Nengone numbers

How to count in Nengone (p’ene nengone), a New Caledonian language spoken in Loyalty Islands province of New Caledonia.

Nengone uses classifiers when counting specific things: ehna for the plural of living animate beings, ko for a precise quantity, so for inanimate beings and dead animals, and so on.

Some numbers have been borrowed from English.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 sa, dai
2 rewè
3 tini
4 ecè
5 sedongò
6 sedong ne sa
7 sedong ne rew
8 sedon ne tin
9 sedong ne ec
10 ruenin / ten
11 ruenin ne sa
12 ruenin ne rew / tuelev
13 ruenin ne tin
14 ruenin ne ec
15 adenin
16 adenin ne sa
17 adenin ne rew
18 adenin ne tin
19 adenin ne ec
20 sarengom / tuenti
21 sarengom ne sa
22 sarengom ne rew
23 sarengom ne tin
24 sarengom ne ec
25 sarengom ne sedong
26 sarengom ne sedosa
27 sarengom ne sedorew
28 sarengom ne sedotin
29 sarengom ne sedoec
30 sarengom ne ruenin
40 foti
60 tene re ngom
100 handed

Information about counting in Nengone

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Information about Nengone | Numbers

Numbers in New Caledonian languages

Cèmuhî, Drehu, Kumak, Nengone, Numèè, Nyelâyu, Paicî, Tîrî

Numbers in other languages

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