Numbers in Kelabit

How to count in Kelabit (karuh Kelabit), a North Bornean language spoken in Sarawak in Malaysia.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 edteh puʼun-puʼun
2 duweh keduweh
3 teluh keteluh
4 epat kepat
5 limeh kelimeh
6 enem kenem
7 tuduq ketuduq
8 waluh kewaluh
9 iwak keʼiwak
10 puluq kepuluq
11 puluq edteh
12 puluq duweh
13 puluq teluh
14 puluq epat
15 puluq limeh
16 puluq enem
17 puluq tuduq
18 puluq waluh
19 puluq iwak
20 duweh ngepuluq
21 duweh ngepuluq edteh
22 duweh ngepuluq duweh
23 duweh ngepuluq teluh
24 duweh ngepuluq epat
25 duweh ngepuluq limeh
26 duweh ngepuluq enem
27 duweh ngepuluq tuduq
28 duweh ngepuluq waluh
29 duweh ngepuluq iwak
30 teluh ngepuluq
40 epat ngepuluq
50 limeh ngepuluq
60 enem ngepuluq
70 tuduq ngepuluq
80 waluh ngepuluq
90 iwak ngepuluq
100 ratu
200 duweh ngeratu
300 teluh ngeratu
400 epat ngeratu
500 limeh ngeratu
600 enem ngeratu
700 tuduq ngeratu
800 waluh ngeratu
900 iwak ngeratu
1,000 ribuh
2,000 duweh ngeribu
3,000 teluh ngeribu
4,000 epat ngeribu
5,000 limeh ngeribu
6,000 enem ngeribu
7,000 tuduq ngeribu
8,000 waluh ngeribu
9,000 iwak ngeribu

Source: Charlotte Hemmings. The Kelabit Language, Austronesian Voice and Syntactic Typology. Department of Linguistics SOAS, University of London, 2016.

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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