Numbers in Vitu

How to count in Vitu (Pole Vitu), a Western Oceanic language spoken in West New Britain Province of Papua New Guinea.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 katiu muga, muga-nga
2 rua rua-na
3 tolu tolu-na
4 vata, garamo garamo-na
5 lima
6 polo-katiu
7 polo-rua
8 polo-tolu
9 polo-vata, polo-garamo
10 zanga-vulu
11 zanga-vuluka katiu balana katiu
12 zanga-vuluka katiu balana rua
13 zanga-vuluka katiu balana tolu
14 zanga-vuluka katiu balana garamo
15 zanga-vuluka katiu balana lima
16 zanga-vuluka katiu balana polo-katiu
17 zanga-vuluka katiu balana polo-rua
18 zanga-vuluka katiu balana polo-tolu
19 zanga-vuluka katiu balana polo-vata
20 zanga-vuluka rua
21 zanga-vuluka rua balana katiu
22 zanga-vuluka rua balana rua
23 zanga-vuluka rua balana tolu
24 zanga-vuluka rua balana garamo
25 zanga-vuluka rua balana lima
26 zanga-vuluka rua balana polo-katiu
27 zanga-vuluka rua balana polo-rua
28 zanga-vuluka rua balana polo-tolu
29 zanga-vuluka rua balana polo-vata
30 zanga-vuluka tolu
40 zanga-vuluka garamo
50 zanga-vuluka lima
60 zanga-vuluka polo-katiu
70 zanga-vuluka polo-rua
80 zanga-vuluka polo-tolu
90 zanga-vuluka polo-vata

Source: Vitu Grammar Sketch by René van den Berg and Peter Bachet

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