Numbers in Rarotongan

How to count in Rarotongan (Māori), an East Polynesian language spoken mainly in Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, and New Zealand.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 ta’i
2 rua
3 toru
4 ‘ā
5 rima
6 ono
7 ‘itu
8 varu
9 iva
10 ta’i nga’uru
11 ta’i nga’uru mā ta’i
12 ta’i nga’uru mā rua
13 ta’i nga’uru mā toru
14 ta’i nga’uru mā ‘ā
15 ta’i nga’uru mā rima
16 ta’i nga’uru mā ono
17 ta’i nga’uru mā ‘itu
18 ta’i nga’uru mā varu
19 ta’i nga’uru mā iva
20 rua nga’uru
21 rua nga’uru mā ta’i
22 rua nga’uru mā rua
23 rua nga’uru mā toru
24 rua nga’uru mā ‘ā
25 rua nga’uru mā rima
26 rua nga’uru mā ono
27 rua nga’uru mā ‘itu
28 rua nga’uru mā varu
29 rua nga’uru mā iva
30 toru nga’uru
40 ‘ā nga’uru
50 rima nga’uru
60 ono nga’uru
70 ‘itu nga’uru
80 varu nga’uru
90 iva nga’uru
99 iva nga’uru mā iva
100 ta’i ‘ānere
101 ta’i ‘ānere mā ta’i
102 ta’i ‘ānere mā rua
110 ta’i ‘ānere e ta’i nga’uru
200 rua ‘ānere
238 rua ‘ānere e toru nga’uru mā varu
300 toru ‘ānere
400 ‘ā ‘ānere
500 rima ‘ānere
600 ono ‘ānere
700 ‘itu ‘ānere
800 varu ‘ānere
900 iva ‘ānere
999 iva ‘ānere e iva nga’uru mā iva
1,000 ta’i tauatini
2,000 rua tauatini
3,000 toru tauatini
4,000 ‘ā tauatini
5,000 rima tauatini
6,000 ono tauatini
7,000 ‘itu tauatini
8,000 varu tauatini
9,000 iva tauatini
10,000 ta’i nga’uru tauatini
1,000,000 ta’i mirioni


Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

Information about Rarotongan | Numbers | Tower of Babel

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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