Namakura numbers

How to count in Namakura, a Southern Oceanic language spoken mainly in the Shepherd Islands in Vanuatu.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 sikitek, iteh diˀamiˀ
2 iru keru
3 itol ketol
4 ivat kevat
5 ilim kelim
6 lateh kelateh
7 laru kelaru
8 latol kelatol
9 lovet kelovet
10 dualim dualim-enan
11 na-dualim na-taˀangor sikitek
12 na-dualim na-taˀangor iru
13 na-dualim na-taˀangor itol
14 na-dualim na-taˀangor ivat
15 na-dualim na-taˀangor ilim
16 na-dualim na-taˀangor lateh
17 na-dualim na-taˀangor laru
18 na-dualim na-taˀangor latol
19 na-dualim na-taˀangor lovet
20 na-dualim iru
21 ihŋovlru dromana sikitek
22 ihŋovlru dromana iru
23 ihŋovlru dromana itol
24 ihŋovlru dromana ivat
25 ihŋovlru dromana ilim
26 ihŋovlru dromana lateh
27 ihŋovlru dromana laru
28 ihŋovlru dromana latol
29 ihŋovlru dromana lovet
30 na-dualim itol
40 na-dualim ivat
50 na-dualim ilim
60 na-dualim lateh
70 na-dualim laru
80 na-dualim latol
90 na-dualim lovet
100 na-ponati sikitek
1,000 na-man sikitek

Source: Namakir: a description of a central Vanuatu language, by Wolfgang B. Sperlich

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