Kumak numbers

How to count in Kumak (fwa kumak), a Northern New Caledonian language spoken in the North Province of New Caledonia. It is also known as Nêlêmwa-Nixumwak. The numbers are in the Nêlêmwa dialect of Kumak.

Numbers take different classifier suffixes depending on what you are counting. There are 22 of them for things like shape, configuration, animacy and so on.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 pwa-giik
2 pwa-du
3 pwa-gan
4 pwa-baak
5 pwa-nem
6 pwa-nem-giik
7 pwa-nem-du
8 pwa-nem-gan
9 pwa-nem-baak
10 tujic
11 tujic xa bwaat pwagiik
12 tujic xa bwaat pwadu
13 tujic xa bwaat pwagan
14 tujic xa bwaat pwabaak
15 tujic xa bwaat pwanem
16 tujic xa bwaat pwanemgiik
17 tujic xa bwaat pwanemdu
18 tujic xa bwaat pwanemgan
19 tujic xa bwaat pwanembaak
20 aaxi ak
21 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwagiik
22 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwadu
23 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwagan
24 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwabaak
25 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwanem
26 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwanemgiik
27 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwanemdu
28 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwanemgan
29 aaxi ak xa bwaat pwanembaak
30 aaxi ak xa bwaat tujic
40 aaru ak
50 aaru ak xa bwaat tujic
60 aaxan ak
70 aaxan ak xa bwaat tujic
80 aavaak ak
90 aavaak ak xa bwaat tujic
100 aanem ak

Source: https://www.languagesandnumbers.com/how-to-count-in-kumak/en/nee/

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Numbers in New Caledonian languages

Cèmuhî, Drehu, Kumak, Nengone, Numèè, Nyelâyu, Paicî, Tîrî

Numbers in other languages

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