Numbers in Cia-Cia

How to count in Cia-Cia (Bahasa Ciacia / 바하사 찌아찌아), a Celebic language spoken on Buton, Binongko and Batu Atas islands in Indonesia.

Note: numbers in other dialects of Cia-Cia may differ somewhat from the ones show here.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 ise / 이세 ['ise]
2 rua / 루아 [ 'rua]
3 tolu / 똘루 ['tolu]
4 pa'a / 빠아 ['paʔa]
5 lima / 을리마 [ 'lima]
6 no'o / 노오 ['noʔo]
7 picu / 삐쭈 [ 'pitʃu]
8 oalu / 오알루 ['oalu], walu / ᄫᅡᆯ루 ['walu]
9 siua /시우아 ['siua]
10 ompulu / 옴뿔루 [o'mpulu]
11 ompulu amea [o'mpulu a'mea}
12 ompulu dorua [o'mpulu do'rua]
13 ompulu totolu [o'mpulu to'tolu]
14 ompulu popa'a [o'mpulu po'paʔa]
15 ompulu lolima [o'mpulu lo'lima]
16 ompulu nono'o [o'mpulu no'noʔo]
17 ompulu popicu [ o'mpulu po'pitʃu]
18 ompulu oalu [o'mpulu o'alu]
19 ompulu siua [o'mpulu 'siua]
20 ruapulu [ rua'pulu]
21 ruapulu amea [rua'pulu a'mea}
22 ruapulu dorua [rua'pulu do'rua]
23 ruapulu totolu [rua'pulu to'tolu]
24 ruapulu popa'a [rua'pulu po'paʔa]
25 ruapulu lolima [rua'pulu lo'lima]
26 ruapulu nono'o [rua'pulu no'noʔo]
27 ruapulu popicu [ rua'pulu po'pitʃu]
28 ruapulu oalu [rua'pulu o'alu]
29 ruapulu siua [rua'pulu 'siua]
30 tolu pulu ['tolu 'pulu]
40 pato pulu [ 'pato 'pulu]
50 lima pulu ['lima 'pulu]
60 nomo pulu ['nomo 'pulu]
70 picu pulu [ 'pitʃu 'pulu]
80 walu pulu ['walu 'pulu]
90 siua pulu ['siua 'pulu]
100 hacu / 하쭈 [hatʃu]
1000 ariwu [a'riwu]

Sources and information about Cia-Cia numbers

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Numbers in Celebic languages

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