Numbers in Dumi

How to count in Dumi (दुमी‎), a Kiranti language spoken in the Khotang District in eastern Nepal

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 (१) तुक [tuk], तुक्पु [tukpu], तुक्बो [tukbo] भुपा [bʰupa]
2 (२) सक [sʌk] सक [sʌk]
3 (३) रेक [rek] एका [eka]
4 (४) तुम [tum] ताकु [taku]
5 (५) ङ [ŋʌ], नेक [nek]
6 (६) मु [mu]
7 (७) सुम [sum]
8 (८) उम [um]
9 (९) नु [nu], नुक [nuk]
10 (१०) तुक्सी [tuksi], तुक्सी [tuksu]
11 (११) तुक्‍तु [tuktu], तुक्‍तुक [tuktuk]
12 (१२) तुक्स [tuksʌ], तुक्सक [tuksʌk]
13 (१३) तुक्सु [tuksu], तुक्‍रेक [tuk.rek]
14 (१४) तुक्‍तुम [tuktum], तुक्बु [tukbu]
15 (१५) तुक्ङ [tukŋʌ], तुक्‍ने [tukne]
16 (१६) तुक्म [tukmʌ], तुक्मु [tukmu]
17 (१७) तुक्सुम [tuksum], तुक्से [tukse]
18 (१८) तुक्‍उ [tuk.u], तुक्‍उम []
19 (१९) तुक्‍नु [tuknu], तुक्‍नुक [tuknuk]
20 (२०) सक्सु [sʌksu ], सक्सी [sʌksi]
21 (२१) सक्‍तुक [sʌktuk]
22 (२२) सक्सक [sʌksʌk]
23 (२३) सक्‍रेक [sʌk.rek]
24 (२४) सक्‍तुम [sʌktum]
25 (२५) सक्ङ [sʌkŋʌ]
26 (२६) सक्मु [sʌkmu]
27 (२७) सक्से [sʌkse]
28 (२८) सक्‍उम [sʌ]
29 (२९) सक्‍नु [sʌknu]
30 (३०) सुक्सी [suksi]
40 (४०) तुम्सु [tumsu]
50 (५०) ङसु [ŋʌsu]
60 (६०) मुसु [musu], रेक्सी [reksi]
70 (७०) सुम्सु [sumsu], सेक्सी [seksi]
80 (८०) उक्सी [uksi], उम्सी [umsi], उम्सु [umsu]
90 (९०) नुसु [nusu], नुक्सी [nuksi]
100 (१००) सीम [sim], तुक्सीम [tuksim]
1,000 (१,०००) हीम [him], तुक्हीम [tukhim],

Source: George van Driem. A Grammar of Dumi. Berlin 1993.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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