Yolŋu numbers

How to count in Yolŋu (Yolŋu Matha), a group of Pama-Nyungan languages spoken in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory of Australia. These numbers are in Gupapuyŋu, a variety of Dhuwal spoken in the communities of Milingimbi, Ramingining, Gapuwiyak and Galiwin’ku.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 waḻgany ŋäthili
2 bulal’
3 guḻpurr’
4 märrma’marrma
5 waŋgany rulu
10 goŋ-marrma’

Source: Yolngu-English Dictionary

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