Numbers in Futunan

How to count in Futunan (Fakafutuna), a Polynesian language spoken in Futuna Island in Wallis and Futuna, and in New Caledonia.

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East Futuana numbers

Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 tasi
2 lua
3 tolu
4 fa
5 lima
6 ono
7 fitu
8 valu
9 ivu
10 kauagafulu, kauaŋafulu
11 kauagafulu tupu tasi
12 kauagafulu tupu lua
13 kauagafulu tupu tolu
14 kauagafulu tupu fa
15 kauagafulu tupu lima
16 kauagafulu tupu ono
17 kauagafulu tupu fitu
18 kauagafulu tupu valu
19 kauagafulu tupu ivu
20 kaulua
21 kaulua tupu tasi
22 kaulua tupu lua
23 kaulua tupu tolu
24 kaulua tupu fa
25 kaulua tupu lima
26 kaulua tupu ono
27 kaulua tupu fitu
28 kaulua tupu valu
29 kaulua tupu ivu
30 kautolu
40 kaufa
50 kaulima
60 kauono
70 kaufitu
80 kauvalu
90 kauivu
100 kaulelau
200 kaulelau lua
300 kaulelau tolu
400 kaulelau fa
500 kaulelau lima
600 kaulelau ono
700 kaulelau fitu
800 kaulelau valu
900 kaulelau ivu
1,000 afe
2,000 afe lua
3,000 afe tolu
4,000 afe fa
5,000 afe lima
6,000 afe ono
7,000 afe fitu
8,000 afe valu
9,000 afe ivu
10,000 afe kauagafulu

West Futuna-Aniwa numbers

Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 tasi, tahi
2 rua
3 toru
4 fa
5 rima
6 ono
7 fitu
8 varo, varu
9 iva
10 tagafuru, taragafuru, rogafuru, rogofuru
11 rogofuru tuma tasi
12 rogofuru tuma e rua
13 rogofuru tuma toru
14 rogofuru tuma fa
15 rogofuru tuma e rima
16 rogofuru (ko) tuma ono
17 rogofuru (ko) tuma fitu
18 rogofuru (ko) tuma varo
19 rogofuru (ko) tuma iva
20 rogofuru e rua
21 rogofuru e rua ko tuma tasi
22 rogofuru e rua ko tuma e rua
23 rogofuru e rua ko tuma toru
24 rogofuru e rua ko tuma fa
25 rogofuru e rua ko tuma e rima
26 rogofuru e rua ko tuma ono
27 rogofuru e rua ko tuma fitu
28 rogofuru e rua ko tuma varo
29 rogofuru e rua ko tuma iva
30 rogofuru e toru
40 rogofuru e fa
50 rogofuru e rima
60 rogofuru e ono
70 rogofuru e fitu
80 rogofuru e varo
90 rogofuru e iva
100 jintarau
150 jintarau ma tuma rogofuru e rima
200 jintarau e rua, rua jintarau
300 jintarau e toru, toru jintarau
400 jintarau e fa, fa jintarau
500 jintarau e rima, rima jintarau
600 jintarau e ono, ono jintarau
700 jintarau e fitu, fitu jintarau
800 jintarau e varo, varo jintarau
900 jintarau e iva,viva jintarau
1,000 mano
2,000 mano e rua, rua mano, rava rua
3,000 mano e toru, toru mano, rava toru
4,000 mano e fa, fa mano, rava fa
5,000 mano e rima, rima mano, rava rima
6,000 mano e ono, ono mano, rava ono
7,000 mano e fitu, fitu mano, rava fitu
8,000 mano e varo, varo mano, rava varo
9,000 mano e iva, iva mano, rava iva
10,000 mano e tagafuru, tagafuru mano, rava tagafuru


East Futunan numbers

Dominik Maximilián Ramík. Dictionnaire futunien, 2013.

West Futuna-Aniwa numbers

Sources: Janet W.D. Dougherty. West Futuna-Aniwa: An Introduction to a Polynesian Outlier Language. University of California Press, Berkley, 1983.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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