Numbers in Proto-Italic

How to count in Proto-Italic, the reconstructed ancestor of the Italic languages that was originally spoken north of the Alps from about 2,500 BC, and later in the Italian peninsula.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 *oinos [ˈoi̯.nos]
2 *duō [ˈdu.oː]
3 *trēs [ˈtreːs]
4 *kʷettwōr [ˈkʷet.tu̯oːr]
5 *kʷenkʷe [ˈkʷen.kʷe]
6 *seks [ˈseks]
7 *septem [ˈsep.tem]
8 *oktō [ˈok.toː]
9 *nowem [ˈno.wem]
10 *dekem [ˈde.kem]
20 *wīgentī [ˈwiː.ɡen.tiː]
30 *trīgentā

Numbers marked * are reconstructions.

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