Burushaski numbers

How to count in Burushaski (بروشسکی‎), a language isolate spoken in northern Pakistan and northern India.

Numbers can take different endings depending on what class of noun they are attached to. For example hin hilesan = one boy, han danan = one stone, hik gilaas chil = one glass of water.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 hin, han, hik achamanum
2 altan, alta, altó altolum
3 isken, usko, iskí iskiulum
4 walto, usko, wálti waltilum
5 číndo, číndo, číndi čindiwlum
6 mishíndo, mishíndo, mishíndi mishindiwlum
7 thalo, thalo, thalé thalewlum
8 altámbo, altámbo, altámbi –
9 hunčo, hunčo, huntí huntiwlum
10 tóorimo, tóorimo, tóorimi
11 turma-hik
12 turma-alto
13 turma-iski
14 turma-wálti
15 turma-číndi
16 turma-mishíndi
17 turma-thale
18 turma-altámbi
19 turma-hunti
20 altar
21 altar-hik
22 altar-alto
23 altar-iski
24 altar-wálti
25 altar-číndi
26 altar-mishíndi
27 altar-thale
28 altar-altámbi
29 altar-hunti
30 altar-toorimi
31 alta-turma-hik
32 alta-turma-alto
33 alta-turma-iski
34 alta-turma-wálti
35 alta-turma-cíndi
36 alta-turma-mishíndi
37 alta-turma-thale
38 alta-turma-altámbi
39 alta-turma-hunti
40 alto-altar
41 alto-altar-hik
50 alto-altar-toorimi
51 alto-altar-turma-hik
60 iski-altar
70 iski-altar-toorimi
80 walti-altar
90 walti-altar-toorimi
100 tha
1,000 sáas

Sources:
https://www.languagesandnumbers.com/how-to-count-in-burushaski/en/bsk/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burushaski#Numerals
http://burushaskilanguage.com/language-overview/grammatical-sketch/

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Hear some numbers in Aloápam Zapotec:

Information about Burushaski | Numbers

Numbers in language isolates

Adaizan, Ainu, Basque, Bilua, Burushaski, Chitimacha, Eskayan, Haida, Karuk, Korean, Kunza, Nivkh, Puroik/Sulung, Tunica, Yuchi / Euchee, Zakhring, Zuni

Numbers in other languages

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