Numbers in Central Sinama

How to count in Central Sinama, a Sama-Bajaw language spoken in the southern Philippines.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 issa, dakayu kaissa
2 duwa karuwa
3 t’llu kat’llu
4 mpat kāmpat
5 lima kalima
6 nnom kannom
7 pitu’ kapitu’
8 walu’ kawalu’
9 siyam kasiyam
10 sangpū’ kasangpū‘
11 sangpū’ maka ssa  
12 sangpū’ maka duwa  
13 sangpū’ maka t‘llu  
14 sangpū’ maka mpat  
15 sangpū’ maka lima  
16 sangpū’ maka nnom  
17 sangpū’ maka pitu‘  
18 sangpū’ maka walu‘  
19 sangpū’ maka siyam  
20 duwampu’  
21 duwampu’ maka ssa  
22 duwampu’ maka duwa  
23 duwampu’ maka t’llu  
24 duwampu’ maka mpat  
25 duwampu’ maka lima  
26 duwampu’ maka nnom  
27 duwampu’ maka pitu’  
28 duwampu’ maka walu’  
29 duwampu’ maka siyam  
30 t’llumpū’  
40 mpatpū’  
50 limampū’  
60 nnompū’  
70 pitumpū’  
80 walumpū’  
90 siyampū’  
100 dahatus  
105 dahatus maka lima  
150 dahatus maka limampū’  
175 dahatus maka pitumpū’ maka lima  
200 duwa hatus  
300 t’llu hatus  
400 mpat hatus  
500 lima hatus  
600 nnom hatus  
700 pitu’ hatus  
800 walu’ hatus  
900 siyam hatus  
1,000 dangibu  
once min t’dda  
twice min duwa  
one half santonga’  
one third bahagi’ t’llu  
one fourth bahagi’ mpat  
one fifth bahagi’ lima  

Source: Languages of the Southern Gateway. Manila. SIL – 1979.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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