Numbers in Kikuyu

Information about counting in Kikuyu (Gĩkũyũ), a Bantu language spoken mainly in the Central Province of Kenya.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
0 kĩbũgũ
1 ĩmwe
2 igĩrĩ
3 ithatũ
4 inya
5 ithano
6 ithathatũ
7 mũgwanja
8 inyanya
9 kenda
10 ikũmi
11 ikũmi na ĩmwe
12 ikũmi na igĩri
13 ikũmi na ithatũ
14 ikũmi na inya
15 ikũmi na ithano
16 ikũmi na ithathatũ
17 ikũmi na mũgwanja
18 ikũmi na inyanya
19 ikũmi na kenda
20 mĩrongo ĩrĩ
21 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na imwe
22 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na igĩrĩ
23 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na ithatũ
24 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na inya
25 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na ithano
26 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na ithathatũ
27 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na mũgwanja
28 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na inyanya
29 mĩrongo ĩrĩ na kenda
30 mĩrongo ithatũ
40 mĩrongo inya
50 mĩrongo ithano
60 mĩrongo ithathatũ
70 mĩrongo mũgwanja
80 mĩrongo inyanya
90 mĩrongo kenda
100 igana rĩmwe
1,000 ngiri ĩmwe

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Information about Kikuyu numbers

Information about Kikuyu | Phrases | Numbers | Tower of Babel

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Numbers in Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Central Teke, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Gusii, Gwere, Herero, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kongo, Kunda, Lingala, Lozi, Luba-Katanga (Kiluba), Luganda, Luvale, Makhuwa, Maore, Mbunda, Mwani, Ndebele (Northern), Ndebele (Southern), Nkore, Nyole, Nyungwe, Oshiwambo, Punu, Sengele, Shona, Soga, Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Swahili, Swati, Taita, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zulu

Numbers in other languages

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