Numbers in Nivkh

How to count in Nivkh (Нивхгу диф), a language isolate spoken in parts of Sibera in the north east of Russia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 ненӈ
2 менӈ
3 тяӄр
4 нырӈ
5 тʼорӈ
6 ӈах
7 ӈамк
8 минр
9 няндорӈ
10 мӽоӈ нивӈ
11 мӽоӈ ненӈур̌к нивӈ
12 мӽоӈ менӈур̌к нивӈ
13 мӽоӈ тяӄрур̌к нивӈ
14 мӽоӈ нырӈур̌к нивӈ
15 мӽоӈ тʼорӈур̌к нивӈ
16 мӽоӈ ӈахур̌к нивӈ
17 мӽоӈ ӈамкур̌к нивӈ
18 мӽоӈ минрур̌к нивӈ
19 мӽоӈ няндорӈур̌к нивӈ
20 меӻ нивӈ
21 меӻ ненӈур̌к нивӈ
22 меӻ менӈур̌к нивӈ
23 меӻ тяӄрур̌к нивӈ
24 меӻ нырӈур̌к нивӈ
25 меӻ тʼорӈур̌к нивӈ
26 меӻ ӈахур̌к нивӈ
27 меӻ ӈамкур̌к нивӈ
28 меӻ минрур̌к нивӈ
29 меӻ няндорӈур̌к нивӈ
30 тьӽо нивӈ
40 нху нивӈ
50 т᾽оӻ нивӈ
60 ӈағмӽоӈ нивӈ
70 ӈамгмӽоӈ нивӈ
80 минр̌мӽоӈ нивӈ
90 няндорӈмӽоӈ нивӈ
100 ньр̌аӈӷ нивӈ
101 ньр̌аӈӷ ненӈ нивӈ
200 мер̌аӈӷ нивӈ
300 тьр̌аӈӷ нивӈ
400 ныр̌аӈӷ нивӈ
500 т᾽ор̌аӈӷ нивӈ
600 ӈағр̌аӈӷ нивӈ
700 ӈамкр̌аӈӷ нивӈ
800 мин(р)р̌аӈӷ нивӈ
900 няндорӈр̌аӈӷ нивӈ
1,000 немӄаӈ нивӈ
1,001 немӄаӈ ненӈ нивӈ
2,000 меӄр̌ немӄаӈ нивӈ
100,000 ньр̌аӈӷ немӄаӈ нивӈ
1,000,000 немӄаӈ немӄаӈ нивӈ, т᾽уму нивӈ

Note: These numbers are used for counting people.

Source: Л. Б. Гашилова: НИВХСКО-РУССКИЙ ТЕМАТИЧЕСКИЙ СЛОВАРЬ (сахалинский диалект). Санкт-Петербург – 2017.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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