Venda numbers

How to count in Venda (Tshivenḓa), a Southern Bantu language spoken in parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 thihi
2 mbili
3 raru
4 iṋa
5 ṱhanu
6 rathi
7 sumbe
8 malo
9 ṱahe
10 fumi
11 fuminthihi
12 fumimbili
13 fumiraru
14 fumiṋa
15 fumiṱhanu
16 fumirathi
17 fumisumbe
18 fumimalo
19 fumiṱahe
20 fumbili
21 fumbilithihi
22 fumbilimbili
23 fumbiliraru
24 fumbiliiṋa
25 fumbiliṱhanu
26 fumbilirathi
27 fumbilisumbe
28 fumbilimalo
29 fumbiliṱahe
30 furaru
40 fuiṋa
50 fuṱhanu
60 furathi
70 fusumbe
80 fumalo
90 fuṱahe
100 ḓana
1,000 gidi

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Information about counting in Venda

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Numbers in Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Central Teke, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Gusii, Gwere, Herero, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kongo, Kunda, Lingala, Lozi, Luba-Katanga (Kiluba), Luganda, Luvale, Makhuwa, Maore, Mbunda, Mwani, Ndebele (Northern), Ndebele (Southern), Nkore, Nyole, Nyungwe, Oshiwambo, Punu, Sengele, Shona, Soga, Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Swahili, Swati, Taita, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zulu

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