Lepki numbers

How to count in Lepki, a South Pauwasi language spoken in Western New Guinea.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 kutubwab [left little finger]
2 kais [left ring finger]
3 kaisikum [left middle finger]
4 kaisi-kasi [left point finger]
5 yiyin [left thumb]
6 yidep [left wrist]
7 yibuet [left low elbow]
8 yitir [left elbow]
9 yibob [left bicep]
10 yipau [left shoulder]
11 koka [left neck]
12 buika [left ear]
13 yemolka [left eye]
14 makwam [nose]
15 keten yemol [right eye]
16 keten buika [right ear]
17 keten boka [right neck]
18 keten yipau [right shoulder]
19 keten yibob [right bicep]
20 keten yitir [right elbow]
21 keten yibuet [right low elbow]
22 keten yidep [right wrist]
23 keten yiyin [right thumb]
24 keten kaisi-kais [right point finger]
25 keten kaisi kum [right middle finger]
26 keten kais [right ring finger]
27 keten kutukwab [right little finger]

Source: Android-Based Digitalization of Number System of Traditional, Ngalum, Ketengban, Lepki and Arimtap Tribes

Compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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