Khowa numbers

How to count in Khowa (Bugun), a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Arunachal Pradesh state in the northeast of India

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 jo abi
2 nyeng jaiphadõ
3 um jaiphadõ-pha
4 wi  
5 kua  
6 rap  
7 milie  
8 mla  
9 dige  
10 sũa  
11 sna-jo  
12 sna-nyeng  
13 sna-um  
14 sna-wi  
15 sna-kua  
16 sna-rap  
17 sna-milie  
18 sna-mla  
19 sna-dige  
20 ichak  
21 ichak-jo  
22 ichak-nyeng  
23 ichak-um  
24 ichak-wi  
25 ichak-kua  
26 ichak-rap  
27 ichak-milie  
28 ichak-mla  
29 ichak-dige  
30 sa-um  
40 sa-wi  
50 sa-kua  
60 sa-rap  
70 sa-milie  
80 sa-mla  
90 sa-dige  
100 wiem-ja  
200 wiem-ja-nyeng  
300 wiem-ja-um  
400 wiem-ja-wi  
500 wiem-ja-kua  
600 wiem-ja-rap  
700 wiem-ja-milie  
800 wiem-ja-mla  
900 wiem-ja-dige  
1,000 wiem-ja-sũa  
once lowang-ja  
twice lowang-nyeng  
thrice lowang-um  
single ephen  
double adup  
1/2 athuk, khiyaw  
1/3 khiyaw-umpha-jiyaw  
1/4 khiyaw-um  
1/10 khiyaw-sũa-pha-jiyaw  

Source: Rinchin Dondrup. Directorate of Research, Government of Arunachal Pradesh. Itanagar – 1990.

Information about Khowa

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in Tibeto-Burman languages

Angami, Balti, Hmar, Inpui, Jingpho, Khowa (Bugun), Koireng, Lepcha, Liangmai Naga, Milang, Moyon, Naxi, Pochuri (Naga), Sartang, Sherdukpen, Singpho, Tangkhul (Naga)

Numbers in other languages

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