Numbers in Cebuano (Bisaya / Sinugbuanon)

Information about counting in Cebuano, an Austronesian language spoken in parts of the Philippines, particuarly in Cebu.

The numbers used in Cebuano for counting are a mixture of native Cebuano numbers and numbers borrowed from Spanish. From 1-10 the native numbers are used; from 11-99 the Spanish numbers are generallly used, and from 100 a mixture of Cebuano and Spanish numbers are used Many counting money Spanish-derived numbers are generally used.

Numeral Native numbers Spanish-derived numbers
0 wala sero
1 usa piso
2 duha dos
3 tulo tres
4 upat kwatro
5 lima singko
6 unom sais
7 pito syete
8 walo otso/otcho
9 siyam noybe
10 napu'o diyes / jes
11 napulo ug usa onse
12 napulo ug duha dose
13 napulo ug tulo trese
14 napulo ug upat katorse
15 napulo ug lima kinse
16 napulo ug unom dise sais
17 napulo ug pito dise syete
18 napulo ug walo dise otso/otcho
19 napulo ug siyam dise noybe
20 kawhaan baynte
30 katloan traynta
40 kap-atan kwarenta
50 kalim-an singkwenta
60 kanum-an saisenta
70 kapitoan sitenta
80 kawaloan otsenta / otchenta
90 kasiyaman nobenta
100 usa ka gatos -
200 duha ka gatos -
300 tulo ka gatos -
400 upat ka gatos -
500 lima ka gatos -
600 unom ka gatos -
700 pito ka gatos -
800 walo ka gatos -
900 siyam ka gatos -
1000 usa ka libo -
10,000 napulo ka libo -
100,000 usa ka gatos ka libo -
1 million usa ka milyon -

Information compiled by Emmanuel B. Anajao

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Links

Information about numbers in Cebuano
http://www.cebuwatch.com/cebuano-dialect/cebuano-numbers.html
http://www.jonsay.co.uk/dictionary.php?langa=English&langb=Cebuano&category=numbers
http://www.binisaya.com/content/cebuano-numbers

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