Numbers in Biak

How to count in Biak (wós Vyak), a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in the Biak Islands in Papua Province in eastern Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 eser, oser vepon
2 suru vevesuru
3 kyor vevekyor
4 fyak vevefyak
5 rim veverim
6 wonem vevewonem
7 fik vevefik
8 war vevewar
9 siw vevesiw
10 samfur vevesamfur
11 samfur sesr oser
12 samfur sesr di suru
13 samfur sesr di kyor
14 samfur sesr di fyak
15 samfur sesr di rim
16 samfur sesr di wonem
17 samfur sesr di fik
18 samfur sesr di war
19 samfur sesr di siw
20 samfur di suru
21 samfur di suru sesr oser
22 samfur di suru sesr di suru
23 samfur di suru sesr di kyor
24 samfur di suru sesr di fyak
25 samfur di suru sesr di rim
26 samfur di suru sesr di wonem
27 samfur di suru sesr di fik
28 samfur di suru sesr di war
29 samfur di suru sesr di siw
30 samfur di kyor
40 samfur di fyak
50 samfur di rim
60 samfur di wonem
70 samfur di fik
80 samfur di war
90 samfur di siw
100 utin
200 utin di suru
300 utin di kyor
400 utin di fyak
500 utin di rim
600 utin di wonem
700 utin di fik
800 utin di war
900 utin di siw
1,000 syáran
10,000 syáran samfur
1,000,000 juta

Source: Wilco van den Heuvel. Biak. Description of an Austronesian Language of Papua. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2006.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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