Numbers in Paku

How to count in Paku, a member of the East Barito branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family spoken in Central Kalimantan province of Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 erai, erang pertama
2 ruo karuo
3 tolu katolu
4 opat ka’opat
5 dimo kadimo
6 onum ka’onum
7 pito kapito
8 walu kawalu
9 suei kasuei
10 sapuluh kasapuluh
11 sawalas
12 ruowalas
13 toluwalas
14 opatwalas
15 dimowalas
16 onomwalas
17 pitowalas
18 waluwalas
19 sueiwalas
20 ruompuluh
21 ruompuluh erai
22 ruompuluh ruo
23 ruompuluh tolu
24 ruompuluh opat
25 ruompuluh dimo
26 ruompuluh onum
27 ruompuluh pito
28 ruompuluh walu
29 ruompuluh suei
30 tolumpuluh
40 opatpuluh
50 dimompuluh
60 onumpuluh
70 pitompuluh
80 walumpuluh
90 sueipuluh
100 jatuh
200 ruomjatuh
300 tolumjatuh
400 opatjatuh
500 dimomjatuh
600 onumjatuh
700 pitomjatuh
800 walumjatuh
900 sueijatuh
1,000 kuyan
2,000 ruomkuyan
3,000 tolumkuyan
4,000 opatkuyan
5,000 dimomkuyan
6,000 onumkuyan
7,000 pitomkuyan
8,000 walumkuyan
9,000 sueikuyan
10,000 sapuluh kuyan
100,000 jatuhkuyan
million juta
billion milyar

Source: Daniela Diedrich. A grammar of Paku: a language of Central Kalimantan. The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2018.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Information about Paku

Numbers in Malayo-Polynesian languages

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