Numbers in Seediq

How to count in Seediq (Sediq Taroko), a Northern Formosan language spoken in central and eastern Taiwan.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 kiᶇan muku-kiᶇan
2 daha muku-daha
3 teru muku teru
4 sepats muku-sepats
5 rima muku-rima
6 muteru muku-muteru
7 mupitu muku-mupitu
8 musepats muku-musepats
9 muᶇari muku-muᶇari
10 maxan muku-maxan
11 maxan kiᶇan
12 maxan daha
13 maxan teru
14 maxan sepats
15 maxan rima
16 maxan muteru
17 maxan mupitu
18 maxan musepats
19 maxan muᶇari
20 mupusan
21 mupusan kiᶇan
22 mupusan daha
23 mupusan teru
24 mupusan sepats
25 mupusan rima
26 mupusan muteru
27 mupusan mupitu
28 mupusan musepats
29 mupusan muᶇari
30 mumuteru
40 mumusepats
50 mumurima
60 mumuterun
70 mumupitu
80 mumusepatun
90 mumuᶇari
100 kiᶇan kubekuj
101 kiᶇan kubekuj kiᶇan
200 daha kubekuj
300 teru kubekuj
400 sepats kubekuj
456 sepats kubekuj mumurima muteru
500 rima kubekuj
600 muteru kubekuj
700 mupitu kubekuj
800 musepats kubekuj
900 muᶇari kubekuj
once munexan, texan
twice mutupusan
thrice mututeru
half mududeka, itutsin
a pair kusedan

Source: 《赛德克语研究》"Seediq Language Research". 北京:民族出版社,2014. Beijing: National Publishing House, 2014.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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