Numbers in Samoan

How to count in Samoan (Gagana fa‘a Sāmoa), a Polynesian language spoken mainly in Western Samoa and American Samoa.

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East Futuana numbers

Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 noa, selo
1 tasi muamua / ulua‘i
2 lua lona-lua
3 tolu lona-tolu
4 fa lona-fa
5 lima lona-lima
6 ono lona-ono
7 fitu lona-fitu
8 valu lona-valu
9 iva lona-iva
10 sefulu lona-sefulu
11 sefulu-tasi
sefulu ma le tasi
12 sefulu-lua
sefulu ma le lua
13 sefulu-tolu
sefulu ma le tolu
14 sefulu-fa
sefulu ma le fa
15 sefulu-lima
sefulu ma le lima
16 sefulu-ono
sefulu ma le ono
17 sefulu-fitu
sefulu ma le fitu
18 sefulu-valu
sefulu ma le valu
19 sefulu-iva
sefulu ma le iva
20 lua-sefulu
21 lua-sefulu-tasi
22 lua-sefulu-lua
23 lua-sefulu-tolu
24 lua-sefulu-fa
25 lua-sefulu-lima
26 lua-sefulu-ono
27 lua-sefulu-fitu
28 lua-sefulu-valu
29 lua-sefulu-iva
30 tolu-sefulu
40 fa-sefulu
50 lima-sefulu
60 ono-sefulu
70 fitu-sefulu
80 valu-sefulu
90 iva-sefulu
100 selau
200 lua-selau
lua lau
300 tolu-selau
400 fa-selau
500 lima-selau
600 ono-selau
700 fitu-selau
800 valu-selau
900 iva-selau
1,000 afe / tasi-afe
10,000 sefulu-afe / mano
100,000 selau-afe
1,000,000 miliona
once fa‘atasi
twice fa‘alua


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Information about counting in Samoan

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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

Numbers in other languages

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