Numbers in Old Irish

How to count in Old Irish, a form of Irish which first appeared in writing in about 700 AD and was used until about 900 AD. It is the ancestor of Modern Irish, Manx and Scottish Gaelic.

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  Cardinal Ordinal
1 óen [oːi̯n] cétnae [ˈkʲeːdn͈e]
2 dá [daː] tánaise [ˈtaːnisʲe]
3 trí [tʲrʲiː] tris [ˈtʲrʲis]
4 cethair [ˈkʲeθirʲ] cethramad [ˈkʲeθraṽað]
5 cóic [koːɡʲ] cóiced [ˈkoːɡʲeð]
6 sé [sʲeː] seissed [ˈsʲesʲeð]
7 secht [sʲext] sechtmad [sʲextṽað]
8 ocht [ˈoxt] ochtmad [ˈoxtṽað]
9 noí [n͈oːi̯] nómad
10 deich dechmad
20 fiche [ˈfʲixʲe] fichetmad
30 trícho [ˈtʲrʲiːxo] tríchatmad
40 cethorcho
50 coíca [ˈkoːi̯ɡa] cóecatmad [ˈkoːi̯ɡadṽað]
60 sesca [ˈsʲeska] sescatmad [ˈsʲeskadṽað]
70 sechtmoga
80 ochtmoga
90 nócha
100 cét [kʲeːd] cétmad [ˈkʲeːdṽað]

Links

Source
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/óen

Information Old Irish
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Irish

Numbers in Celtic languages

Proto-Celtic, Proto-Brythonic, Old Irish, Old Welsh, Middle Welsh, Gaulish, Breton, Cornish, Cumbric, Irish, Manx, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh

Numbers in other languages

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