Numbers in Gusii

How to count in Gusii (EkeGusii), a Bantu language spoken mainly in Kenya, and also in Tanzania.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 eyemo
2 ibere
3 isato
4 inye
5 isano
6 isano nemo
7 isano na ibere, isan'aibere
8 isano na isato, isan'aisato
9 kianda
10 ikomi
11 ikomi nemo
12 ikomi na ibere
13 ikomi na isato
14 ikomi na inye
15 ikomi na isano
16 ikomi na isanemo
17 ikomi na isano na ibere
18 ikomi na isano na isato
19 ikomi na kianda
20 emerongo ebere
21 emerongona ebere neyemo
22 emerongona ebere na ibere
23 emerongona ebere na isato
24 emerongona ebere na inye
25 emerongona ebere na isano
26 emerongona ebere na isanemo
27 emerongona ebere na isano na ibere
28 emerongona ebere na isano na isato
29 emerongona ebere na kianda
30 emerongo etato, emerong' etato
40 emerong' ene
50 emerong' etano
60 emerong' etano nomo
70 emerong' etano nebere
80 emerong' etano netato
90 emerongo kianda
100 rigana erimo, emia eyemo
200 chimia ibere, amagana abere
300 chimia istato, amagana atato
400 chimia inye, amagana ane
500 chimia isano, amagana atano
600 chimia isano nemo, amagana atano na rimo
700 chimia isano na ibere, amagana atano n' abere
800 chimia isano na isato, amagana atano n' atato
900 chimia kianda, amagana kianda
1,000 eribu eyemo
2,000 chiribu ibere
3,000 chiribu isato
4,000 chiribu inye
5,000 chiribu isano
6,000 chiribu isano nemo
7,000 chiribu isano na ibere
8,000 chiribu isano na isato
9,000 chiribu kianda
10,000 chribu ikomi
100,000 chribu emi' eyemo, chiribu rigan' erimo

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Hear some Gusii numbers:

Information about Gusii numbers
http://gusii.co.ke/get-to-know-us
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gusii_language#Ekegusii_Numeral_System

Information about Gusii | Numbers

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