Numbers in Southern Ndebele (Amanombolo)

Information about counting in Southern Ndebele (isiNdebele), a Bantu language spoken in South Africa.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 kunye
2 kubili
3 kuthathu
4 kune
5 kuhlanu
6 isithupha
7 isikhombisa
8 isitshiyagalombili
9 isitshiyagalolunye
10 itshumi
11 itshumi lanye
12 itshumi lambili
13 itshumi lanthathu
14 itshumi lane
15 itshumi lanhlanu
16 itshumi lesithupha
17 itshumi lesikhombisa
18 itshumi leisificamunwembili
19 itshumi leisificamunwemunye
20 amatshumi amabili
21 amatshumi amabili lanye
22 amatshumi amabili lambili
23 amatshumi amabili lanthathu
24 amatshumi amabili lane
25 amatshumi amabili lanhlanu
26 amatshumi amabili lesithupha
27 amatshumi amabili lesikhombisa
28 amatshumi amabili leisificamunwembili
29 amatshumi amabili leisificamunwemunye
30 amatshumi amathathu
40 amatshumi amane
50 amatshumi amahlanu
60 amatshumi ayisthupa
70 amatshumi ayisikhombisa
80 amatshumi ayisificamunwembili
90 amatshumi ayisificamunwemunye
100 ikhulu
1,000 ikulungwane
1,000,000 isigidi

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Numbers in Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bena, Benga, Central Teke, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Gusii, Gwere, Herero, Kamba, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kongo, Kunda, Lingala, Lozi, Luba-Katanga (Kiluba), Luganda, Luvale, Makhuwa, Maore, Mbunda, Mwani, Ndebele (Northern), Ndebele (Southern), Nkore, Nyole, Nyungwe, Oshiwambo, Punu, Sengele, Shona, Soga, Sotho (Northern), Sotho (Southern), Swahili, Swati, Taita, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zulu

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