Badaga numbers (படகா / ಬಡಗ)

How to count in Badaga, a southern Dravidian language spoken in Tamil Nadu and Kerala in southern India.

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Numerals Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 ondu onda:vadu
2 eraḍu eraḍa:vadu
3 murru mu:rane, mu:ra:vadu
4 na:ku, na:lu ka:l, ka:lu
5 aidu aida:vadu
6 a:ru a:ra:vadu
7 iyyu, ilu, i:u, i:yu, e:lu iyya:vadu, e:la:vadu
8 eţţu eţţa:vadu
9 ombattu ombatta:vadu
10 attu, hattu atta:vadu, hatta:vadu
11 annondu, hannondu annonda:vadu, hannonda:vadu
12 anneraḍu, hanneraḍu anneraḍa:vadu, hannera:ḍa:vadu
13 adimu:ru, hadimu:ru adimu:ra:vadu, hadimu:ra:vadu
14 adina:ku, hadina:ku adina:ka:vadu, hadina:ka:vadu
15 adinaidu, hadinaidu adinaida:vadu, hadinaida:vadu
16 adina:ru, hadina:ru adina:ra:vadu, hadina:ra:vadu
17 aderiu, hadiniļu, hadirļu, haderiu adini:ļa:vadu, adine:la:vadu, aderia:vadu, hadini:ļa:vadu, hadine:ļa:vadu, haderia:vadu
18 adereţţu, hadireţţu, hadereţţu adineţţa:vadu, adereţţa:vadu, hadineţţa:vadu, hadereţţa:vadu
19 attombattu, hattombattu attombatta:vadu, hattombatta:vadu
20 ippattu ippatta:vadu
21 ippattondu ippattonda:vadu
22 ippatteraḍu ippatteraḍa:vadu
23 ippattamu:ru ippattamu:ra:vadu
24 ippattana:ku ippattana:ka:vadu
25 ippattai:du ippattai:da:vadu
26 ippatta:ru ippatta:ra:vadu
27 ippattiyyu, ippatti:ļu ippattiyya:vadu
28 ippattețțu ippattețța:vadu
29 ippattombattu ippattombatta:vadu
30 mu:vattu mu:vatta:vadu
40 na:lavattu na:lavatta:vadu
50 aivattu aivatta:vadu
60 aravattu aravatta:vadu
70 iyyu attu, iļu attu, evattu, eļavattu evatta:vadu, eļavatta:vadu
80 embattu embatta:vadu
90 tombattu tombatta:vadu
100 nu:ru nu:ra:vadu
200 innu:ru, iru nu:ru innu:ra:vadu
300 munnurru munnurra:vadu
400 na:nu:ru, na:nnu:ru na:nu:ra:vadu, na:nnu:ra:vadu
500 ainu:ru ainu:ra:vadu
600 aranu:ru, a:ru nu:ru aranu:ra:vadu, a:ru nu:ra:vadu
700 ia nu:ru, iyyu nu:ru, iļu nu:ru, e:ļu nu:ru iyyu nu:ra:vadu, iļu nu:ra:vadu, e:ļu nu:ra:vadu
800 ețțu nu:ru, ețnu:ru ețțu nu:ra:vadu, ețnu:ra:vadu
900 ombe:nu:ru ombe:nu:ra:vadu
1,000 sa:vira sa:vira:vadu
2,000 eraḍu sa:vira eraḍu sa:vira:vadu
3,000 murru:sa:vira murru:sa:vira:vadu
4,000 na:ku sa:vira na:ku sa:vira:vadu
5,000 aidu sa:vira aidu sa:vira:vadu
6,000 a:ru sa:vira a:ru sa:virada
7,000 iyyu sa:vira iyyu sa:vira:vadu
8,000 ețțu sa:vira ețțu sa:vira:vadu
9,000 ombattu sa:vira ombattu sa:vira:vadu
10,000 hattu sa:vira hattu sa:vira:vadu
100,000 lacca lacca:vadu
1 million, 10 lakh hattu lacca hattu lacca:vadu
10 million ko:ḍi koḍi:vadu

Source: Paul Hockings & Christiane Pilot-Raichoor. A Badaga — English Dictionary. Berlin/New York, 1992.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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