Numbers in Yimchungrü

How to count in Yimchungrü, a member of the Ao branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family spoken in Nagaland in northeastern India.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 akeangkeang  
1 khülang akhupuh, akhube
2 mahne mahnepü
3 mahsam mahsampü
4 fiyi afiyipü
5 phüngü aphüngüpü
6 thuruk athurukpü
7 thüne athünepü
8 tüza atüzapü
9 tuku atukupü
10 thürü athürüpü
11 thürü kheak khülang  
12 thürü kheak mahne  
13 thürü kheak mahsam  
14 thürü kheak fiyi  
15 thürü kheak phüngü  
16 thürü kheak thuruk  
17 thürü kheak thüne  
18 thürü kheak tüza  
19 thürü kheak tuku  
20 muku  
21 muku kheak khülang  
22 muku kheak mahne  
23 muku kheak mahsam  
24 muku kheak fiyi  
25 muku kheak phüngü  
26 muku kheak thuruk  
27 muku kheak thüne  
28 muku kheak tüza  
29 muku kheak tuku  
30 samrü  
40 yirü  
50 thünim  
60 rukrü  
70 nerü  
80 zahrü  
90 kurü  
100 chi  
1,000 chikhih  
100,000 lak, lakh  
10,000,000 crore  
one thousand million million chikhi  
billion billion  
1/4 shicham fiyi chhing khülang  
3/4 fiyi chhing mahsam  
1 1/2 khülang fükrüpkhü  
2 1/2 mahne fükrüpkhü  

Source: Kumar, Braj Bihari. (1973). Hindi–Yimchungrü–English dictionary. Kohima, India: Nagaland Bhasha Parishad

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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