Numbers in Savosavo

How to count in Savosavo, a Papuan language spoken on Savo Island north of Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 ela (pade/pa) ela sua
2 edo edo sua
3 ighiva (ighia) ighiva sua
4 aghava aghava sua
5 ara ara sua
6 poghoa poghoa sua
7 poghoro poghoro sua
8 kui kui sua
9 kuava kuava sua
10 atale (pa kua/pa pigu) atale sua
11 panipiti  
12 edonipiti  
13 ighivanipiti  
14 aghavanipiti  
15 aranipiti  
16 poghoanipiti  
17 poghoronipiti  
18 kuinipiti  
19 kuavanipiti  
20 nebolo  
21 nebolo pa  
22 nebolo edo  
23 nebolo ighiva  
24 nebolo aghava  
25 nebolo ara  
26 nebolo poghoa  
27 nebolo poghoro  
28 nebolo kui  
29 nebolo kuava  
30 ighivaleza  
40 aghavaleza  
50 aratale  
60 poghoatale  
70 poghoroatale  
80 kuiatale  
90 kuavatale  
100 pa kela  
200 edo kela  
269 edo kelagha poghoatale kuava  
300 ighia kela  
400 aghava kela  
500 ara kela  
600 poghoa kela  
700 poghoro kela  
800 kui kela  
900 kuava kela  
999 kuava kelagha kuavatale kuava  
1,000 pa togha  
2,000 edo togha  
3,000 ighia togha  
4,000 aghava togha  
5,000 ara togha  
6,000 poghoa togha  
7,000 poghoro togha  
7,777 poghoro toghagha poghoro kelagha poghoroatale poghoro  
8,000 kui togha  
9,000 kuava togha  
10,000 atale togha  
100,000 pa kela togha  
300,000 ighia kela togha  
1,000,000 pa mola  
1,234,567 pa mola edo kelagha ighivaleza aghava toghagha ara kelagha poghoatale poghoro  


Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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