Numbers in Cornish

How to count in Cornish, a Brythonic Celtic language spoken mainly in Cornwall in the the southwest of Britain. The numbers are shown in Common Cornish (Kernewek Kemmyn).

Key to abbreviations: m = masculine, f = feminine

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  Cardinal Ordinal
0 mann, zero  
1 onan, unn (before noun) kensa
2 dew (m) diw (f) nessa, eyl
3 tri (m) teyr (f) tressa
4 peswar (m) peder (f) peswara
5 pymp pympes
6 hwegh hweghves
7 seyth seythves
8 eth ethves
9 naw nawves
10 deg degves
11 unnek unnegves
12 dewdhek dewdhegves
13 trydhek trydegves
14 peswardhek peswardhegves
15 pymthek pymthegves
16 hwetek hwetegves
17 seytek seytegves
18 etek etegves
19 nownsek nowsegves
20 ugens ugensves
21 onan warn ugens kensa warn ugens
22 dew/diw warn ugens nessa warn ugens
23 tri/teyr warn ugens tressa warn ugens
24 peswar/peder warn ugens peswara warn ugens
25 pymp warn ugens pympes warn ugens
26 hwegh warn ugens hweghves warn ugens
27 seyth warn ugens seythves warn ugens
28 eth warn ugens ethves warn ugens
29 naw warn ugens nawves warn ugens
30 deg warn ugens degves warn ugens
31 uunek warn ugens unegves warn ugens
32 dewdhek warn ugens dewdhegves warn ugens
33 trydhek warn ugens trydhegves warn ugens
34 peswardhek warn ugens peswardhegves warn ugens
35 pymthek warn ugens pymthegves warn ugens
36 hewtek warn ugens hewtegves warn ugens
37 seytek warn ugens seytegves warn ugens
38 etek warn ugens etegves warn ugens
39 nownsek warn ugens nownsegves warn ugens
40 dew ugens dew ugensves
50 hanter kans
deg ha dew ugens
hanter kansves
degves ha dew ugens
60 tri-ugens tri-ugensves
70 deg ha tri ugens degves ha tri ugens
80 peswar ugens peswar ugensves
90 deg ha peswar ugens degves ha peswar ugens
100 kans kansves
1000 mil milves
100 kans kansves
200 dew kans dew kansves
300 tri hans tri hasnves
400 peswar kans pewsar kansves
500 pymp kans pymp kansves
600 hwegh kans hwegh kansves
1,000 mil milves
2,000 diw vil diw vilves
1 million milvil
1 billion bilyon bilyonves
1 trillion trilyon trilyonves

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