Numbers in Tamasheq

Information about counting in Tamasheq (Tafaghist), a Berber language spoken in parts of Mali and Burkina Faso.

Key to abbreviations: m = masculine, f = feminine

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 iyen, ìy-æn (m) ìy-æt (f) t-æ̀zzɑr-æt
2 essin, əssin
3 karad, kærɑd̩
4 ekkoz, ækkoz̩
5 semmos, sæmmos
6 saddis, sæd̩is
7 essa, æssɑ́
8 attɑm, əttɑ́m
9 tazza, tæz̩z̩ɑ
10 meraw, mærɑ́w
11 mærɑ́w d íy-æn
12 mærɑ́w ə̀d əssin
13 mærɑ́w ə̀d kærɑd̩
14 mærɑ́w ə̀d ækkoz̩
15 mærɑ́w ə̀d sæmmos
16 mærɑ́w ə̀d sæd̩is
17 mærɑ́w ə̀d æssɑ́
18 mærɑ́w ə̀d əttɑ́m
19 mærɑ́w ə̀d tæz̩z̩ɑ
20 sænɑ́t-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
30 kær̩ɑ́d̩-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
40 əkkóz̩-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
50 sæmmós-æt t-ə̀-mərw-en
60 sæd̩ís-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
70 æssɑ́-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
80 ættɑ́m-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
90 tæz̩z̩ɑ́y-æt ̚t-ə̀-mərw-en
100 t-è-med̩e, t-í-mɑd̩
1,000 ɑ̀fæd̩-æn, èfd̩-ɑn, é-fæd̩
1,000 milyón, mæ̀lyon

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