Numbers in Maore

Information about counting in Maore, a Bantu language spoken in the Comorian islands of Mayotte.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 kavu, zero  
1 moja -a handra
2 mbili -a vili
3 traru -a raru
4 nne -a nne
5 tsano -a tsano
6 sita -a sita
7 saɓa -a saɓa
8 nane -a nane
9 shendra -a shendra
10 kumi -a kumi
11 kumi na moja  
12 kumi na mbili  
13 kumi na traru  
14 kumi na nne  
15 kumi na tsano  
16 kumi na sita  
17 kumi na saɓa  
18 kumi na nane  
19 kumi na shendra  
20 shirini  
21 shirini na moja  
22 shirini na mbili  
23 shirini na traru  
24 shirini na nne  
25 shirini na tsano  
26 shirini na sita  
27 shirini na saɓa  
28 shirini na nane  
29 shirini na shendra  
30 thelathini  
40 arɓaini  
50 hamsini  
60 sitini  
70 saɓwini  
80 thamanini  
90 tuswini  
100 mia  
101 mia na moja  
110 mia na kumi  
119 mia na kumi na shendra  
120 mia wa shirini  
200 mia teni  
202 mia teni na mbili  
230 mia teni wa thalathini (thelathini)  
300 thalatha mia  
303 thalatha mia na traru  
354 thalatha mia wa hamsini na nne  
400 arɓa mia  
500 hamsu mia  
600 sita mia  
697 sita mia wa tuswini na saɓa  
700 saɓa mia  
800 thamani mia  
900 tusu mia  
1,000 alifu  
1,001 alifu na moja  
1,018 alifu na kumi na nane  
2,000 alifu mbili  
2,021 alifu mbili na shirini na moja  
3,000 alifu traru  
4,000 alifu nne  
5,000 alifu tsano  
5,735 alifu tsano wa saɓa mia wa thalathini na tsano  
6,000 alifu sita  
7,000 alifu saɓa  
8,000 alifu nane  
9,000 alifu shendra  
10,000 alifu kumi  
18,000 alifu kumi na nane  
20,000 alifu shirini  
1/2 nusu  
1/4 robo  
1/8 thumuni  

Source: Manuel Grammatical de Shimaore.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

Information about Maore | Numbers in Maore

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