Numbers in Nuosu

Information about counting in Nuosu (ꆈꌠ), a Loloish language spoken in southern China.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 cyp (ꋍ) [t͡sʰɯ˨˩]
2 nyip (ꑍ) [n̠ʲi˨˩]
3 suo (ꌕ) [sɔ˧]
4 ly (ꇖ) [lɯ˧]
5 nge (ꉬ) [ŋɯ˧]
6 fut (ꃘ) [fu˥]
7 shyp (ꏃ [ʂɯ˨˩])
8 hxit (ꉆ) [hi˥]
9 ggu (ꈞ) [gu˧]
10 ci (ꊰ) [t͡sʰi˧]
11 cix zy (ꊯꊪ) [t͡sʰi˧t͡sʰɯ˨˩]
12 ci nyix [t͡sʰi˧n̠ʲi] (ꊰꑋ)
13 ci suo (ꊰꌕ)
14 ci ly (ꊰꇖ)
15 ci nge (ꊰꉬ)
16 ci fut (ꊰꃘ)
17 ci shy (ꊰꏂ)
18 ci hxit (ꊰꉆ)
19 cix ggu (ꊯꈞ)
20 nyip zi (ꑍꊏ)
21 nyip ci cyx (ꑍꊰꋋ)
22 nyip ci nyix (ꑍꊰꑋ)
23 nyip ci suo (ꑍꊰꌕ)
24 nyip ci ly (ꑍꊰꇖ)
25 nyip ci nge (ꑍꊰꉬ)
26 nyip ci fut (ꑍꊰꃘ)
27 nyip ci shyp (ꑍꊰꏃ)
28 nyip ci hxit (ꑍꊰꉆ)
29 nyip ci ggu (ꑍꊰꈞ)
30 suo ci (ꌕꊰ)
40 ly ci (ꇖꊰ)
50 nge ci (ꉬꊰ)
60 fut ci (ꃘꊰ)
70 shyp ci (ꏃꊰ)
80 hxit ci (ꉆꊰ)
90 ggu ci (ꈞꊰ)
100 cyp hxa (ꋍꉐ)
200 nyip hxa (ꑍꉐ)
300 suo hxa (ꌕꉐ)
400 ly hxa (ꇖꉐ)
500 nge hxa (ꉬꉐ)
600 fut hxa (ꃘꉐ)
700 shyp hxa (ꏃꉐ)
800 hxit hxa (ꉆꉐ)
900 ggu hxa (ꈞꉐ)
1,000 cyp dur (ꋍꄙ)
2,000 nyip dur (ꑍꄙ)
3,000 suo dur (ꌕꄙ)
4,000 ly dur (ꇖꄙ)
5,000 nge dur (ꉬꄙ)
6,000 fut dur (ꃘꄙ)
7,000 shyp dur (ꏃꄙ)
8,000 hxit dur (ꉆꄙ)
9,000 ggu dur (ꈞꄙ)
10,000 cyp vat (ꋍꃪ)
100,000 ci vat (ꊰꃪ)
1,000,000 cip hxa vat (ꊱꉐꃪ)
10,000,000 cyp dur vat (ꋍꄙꃪ)
100,000,000 cyp sur (ꋍꌣ)
1,000,000,000 ci sur (ꊰꌣ)

Sources: Matthias Gerner. A Grammar of Nuosu. Berlin - 2013

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

Hear some Nuosu numbers:

Information about Nuosu | Details of the Yi script | Numbers

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