Numbers in Kembayan

How to count in Kembayan, a member of the Southern Land Dayak branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family spoken in the West Kalimantan province of Indonesia. It is also known as Mateq or Mate'.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 nyéq paritama
2 idu ku-idu
3 taruah ku-taruah
4 mpat ku-mpat
5 remeh ku-remeh
6 nnèm ku-nnèm
7 ijuq ku-ijuq
8 mei ku-mei
9 puri ku-puri
10 semea ku-semea
11 si-bolas
12 idu bolas
13 taruah bolas
14 mpat bolas
15 remeh bolas
16 nnèm bolas
17 ijuq bolas
18 mei bolas
19 puri bolas
20 idu puruq
21 idu puruq nyéq
22 idu puruq idu
23 idu puruq taruah
24 idu puruq mpat
25 idu puruq remeh
26 idu puruq nnèm
27 idu puruq ijuq
28 idu puruq mei
29 idu puruq puri
30 taruah puruq
40 mpat puruq
50 remeh puruq
60 nnèm puruq
70 ijuq puruq
80 mei puruq
90 puri puruq
100 si-ratus
200 idu ratus
1,000 si-ribu
2,000 idu ribu

Source: Source: Timothy Connell. A Sketch Grammar of Matéq: A Land Dayak Language of West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

Information about Kembayan

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Numbers in Malayo-Polynesian languages

Alorese, Ambel, Araki, Bambam, Balinese, Banjarese, Batak (Toba), Batuley, Bengkulu, Biak, Bugis, Chamorro, Fordata, Iban, Indonesian, Javanese, Kei, Kembayan, Kerinci, Komering, Lamaholot, Lampung, Madurese, Malagasy, Malay, Minangkabau, Moma-Kulawi, Motu, Paku, Selaru, Sumbawa, Sundanese, Tado-Lindu, Tokodede, Ulumandaʼ, Urak Lawoi’, Wamesa, Wandamen, Yakan, Yamdena

Numbers in other languages

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