Tiv numbers

How to count in Tiv (dzwa Tiv), a Southern Bantoid language spoken mainly in Benue State in southeast Nigeria.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 mom
2 uhar
3 utar
4 unyiin
5 utaan
6 ateratar
7 utaan-kar-uhar
8 anigheni
9 utan-kar-unyiin
10 pue
11 pue kar mom
12 pue-kar-uhar
13 pue-kar-utar
14 pue-kar-unyiin
15 pue-kar-utaan
16 pue-kar-ateratar
17 pue-kar-utaan-kar-uhar
18 pue-kar-anigheni
19 pue-kar-utan-kar-unyiin
20 ikundu
21 ikundu-kar-mom
22 ikundu-kar-uhar
23 ikundu-kar-utar
24 ikundu-kar-unyiin
25 ikundu-kar-utaan
26 ikundu-kar-ateratar
27 ikundu-kar-utaan-kar-uhar
28 ikundu-kar-anigheni
29 ikundu-kar-utan-kar-unyiin
30 ikundu-gber
40 akundu-ahar
50 akundu-ahar-gber
60 akundu-atar
70 akundu-atar-gber
80 akundu-anyiin
90 akundu-anyiin-gber
100 deri-mom
1,000 dubu-mom
100,000 dubu-deri-mom

Hear some numbers in Tiv:

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Information about counting in Tiv

Information about Tiv | Phrases | Numbers | Tower of Babel

Numbers in Bantoid languages

Bafanji, Bamum, Ghomalaʼ, Mmen, Tiv

Numbers in other languages

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