Numbers in Shompen

How to count in Shompen, a Nicobarese language spoken in Great Nicobar Island, part of the Indian union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 heiag
2 ɛo, duo
3 ugai
4 phugāy
5 tɛy
6 ugāo
7 ā̃in
8 thugāy
9 niŋai
10 tai

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Source: Roger Blench. The language of the Shom Pen: a language isolate in the Nicobar islands. Cambridge 2007.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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