 ua kilu, lua kilu
300,00 tolu kilu
360,000 tolu kilu ono mano
400,000 faa kilu
500,000 nima kilu
600,000 ono kilu
700,000 fitu kilu
800,000 valu kilu
900,000 hiva kilu
1,000,000 taha miliona
2,000,000 ua miliona, lua miliona
3,000,000 tolu miliona
4,000,000 faa miliona
5,000,000 nima miliona
6,000,000 ono miliona
7,000,000 fitu miliona
8,000,000 valu miliona
9,000,000 hiva miliona
10,000,000 hongofulu miliona
100,000,000 teau miliona
1/2 vae ua, vahe ua, vae lua, vahe lua
1/3 vae tolu, vahe tolu
1/4 vae faa, vahe faa

Source: Akihisa Tsukamoto. The Language of Niuafo’ou Island. The Australian National University. Canberra – 1988.

Niuafoʻou numbers provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in Polynesian languages

Proto-Polynesian, Anutan, Emae, Futunan, Hawaiian, Kapingamarangi, Mangareva, Māori, Marquesan (North), Marquesan (South), Moriori, Niuafoʻou, Niuean, Nukumanu, Nukuria, Nukuoro, Pukapukan, Rapa, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Rennellese, Samoan, Sikaiana, Tahitian, Tokelauan, Takuu, Tongan, Tuamotuan, Tuvaluan, Wallisian, West Uvean

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