Cuzco Quechua numbers

How to count in Cuzco Quechua (Runasimi Qusqu Qullaw), a variety of Southern Quechua spoken in Cuzco and the Department of Cuzco in southern Peru.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 ch’usaq, mana imapas  
1 huk ñawpaq kaq
2 iskay iskay kaq
3 kinsa kinsa kaq
4 tawa tawa kaq
5 pisqa pisqa kaq
6 soqta soqta kaq
7 qanchis qanchis kaq
8 pusaq pusaq kaq
9 isqon isqon kaq
10 chunka chunka ñiqin
11 chunka hukniyoq chunka hukniyoq kaq
12 chunka iskayniyoq chunka iskayniyoq kaq
13 chunka kinsayoq chunka kinsayoq kaq
14 chunka tawayoq chunka tawayoq kaq
15 chunka pisqayoq chunka pisqayoq kaq
16 chunka soqtayoq chunka soqtayoq kaq
17 chunka qanchisniyoq chunka qanchisniyoq kaq
18 chunka pusaqniyoq chunka pusaqniyoq kaq
19 chunka isqonniyoq chunka isqonniyoq kaq
20 iskay chunka iskay chunka kaq
21 iskay chunka hukniyoq  
22 iskay chunka iskayniyoq  
23 iskay chunka kinsayoq  
24 iskay chunka tawayoq  
25 iskay chunka pisqayoq  
26 iskay chunka soqtayoq  
27 iskay chunka qanchisniyoq  
28 iskay chunka pusaqniyoq  
29 iskay chunka isqonniyoq  
30 kinsa chunka  
31 kinsa chunka hukniyoq  
32 kinsa chunka iskayniyoq  
33 kinsa chunka kinsayoq  
34 kinsa chunka tawayoq  
35 kinsa chunka pisqayoq  
36 kinsa chunka soqtayoq  
37 kinsa chunka qanchisniyoq  
38 kinsa chunka pusaqniyoq  
39 kinsa chunka isqonniyoq  
40 tawa chunka  
50 pisqa chunka  
60 soqta chunka  
70 qanchis chunka  
80 pusaq chunka  
90 isqon chunka  
100 pachak  
110 pachak chunka  
120 pachak iskay chunka  
200 iskay pachak  
300 kinsa pachak  
1000 waranqa  
2000 iskay waranqa  
10 000 chunka waranqa  
1 000 000 hunu  
1 000 000 000 lluna  


Ordinal numbers can also be formed with the word ñeqe, e.g. iskay ñeqe = second.

Sources and details of numbers in Quechua
Introduction to Quechua: Language of the Andes, 2nd Edition
The Social Life of Numbers: A Quechua Ontology of Numbers and Philosophy of Arithmetic

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