Numbers in Kanakanavu

How to count in Kanakanavu, a Southern Tsouic language spoken in Namasia District of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan.

Numbers from 1-10 have different forms depending on whether you are counting things (t), people (p), or just counting in general (g).

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 cani (g), ucani (t), taciin (p)
2 cusa (g), urucin (t), tassa (p)
3 turu (g), uturu (t). taturu (p)
4 sʉʉpatʉ (g), usʉʉpatʉ (t), sasʉʉpatʉ (p)
5 rima (g), urima (t), rarima (p)
6 nʉmʉ (g), unʉmʉ (t), nanʉmʉ (p)
7 pitu (g), upitu (t), papitu (p)
8 aru (g), u-aru (t), rararu (p)
9 sia (g), usia (t), sasia (p)
10 maan (g), umaan (t), mamaan (p)
11 maan ucani
12 maan urucin
13 maan uturu
14 maan usʉpatʉ
15 maan urima
16 maan unʉmʉ
17 maan upitu
18 maan uaru
19 maan usia
20 mapusan
21 mapusan ucani
22 mapusan urucin
23 mapusan uturu
24 mapusan usʉpatʉ
25 mapusan urima
26 mapusan unʉmʉ
27 mapusan upitu
28 mapusan uaru
29 mapusan usia
30 matuun
40 masʉpatʉʉn, masʉpatʉn
50 maimʉʉn
60 manʉmʉn
70 mapituun
80 maruun
90 masiʉn
100 mʉna
1,000 metusa
10,000 me’i

Information about Kanakanavu numerals卡那卡那富語#數字

Information about Kanakanavu | Numbers

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