Numbers in Kambera

How to count in Kambera (hilu Humba), a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in Sumba Island in eastern Indonesia

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Numeral Cardinal
1 diha [ɗiha]
2 dua [ɗua]
3 tailu [tailu], tilu [tilu]
4 patu [patu]
5 lima [lima]
6 nomu [nomu]
7 pitu [pitu]
8 walu [walu]
9 hiwa [hiwa]
10 ha.kambulu
11 ha.kambulu hau
12 ha.kambulu dua, ha.kambulu dumba
13 ha.kambulu tailu
14 ha.kambulu patu
15 ha.kambulu lima
16 ha.kambulu nomu
17 ha.kambulu pitu
18 ha.kambulu walu
19 ha.kambulu hiwa
20 dua kambulu
21 dua kambulu luhau
22 dua kambulu ludua, dua kambulu ludambu
23 dua kambulu lutailu
24 dua kambulu lupatu
25 dua kambulu lulima
26 dua kambulu lunomu
27 dua kambulu lupitu
28 dua kambulu luwalu
29 dua kambulu lu hiwa
30 tailu kambulu
40 patu kambulu
50 lima kambulu
60 nomu kambulu
70 pitu kambulu
80 walu kambulu
90 hiwa kambulu
100 ha.ngahu
200 dua ngahu
300 tailu ngahu
400 patu ngahu
500 lima ngahu
600 nomu ngahu
700 pitu ngahu
800 walu ngahu
900 hiwa ngahu
1,000 ha.riu
2,000 dua riu
3,000 tailu riu
4,000 patu riu
5,000 lima riu
6,000 nomu riu
7,000 pitu riu
8,000 walu riu
9,000 hiwa riu
10,000 ha.kambulu riu
1,000,000 hau njuta

Source: Marian Klamer. A Grammar of Kambera. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin/New York 1998.

Information about Kambera numerals
https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/Kambera.htm

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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