Numbers in Maranao (Mëranaw)

How to count in Maranao, a Philippine language spoken in Mindanao in the Philippines, and in Sabah in Malaysia.

Key to abbreviations: m = masculine, f = feminine, sg = singular, pl = plural

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 siro  
1 isa, timan ikaisa
2 doa, doa timan ikadoa
3 telo, telo timan ikatelo
4 pat, pat timan ikapat
5 lima, lima timan ikalima
6 nem, nem timan ikanem
7 pito, pito timan ikapito
8 oalo, oalo timan ikaoalo
9 siao, siao timan ikasiao
10 oatiq, poloq, saoatiq, sapolo timan ikasapoloq
11 sapolo ago isa  
12 sapolo ago doa  
13 sapolo ago telo  
14 sapolo ago pat  
15 sapolo ago lima  
16 sapolo ago nem  
17 sapolo ago pito  
18 sapolo ago oalo  
19 sapolo ago siao  
20 doa oatiq, doa poloq  
30 telo oatiq, telo poloq  
40 pat oatiq, pat poloq  
50 lima oatiq, lima poloq  
60 nem oatiq, nem poloq  
70 pito oatiq, pito poloq  
80 oalo oatiq, oalo poloq  
90 siao oatiq, siao poloq  
100 gatos, magatos  
1,000 nggibo, sanggibo  
10,000 laksaq, salaksaq  
100,000 sakati  
1,000.000 iodana, saiodana, milion  

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

Source: A Maranao Dictionary, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, 1967.

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