Khoekhoe numbers

How to count in Khoekhoe (Nama), a Khoisan language spoken in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 ǀgui ǂguro
2 ǀgam ǀgamǁî
3 !nona !nonaǁî
4 haka hakaǁî
5 koro koroǁî
6 !nani !nanoǁî
7 hûǁî
8 ǁkhaisa ǁkhaisaǁî
9 khoese khoeseǁî
10 disi disiǁî
11 disiǀguiǀa disiǀguiǀaǁî
12 disiǀgamǀa disiǀgamǀaǁî
13 disi!nonaǀa disi!nonaǀaǁî
20 ǀgamdisi ǀgamdisiǁî
30 !nonadisi !nonadisiǁî
40 hakadisi hakadisiǁî
50 korodisi  
60 !nanidisi  
70 hûdisi  
80 ǁkhaisadisi  
90 khoesedisi  
100 kaidisi kaidisiǁî
1,000 ǀoadisi ǀoadisiǁî
1,000,000 ǀoadisiǀoadisi ǀoadisǀoadisiǁî


Khoekhoe numbers from 1-10 (video)

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