Santa Cruz numbers

How to count in Santa Cruz (Natqgu), a Southeast Solomonic language spoken on Nendö Island in the east of the Solomon Islands.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 esz', tesz' kai
2 li kra-li
3 tq kra-tq
4 pwx kra-pwx
5 nzlvqn kra-nzlvqn
6 esz'mz kra-esz'mz
7 rlimz kra-rlimz
8 rtqmz kra-rtqmz
9 rpwxmz kra-rpwxmz
10 nzpnu, nzpnu-esz' kra-nzpnu
11 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-esz'
12 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-li
13 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-tq
14 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-pwx
15 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-nzlvqn
16 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-esz'mz
17 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-rlimz
18 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-rtqmz
19 nzpnu-esz'-nrade-rpwxmz
20 nzpnu-li
21 nzpnu-li-nrade-esz'
22 nzpnu-li-nrade-li
23 nzpnu-li-nrade-tq
24 nzpnu-li-nrade-pwx
25 nzpnu-li-nrade-nzlvqn
26 nzpnu-li-nrade-esz'mz
27 nzpnu-li-nrade-rlimz
28 nzpnu-li-nrade-rtqmz
29 nzpnu-li-nrade-rpwxmz
30 nzpnu-tq
40 nzpnu-pwx
50 nzpnu-nzlvqn
60 nzpnu-esz'mz
70 nzpnu-rlimz
80 nzpnu-rtqmz
90 nzpnu-rpwxmz
100 trtqki,trtqki-esz'
1,000 siu, siu-esz'
1,000,000 nyrmz

Source: A Grammar Sketch of Natqgu [ntu]: An Oceanic language of Santa Cruz, Solomon Islands - Brenda H (2022)

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