Numbers in Nyungwe

How to count in Nyungwe (Cinyungwe), a Bantu language spoken in northern and central Mozambique.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 posi
2 piri
3 tatu
4 nai
5 xanu
6 tant’atu
7 chinomue
8 sere
9 f’emba
10 k’umi
11 k’umi na ibodzi
12 k’umi na ziwiri
13 k’umi na zitatu
14 k’umi na zinai
15 k’umi na zixanu
16 k’umi na zitant’atu
17 k’umi na zinomue
18 k’umi na zisere
19 k’umi na zif’emba
20 mak’umi mawiri
21 mak’umi mawiri na ibodzi
22 mak’umi mawiri na ziwiri
23 mak’umi mawiri na zitatu
24 mak’umi mawiri na zinai
25 mak’umi mawiri na zixanu
26 mak’umi mawiri na zitant’atu
27 mak’umi mawiri na zinomue
28 mak’umi mawiri na zisere
29 mak’umi mawiri na zif’emba
30 mak’umi matatu
40 mak’umi manai
50 mak’umi maxanu
60 mak’umi matant’atu
70 mak’umi manomue
80 mak’umi masere
90 mak’umi maf’emba
100 dzana
200 madzana mawiri
300 madzana matatu
400 madzana manai
500 madzana maxanu
600 madzana matant’atu
700 madzana manomue
800 madzana masere
900 madzana maf’emba
1,000 churu

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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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