Papiamento numbers

How to count in Papiamento (Papiamentu), a creole language containing elements of Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English and French, as well as Arawakan and African languages, spoken in Curaçao, Bonaire and Aruba.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 sero
1 unu di promer
2 dos di dos
3 tres di tres
4 kuater di kuater
5 sinku di sinku
6 seis di seis
7 shete di shete
8 ocho di ocho
9 nuebe di nuebe
10 dies di dies
11 diesun di diesun
12 diesdos di diesdos
13 diestres di diestres
14 dieskuater di dieskuater
15 diessinku di diessinku
16 diesies di diesies
17 dieshete di dieshete
18 diesocho di diesocho
19 diesnuebe di diesnuebe
20 binti di binti
21 bintiun di bintiun
22 bintidos di bintidos
23 bintitres di bintitres
24 bintikuater di bintikuater
25 bintisinku di bintisinku
26 bintiies di bintiies
27 bintihete di bintihete
28 bintiocho di bintiocho
29 bintinuebe di bintinuebe
30 trinta di trinta
31 trintidos di trintidos
40 kuarenta di kuarenta
50 sinkuenta di sinkuenta
60 sesenta di sesenta
70 setenta di setenta
80 ochenta di ochenta
90 nobenta di nobenta
100 shen di shen
101 shentiun di shentiun
102 shentidos di shentiun
1,000 mil di mil
10,000 dies mil di dies mil
100,000 shen mil di shen mil
1,000,000 mion di mion
1,000,000,000 miar di miar

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Information about counting in Papiamento

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Numbers in Pidgins and Creoles

Bislama, Cape Verdean Creole, Chinook Jargon, Dominican Creole, Fanagalo, Haitian Creole, Kituba, Kristang, Manado Malay, Mauritian Creole, Ndyuka, Norfuk, Papiamento, Pijin, Sango, Saramaccan, Sierra Leone Creole, Sranan, Tok Pisin

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