Numbers in Hani

How to count in Hani (Haqniqdoq), a Lolish language spoken in Yunnan in southern China, and in parts of Vietnam and Laos.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
0 liq
1 qiq
2 niq
3 saol, saoq
4 yuvq
5 ngavq
6 kuvq
7 siivq
8 xeivq
9 hhyuq
10 ceil
11 ceiltivq
12 ceil niq
13 ceil saol, ceil saoq
14 ceil yuvq
15 ceil ngavq
16 ceil kuvq
17 ceil siivq
18 ceil xeivq
19 ceil hhyuq
20 niq ceil
21 niq ceiltivq
22 niq ceil niq
23 niq ceil saol, niq ceil saoq
24 niq ceil yuvq
25 niq ceil ngavq
26 niq ceil kuvq
27 niq ceil siivq
28 niq ceil xeivq
29 niq ceil hhyuq
30 saoq ceil
35 saoq ceil ngavq
40 yuvq ceil
49 yuvq ceil hhyuq
50 ngavq ceil
60 kuvq ceil
70 siivq ceil
80 xeivq ceil
90 hhyug ceil
99 hhyug ceil hhyug
100 qiq yal
200 niq yal
300 saol yal, saoq yal
400 yuvq yal
500 ngavq yal
600 kuvq yal
700 siivq yal
800 xeivq yal
900 hhyuq yal
1,000 qiq taol
2,000 niq taol
3,000 saol taol, saoq taol
4,000 yuvq taol
5,000 ngavq taol
6,000 kuvq taol
7,000 siivq taol
8,000 xeivq taol
9,000 hhyuq taol
10,000 qiq mil
100,000 ceil mil
1,000,000 yal mil
10,000,000 taol mil
100,000,000 milmil, yif
1,000,000,000 ceil milmil
10,000,000,000 yal milmil
once qiq taq
twice niq taq


Source: Paul W. Lewis and Baibi Bo (Piu Bo). Hani-English/English Hani Dictionary: Haqniqdoq-Yilyidoq, Doqlo-Soqdaoq. London/New York : Kegan Paul International ; Leiden : International Institute for Asian Studies 1996.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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