Numbers in Oromo

Information about counting in Oromo (Afaan Oromo / ኦሮምኛ), a Cushitic language spoken in parts of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Egypt.

Key abbreviation: m = masculine, f = feminine.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
0 duwwa  
1 tokko tokkoffaa
2 lama lammaffaa
3 sadi sadaffaa
4 afur arfaffaa
5 shan shanaffaa
6 jaya, jaa'a, jaha jaa'affaa
7 torba torbaffaa
8 saddeet saddeetaffaa
9 sagal saglaffaa
10 khudan kurnaffaa
11 khuda-tokko kudhatokkoffaa
12 khuda-lama kudhalammaffaa
13 khuda-sadi kudhasadaffaa
14 khuda-afur kudharfaffaa
15 khuda-shan kudhashanaffaa
16 khuda-jaya kudhajaa'affaa
17 khuda-torba kudhatorbaffaa
18 khuda-saddeet kudhasaddeetaffaa
19 khuda-sagal kudhasaglaffaa
20 digdama digdamaffaa
21 digdamii-tokko  
22 digdamii-lama  
23 digdamii-sadi  
24 digdamii-afur  
25 digdamii-shan  
26 digdamii-jaa'a  
27 digdamii-torba  
28 digdamii-saddeet  
29 digdamii-sagal  
30 soddoma  
40 afurtama  
50 shantama  
60 jaatama  
70 torbatama  
80 saddeetama  
90 sagaltama  
100 dhibba  
200 lama dhibba  
300 sadi dhibba  
400 afur dhibba  
500 shan dhibba  
600 jaa'a dhibba  
700 torba dhibba  
800 saddeet dhibba  
900 sagal dhibba  
1,000 kuma  
2,000 lama kuma  
3,000 sadi kuma  
1 million milliyoonii, kontomadhibba  
once al-tokko  
twice al-lama  

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Information about Oromo numbers

Information about Oromo | Sheek Bakrii Saphaloo Script for Oromo | Phrases | Numbers

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Numbers in other languages

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