Numbers in Swati (Tinombolo)

Information about counting in Swati (siSwati), a Bantu language spoken in Eswatini and South Africa.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 kunye
2 kubili
3 kutsatfu
4 kune
5 kusihlanu
6 kusitfupha
7 kusikhombisa
8 kusiphohlongo
9 kuyimfica
10 kulishumi
11 lishumi nakunye
12 lishumi nakubili
13 lishumi nantsatfu
14 lishumi nakune
15 lishumi nanhlanu
16 lishumi nasitfupha
17 lishumi nasikhombisa
18 lishumi nasiphohlongo
19 lishumi nemfica
20 emashumi lamabili
21 emashumi lamabili nakunye
22 emashumi lamabili nakubili
23 emashumi lamabili nantsatfu
24 emashumi lamabili nakune
25 emashumi lamabili nanhlanu
26 emashumi lamabili nasitfupha
27 emashumi lamabili nasikhombisa
28 emashumi lamabili nasiphohlongo
29 emashumi lamabili nemfica
30 emashumi lamatsatfu
40 emashumi lamane
50 emashumi lasihlanu
60 emashumi lasitfupha
70 emashumi lasikhombisa
80 emashumi lasiphohlongo
90 emashumi layimfica
100 likhulu
200 emakhulu lamabili
300 emakhulu lamatsatfu
1,000 inkhulungwane
2,000 tinkhulungwane letimbili
1,000,000 sigidzi

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