How to count in Apurinã (Popikariwakori), an Arawakan language spoken in Amazonas and Mato Grosso states of Brazil.
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|1||hãt-u (m), hãt-o (f)|
|5||epi-epi-hãtu-pakunu, hãtu waku ("one hand")|
There are to numbers in Apurinã - 1 (hãt-u / hãt-o) and 2 (epi). These can be combined together for larger numbers. For example 5 = epi-epi-hãtu-pakunu ("2 2 1 plus"). However, nowadays Apurinã people generally use Portuguese numbers after 3.
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