Saramaccan numbers

How to count in Saramaccan (Saamáka), a Portuguese-based creole spoken in Suriname and French Guiana.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 wán fósu
2 di u mbei tu
3 dií
4 fö́ di u fö
5 féífi
6 síkísi
7 së́bën, séíbi
8 áíti
9 në́ígi, në́ni
10 téni
11 ë́lúfu
12 tuwálufu, tuwalufu., twaälufu
13 téni-a-dií
14 téni-a-fö́
15 téni-a-féífi
16 téni-a-síkísi
17 téni-a-së́bën
18 téni-a-áíti
19 téni-a-në́ígi
20 túwénti
30 diíténi
40 fö́téni
50 féífíténi
100 hö́ndö
1,000 dúsu


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