Numbers in Kupsabiny

How to count in Kupsabiny, a Southern Nilotic language spoken in eastern Uganda. It is also known as Sabiny or Sebei.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 akeenke
2 āyēēny
3 sōmōk
4 amwan
5 muut
6 lo
7 tisap
8 sisiit
9 sokool
10 taman
11 taman āk akeenke
12 taman āk āyēēny
13 taman āk sōmōk
14 taman āk amwan
15 taman āk muut
16 taman āk lo
17 taman āk tisap
18 taman āk sisiit
19 taman āk sokool
20 tiptim
21 tiptim āk akeenke
22 tiptim āk āyēēny
23 tiptim āk sōmōk
24 tiptim āk amwan
25 tiptim āk muut
26 tiptim āk lo
27 tiptim āk tisap
28 tiptim āk sisiit
29 tiptim āk sokool
30 sosom
40 artam
50 konom
60 tāmānwookik lo
70 tāmānwookik tisap
80 tāmānwookik sisiit
90 tāmānwookik sokool
100 pokol akeenke
200 pokolwookik āyēēny
300 pokolwookik sōmōk
400 pokolwookik amwan
500 pokolwookik muut
600 pokolwookik lo
700 pokolwookik tisap
800 pokolwookik sisiit
900 pokolwookik sokool
1,000 kisyeer akeenke
2,000 kisyeer āyēēni
3,000 kisyeer sōmōk
4,000 kisyeer amwan
5,000 kisyeer muut
6,000 kisyeer lo
7,000 kisyeer tisap
8,000 kisyeer sisiit
9,000 kisyeer sokool
1,000,000 rarwa
1 billion araaram

Source: Cōōnii :lēkwēēyēēt mōōt. How to read and write Kupsapiiny. The Bible Society of Uganda. Kampala, April 2014.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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