Daakaka numbers

How to count in Daakaka, a Southern Oceanic language spoken in the southwest of Ambrym Island in Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 swa
3 sii
4 vyer
5 lim
6 milipsyes
7 milivyo
8 milipsii
9 meper
10 sungavi
11 sungavi a swa
12 sungavi a ló
13 sungavi a sii
14 sungavi a vyer
15 sungavi a lim
16 sungavi a milipsyes
17 sungavi a milivyo
18 sungavi a milipsii
19 sungavi a meper
20 ung ló
21 ung ló a swa
22 ung ló a ló
23 ung ló a sii
24 ung ló a vyer
25 ung ló a lim
26 ung ló a milipsyes
27 ung ló a milivyo
28 ung ló a milipsii
29 ung ló a meper
30 ung sii
40 ung vyer
50 ung lim
60 ung milipsyes
70 ung milivyo
80 ung milipsii
90 ung meper
100 ung sungavi
200 ung sungavi vya ló
300 ung sungavi vya sii
400 ung sungavi vya vyer
500 ung sungavi vya lim
600 ung sungavi vya milipsyes
700 ung sungavi vya milivyo
800 ung sungavi vya milipsii
900 ung sungavi vya meper
1,000 taosen

Source: A Grammar of Daakaka by Kilu von Prince. 2015 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Munich/Boston.

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Numbers in Oceanic languages

Ahamb, Apma, Avava, Babatana, Bariai, Big Numbas, Bola, Cheke Holo, Daakaka, Dorig, Fijian, Hiw, Hoava, Kara, Kokota, Kove, Lakon, Lewo, Lote, Lo-Toga, Manam, Maskelynes, Mavea, Mussau-Emira, Mwotlap, Nafsan, Nahavaq, Namakura, Nduke, Neve‘ei, North Efate, Nume, Paama, Papapana, Rotuman, Roviana, Siar, Sio, Sobei, Sursurunga, Tigak, Tamambo, Ubir, Ughele, Vitu

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