Numbers in Hiligaynon

Information about counting in Hiligaynon (Ilonggo), a Philippine language spoken mainly in Western Visayas in the Philippines.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 isa, uno tig-una, panguna
2 duha, dos ikaduha
3 tatlu, tatlo, tres ikatatlu, ikatlu
4 apat, kwatro ikaapat, ikap-at
5 lima, singko ikalima
6 anum, seys ikaanum, ikan-um
7 pitu, pito, syete ikapitu, ikapito
8 walu, walo, otso ikawalu, ikawalo
9 siyam, nwebe ikasiyam
10 napulu, pulu, pulo, napulo, dyes ikapulu, ikapulo
11 napulug isa, napulo kag isa, onse ikanapulo kag isa
12 napulug duha, napulo kag duha, dose ikanapulo kag duha
13 napulug tatlu, napulo kag tatlo, trese ikanapulo kag tatlo
14 napulug apat, napulo kag apat, katorse ikanapulo kag apat
15 napulug lima, napulo kag lima, kinse ikanapulo kag lima
16 napulug anum, napulo kag anum, dyes y seys ikanapulug anum, ikanapulo kag anum
17 napulug pitu, napulo kag pito, dyes y syete ikanapulo kag pito
18 napulug walu, napulo kag walo, dyes y otso ikanapulo kag walo
19 napulug siyam, napulo kag siyam, dyes y nwebe ikanapulo kag siyam
20 duha ka napulu, duhakapulo, beynte ikaduha ka pulo
21 duha ka napulug isa, beynte y uno  
22 duha ka napulug duha, beynte dos  
23 duha ka napulug tatlu, beynte tres  
24 duha ka napulug apat, beynte kwatro  
25 duha ka napulug lima, beynte singko  
26 duha ka napulug anum, beynte seys  
27 duha ka napulug pitu, beynte syete  
28 duha ka napulug walu, beynte otso  
29 duha ka napulug siyam, beynte nwebe  
30 tatlu ka napulu, tatlokapulo, treynta  
31 tatlu ka napulug isa, treynta y uno  
40 apat ka napulu, apatkapulo, kapatan, kwarenta  
41 apat ka napulug isa, kwarenta y uno  
50 kalim’an, limakapulo, singkwenta  
51 kalim’an kag isa, singkwenta y uno  
60 anum ka napulu, anumkapulo, kanuman, seysenta  
61 anum ka napulug isa, seysenta y uno  
70 pitu ka napulu, pitokapulo, kapito-an, setenta  
71 pitu ka napulug isa, setenta y uno  
80 walu ka pulu, walokapulo, kawalo-an, otsenta  
81 walu ka pulug isa, otsenta y uno  
90 siyam ka pulu, siyamkapulo, kasiyam-an, nobenta  
91 siyam ka pulug isa, nobenta y uno  
100 gatus [hundred], isa ka gatos [one hundred], syen  
200 duha ka gatus, dos syentos  
300 tatlu ka gatus, tres syentos  
400 apat ka gatus, kwatro syentos  
500 lima ka gatus, kinyentos  
600 anum ka gatus, seys syentos  
700 pitu ka gatus, syete syentos  
800 walu ka gatus, otso syentos  
900 siyam ka gatus, nwebe syentos  
1,000 libu [thousand], isa ka libu [one thousand], mil  
2,000 duha ka libu, dos mil  
3,000 tatlu ka libu, tres mil  
4,000 apat ka libu, kwatro mil  
5,000 lima ka libu, singko mil  
6,000 anum ka libu, seys mil  
7,000 pitu ka libu, syete mil  
8,000 walu ka libu, otso mil  
9,000 siyam ka libu, nwebe mil  
10,000 laksa  
1,000,000 hambad, ramak, milyon  
billion bilyon  
once makaisa  
twice makaduha  
three times makatatlo  
four times makaapat  
five times makalima  
six times makaanum  
seven times makapito  
eight times makawalo  
nine times makasiyam  
ten times makapulo  


Note: Numerals in italics are Spanish loanwords.

Sources: Cecile L. Motus. Hiligaynon Lessons. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu – 1971.
English-Hiligaynon Dictionary
Hiligaynon-English Dictionary

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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