Sadu Koireng numbers

How to count in Sadu Koireng, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken in Manipur and Nagaland in the northeast of India.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 khǝt mǝsǝk-tǝk, khǝt-sunǝ, khǝt cǝŋ-nǝ
2 kin-ni ki-ni sunǝ, kinni cǝŋ-nǝ
3 kin-thum kin-thum sunǝ, kin-thum cǝŋ-nǝ
4 min-li minli sunǝ, min-i cǝŋ-nǝ
5 riŋa riŋnǝ-sunǝ, riŋnǝ cǝŋ-nǝ
6 ku-ruk kuruk sunǝ, kuruk cǝŋ-nǝ
7 sǝri sǝri sunǝ, sǝri cǝŋ-nǝ
8 kiret kiriet-sunǝ, kiriet cǝŋ-nǝ
9 kuo kuo-sunǝ, kuo cǝŋ-nǝ
10 som som-sunǝ, som cǝŋ-nǝ
11 som-lǝy-khǝt  
12 som-lǝy-ni  
13 som-lǝy-thum  
14 som-lǝy-minli  
15 som-lǝy-riŋa  
16 som-lǝy-ruk  
17 som-lǝy-sǝri  
18 som-lǝy-ret  
19 som-lǝy-kuo  
20 som-ni  
21 somni-lǝy-khǝt  
22 somni-lǝy-ni  
23 somni-lǝy-thum  
24 somni-lǝy-minli  
25 somni-lǝy-riŋa  
26 somni-lǝy-ruk  
27 somni-lǝy-sǝri  
28 somni-lǝy-ret  
29 somni-lǝy-kuo  
30 som thum  
40 som minli  
50 som riŋa  
60 som ruk  
70 som sǝri, som sǝu  
80 som riet  
90 som kuo  
100 ruy, ruy khǝt, rueikhǝt  
200 ruy ni, rueini  
300 ruy thum , rueithum  
400 ruy minli  
500 ruy riŋa  
600 ruy ruk  
700 ruy sǝri  
800 ruy riet  
900 ruy kuo  
1,000 lisiŋ-khǝt, buk-khǝt  
10,000 buksom  
once weikhǝtbei  
twice weinibei  
thrice weithumbei  
1/2 her-khǝt  
1/4 wer-khǝt  
3/4 kin-thum-so  
1/8 kiriet-soka  
1 1/4 khǝt-thum-wer-khǝt  
1 1/2 khǝt-thum-her-khǝt  

Source: Waikhom Kunjalata Devi. A Descriptive Grammar of Sadu Koireng. Department of Linguistics, School of Huminities, Manipur University, Canchipur – 2013.

Information about Koireng

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in Tibeto-Burman languages

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

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