Numbers in Teiwa

How to count in Teiwa, a Trans-New Guinea language spoken on Pantar Island in the Alor Archipelago in East Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 nuk
2 (ha)raq
3 yerig
4 ut
5 yusan
6 tiaam
7 yesraq
8 yesneriq
9 yesnu’ut
10 qaar nuk
11 qaar nuk rug nuk
12 qaar nuk rug raq
13 qaar nuk rug yerig
14 qaar nuk rug ut
15 qaar nuk rug yusan
16 qaar nuk rug tiam
17 qaar nuk rug yesraq
18 qaar nuk rug yesneriq
19 qaar nuk rug yesnu’ut
20 qaar raq
21 qaar raq rug nuk
22 qaar raq rug (ha)raq
23 qaar raq rug yerig
24 qaar raq rug ut
25 qaar raq rug yusan
26 qaar raq rug tiam
27 qaar raq rug yesraq
28 qaar raq rug yesneriq
29 qaar raq rug yesnu’ut
30 qaar yirig, qaar rig
31 qaar yirig rug nuk
40 qaar ut
50 qaar yusan
60 qaar tiam
70 qaar yesraq
80 qaar yesneriq
90 qaar yesnu’ut
100 ratu nuk
101 ratu nuk rug nuk
111 ratu nuk qar nuk rug nuk
200 ratu (ha)raq
300 ratu yerig
400 ratu ut
500 ratu yusan
600 ratu tiam
700 ratu yesraq
800 ratu yesneriq
900 ratu yesnu’ut
1,000 ribu nuk
1,100 ribu nuk ratu nuk
1,999 ribu haratu yes na’ut qaar yes na’ut rug yes na’ut
2,000 ribu (ha)raq
3,000 ribu yerig
4,000 ribu ut
5,000 ribu yusan
6,000 ribu tiam
7,000 ribu yesraq
8,000 ribu yesneriq
9,000 ribu yesnu’ut
10,000 ribu qaar nuk


Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Information about Teiwa

Numbers in Timor–Alor–Pantar languages

Abui, Bunak, Ketengban, Makalero, Sawila, Teiwa,

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