Lewo numbers

How to count in Lewo, a Southern Oceanic language spoken on Epi Island in Shefa Province of Vanuatu

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 taaga na-taaga
2 lua na-lua
3 telu na-telu
4 varl na-varl
5 lima na-lima
6 oral na-oral
7 olua na-olua
8 orelu na-orelu
9 ovarl na-ovarl
10 lua-lima (taaga) na-lua-lima taaga
11 lua-lima taaga pa taaga
12 lua-lima pa lua
13 lua-lima pa telu
14 lua-lima pa varl
15 lua-lima pa lima
16 lua-lima pa oral
17 lua-lima pa olua
18 lua-lima pa orelu
19 lua-lima pa ovarl
20 lua-lima yam lua
21 lua-lima yam lua pa taaga
22 lua-lima yam lua pa lua
23 lua-lima yam lua pa telu
24 lua-lima yam lua pa varl
25 lua-lima yam lua pa lima
26 lua-lima yam lua pa oral
27 lua-lima yam lua pa olua
28 lua-lima yam lua pa orelu
29 lua-lima yam lua pa ovarl
30 lua-lima yam telu
40 lua-lima yam varl
50 lua-lima yam lima
60 lua-lima yam oral
70 lua-lima yam olua
80 lua-lima yam orelu
90 lua-lima yam ovarl
100 ponotia, purpu
1,000 manu
1,000,000 namaka

Source: A grammar of Lewo, Vanuatu, by Robet Early

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