Numèè numbers

How to count in Numèè (Nââ kwényï), a New Caledonian language spoken mainly on the Isle of Pines in the South Province of New Caledonia.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 taa-xè
2 boo-xè
3 bètîî-xè
4 bèvoo
5 taa véré-xè ("one hand")
6 taa véré-xè mê taa nootaa
7 taa véré-xè mê boo nootaa
8 taa véré-xè mê bètîî nootaa
9 taa véré-xè mê bèvoo nootaa
10 boo véré-xè ("two hands")
11 boo véré-xè mê taa nootaa
12 boo véré-xè mê boo nootaa
13 boo véré-xè mê bètîî nootaa
14 boo véré-xè mê bèvoo nootaa
15 bètîî véré-xè ("three hands")
16 bètîî véré-xè taa nootaa
17 bètîî véré-xè boo nootaa
18 bètîî véré-xè bètîî nootaa
19 bètîî véré-xè bèvoo nootaa
20 taa nyié-xè ("one person")
30 taa nyié-xè mê boo véré-xè
40 boo nyié-xè
50 boo nyié-xè boo véré-xè
60 bètîî nyié-xè
70 bètîî véré-xè boo véré-xè
80 bèvoo véré-xè
90 bèvoo véré-xè boo véré-xè
100 taa véré nyié-xè
200 boo véré nyié-xè

Information about counting in Numèè
https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/Numee.htm

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Numbers in New Caledonian languages

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