Numbers in Sikkimese

How to count in Sikkimese (འབྲས་​ལྗོངས་​སྐད་​), a Southern Tibetic language spoken in Sikkim in northeastern India, and in eastern Nepal.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 (༠) ཀླད་​ཀྔོར་​ [lɛ̃́kor]
1 (༡) གཅིག་​ (ci) [tɕiʔ] དང་​པྔོ་​ [tʽaŋpo]
2 (༢) གཉིས་​ [ɲíː]
3 (༣)) གསུམ་​ ་​ (sum) [súm] གསུམ་​པྔོ་​ [súm-po]
4 (༤) བཞི་​ (zhi) [ʑi]
5 (༥) ལྔ་​ [ŋá], ང (nga) [ŋɐ]
6 (༦) དྲུག [ʈʽuʔ/ʈʽuk]
7 (༧) བདུན་​ [dyn]
8 (༨) བརྒྱད་​ (ge') [gɛʔ], གྱེ (gye)
9 (༩) དགུ་​ [gu]
10 (༡༠) བཅུ་​(ཐམ་​བ་​) [tɕu(tʰamba)]
11 (༡༡) བཅུ་​གཅིག་​ [tɕuktɕiʔ]
12 (༡༢) བཅུ་​གཉིས་​ [tɕuːɲiː]
13 (༡༣) བཅུ་​གསུམ་​ [tɕuksum]
14 (༡༤) བཅུ་​བཞི་​ [tɕipʑi]
15 (༡༥) བཅྔོ་​ལྔ་​ [tɕɛːŋa]
16 (༡༦) བཅུ་​དྲུག་​ [tɕuːrup]
17 (༡༧) བཅྔོ་​བདུན་​ [tɕopdyn]
18 (༡༨) བཅྔོ་​བརྒྱད་​ [tɕopgɛʔ]
19 (༡༩) བཅུ་​དགུ་​ [tɕu:gu]
20 (༢༠) ཉི་​ཤུ་​(ཐམ་​བ་​) [ɲíɕu(tʰamba)]
21 (༢༡) རྕ་​གཅགི་​ [tsa-tɕiʔ], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​གཅིག་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-tɕiʔ]
22 (༢༢) རྕ་​གཉིས་​ [tsa-ɲiː], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​གཉིས་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-ɲiː]
23 (༢༣)) རྕ་​གསུམ་​ [tsa-sum], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​གསུམ་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-sum]
24 (༢༤) རྕ་​བཞི་​ [tsa-ʑi], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​བཞི་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-ʑi]
25 (༢༥) རྕ་​ལྔ་​ [tsa-ŋa], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​ལྔ་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-ŋa]
26 (༢༦) རྕ་​དྲུག [tsa-ʈʽuʔ], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​དྲུག་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-ʈʽuʔ]
27 (༢༧) རྕ་​བདུན་​ [tsa-dyn], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​བདུན་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-dyn]
28 (༢༨) རྕ་​བརྒྱད་​ [tsa-gɛʔ], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​བརྒྱད་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-gɛʔ]
29 (༢༩) རྕ་​དགུ་​ [tsa-gu], ཉི་​ཤུ་​རྕ་​དགུ་​ [ɲíɕu tsa-gu]
30 (༣༠) གསུམ་​བཅུ་​ [súmtɕu]
40 (༤༠) བཞི་​བཅུ་​ [ʑiptɕu]
50 (༥༠) ལྔ་​བཅུ་​ [ŋáptɕu]
60 (༦༠) དྲུག་​བཅུ་​ [ʈʽuktɕu]
70 (༧༠) བདུན་​བཅུ་​ [dyntɕu]
80 (༨༠) བརྒྱད་​བཅུ་​ [gɛtɕu]
90 (༩༠) དགུ་​བཅུ་​ [guptɕu]
100 (༡༠༠) གཅིག་​བརྒྱ་​ [tɕik gja], བརྒྱ་​གཅིག་​ [gja tɕiʔ]
1,000 (༢༠༠༠) སྟོང་​(ཕྲག་​) [tõː(ʈʰaʔ)]
10,000 (༢༠༠༠༠) ཁྲི་​ [ʈʰi]
100,000 (༢༠༠༠༠༠) འབུམ་​ [bum]
1,000,000 (༢༠༠༠༠༠༠) ས་​ཡ་​ [sája]

Information about counting in Sikkimese

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:Sikkimese_numerals
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/356363935_A_descriptive_grammar_of_Denjongke

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