Numbers in Aari

How to count in Aari (አፋን፡ኣሪ፡ / Áfan ārí), a South Omotic language spoken in the North Omo zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' region of southern Ethiopia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 ዎሌቀ, woleqa [wɔlɛχa] ቢሬነ, birena [birɛna]
2 ከሥኬን, kasken [kaskɛn] ኬሥቲምሲ, kestimsi [kɛstimsi]
3 ሜከን, mekan [mɛkan] mekinsi [mɛkinsi]
4 oyidi [ɔjidi] oyitsi [ɔjitsi]
5 don [dɔŋ] donsi [dɔŋsi]
6 lā [laː] lāsi [laːsi]
7 tebaz [tɛbaz] tepsi [tɛpsi]
8 kasken temars [kaskɛn tɛmars] kasken temarsi [kaskɛn tɛmarsi]
9 wolqan temars [wɔlχan tɛmars] wolqan temersi [wɔlχɛn tɛmɛrsi]
10 tema [tɛma] temsi [tɛmsi]
11 tema woleqo [tɛma wolɛχo] tema wolqek [tɛma wolχɛk]
12 tɛma kɛstɛn
13 tɛma mɛkɛn
14 tɛma ojidi
15 tɛma doŋ
16 tɛma laa
17 tɛma tɛbaz
18 tɛma kaskɛn-tɛmɛrs
19 tɛma olχan-tɛmɛrs
20 boonda bonda
21 boonda-k wolɛχ
22 boonda-k kɛstɛn
23 boonda-k mɛkɛn
24 boonda-k ojidi
25 boonda-k doŋ
26 boonda-k laa
27 boonda-k tɛbaz
28 boonda-k kaskɛn-tɛmɛ-rs
29 boonda-k wolχan-tɛmɛ-rs
30 e-wolɛχ bab-its-ke afɛ-tɛma
40 e-χɛstɛn bab-its
50 e-χɛstɛn bab-its-ke afa-tɛma
60 e-mɛrkɛn bab-its
70 e-mɛrkɛn bab-its-ke afa-tɛma
80 (ed) ojidi bab-its
90 ojidi bab-itsi-ke afa-tɛma-k
100 doŋ bab-its
1000 ʃije

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