Sherdukpen numbers

How to count in Sherdukpen (Mey nyuk), a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh in the northeast of India.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 han go-pu-saw, akhong-saw, khruk-saw
2 nyit ji-lukhung-kho
3 ung  
4 phsi  
5 khu  
6 chuk  
7 sit  
8 sargyat  
9 thikhi  
11 sahan  
12 si-nyit  
13 su-ung  
14 sam-phsi  
15 sang-khu  
16 sā-chuk  
17 sā-sit  
18 sā-sargyat  
19 sā-thikhi  
20 kha-han, nyi-sō  
21 kha-han-lo-han  
22 kha-han-lo-nyit  
23 kha-han-lo-ung  
24 kha-han-lo-phsi  
25 kha-han-lo-khu  
26 kha-han-lo-chuk  
27 kha-han-lo-sit  
28 kha-han-lo-sargyat  
29 kha-han-lo-thikhi  
30 kha-han-lo-sō (20+10)  
40 kha-nyit (20x2)  
50 kha-nyit-lo-sō (20x2+10)  
60 kha-ung (20x3)  
70 kha-ung-lo-sō (20x3+10)  
80 kha-phsi (20x4)  
90 kha-phsi-lo-sō (20x4+10)  
100 ja-an, ja-han  
200 ja-nyit  
300 ja-ung  
400 ja-phsi  
500 ja-khu  
600 ja-chuk  
700 ja-sit  
800 ja-sargyat  
900 ja-thikhi  
1,000 tong-tho-an  
once caw-ro, akhong-akhong  
twice kor-nyit  
thrice kor-ung  
1/3 ung-lo-han  
1/4 phsi-lo-han  
1/2 likeh-mo  
1/10 sō-lo-han  

Source: Rinchin Dondrup. A Hand Book on Sherdukpen Language. Directorate of Research. Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Itanagar – 1988.

Information about Sherdukpen

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in Tibeto-Burman languages

Angami, Balti, Hmar, Inpui, Jingpho, Khowa (Bugun), Koireng, Lepcha, Liangmai Naga, Milang, Moyon, Naxi, Pochuri (Naga), Sartang, Sherdukpen, Singpho, Tangkhul (Naga)

Numbers in other languages

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