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
lona-sefulu-tasi
12 sefulu-lua
sefulu ma le lua
lona-sefulu-tasi
13 sefulu-tolu
sefulu ma le tolu
lona-sefulu-tolu
14 sefulu-fa
sefulu ma le fa
lona-sefulu-fa
15 sefulu-lima
sefulu ma le lima
lona-sefulu-lima
16 sefulu-ono
sefulu ma le ono
lona-sefulu-ono
17 sefulu-fitu
sefulu ma le fitu
lona-sefulu-fitu
18 sefulu-valu
sefulu ma le valu
lona-sefulu-valu
19 sefulu-iva
sefulu ma le iva
lona-sefulu-iva
20 lua-sefulu
luafulu
lona-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
tolugafulu
40 fa-sefulu
fagafulu
50 lima-sefulu
limagafulu
60 ono-sefulu
onogafulu
70 fitu-sefulu
fitugafulu
80 valu-sefulu
valugafulu
90 iva-sefulu
ivagafulu
100 selau
lau
200 lua-selau
lua lau
300 tolu-selau
tolugalau
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

Notes

Hear some Samoan numbers:

Links

Information about counting in Samoan
http://mylanguages.org/samoan_numbers.php
http://learn101.org/samoan_numbers.php
http://samoan.manuatele.net/numbers.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samoan_language

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Numbers in Polynesian languages

Proto-Polynesian, Anutan, Emae, Futunan, Hawaiian, Kapingamarangi, Mangareva, Māori, Marquesan (North), Marquesan (South), Moriori, Niuafoʻou, Niuean, Nukuria, Nukuoro, Pukapukan, Rapa, Rapa Nui, Rarotongan, Rennellese, Samoan, Sikaiana, Tahitian, Tokelauan, Takuu, Tongan, Tuvaluan, Wallisian

Numbers in other languages

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