Rotokas numbers

How to count in Rotokas, a North Bougainville spoken on Bougainville, an island to the east of New Guinea and part of Papua New Guinea.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 katai rogo, rovo
2 erao eraopa
3 vo peruva, vo peva vo pevapa
4 vo resura vo resurapa
5 vo vavae vo vavaepa
6 katai vatara katai vatarapa
7 erao vatara erao vatarapa
8 vo peva vatara vo peva vatarapa
9 vo resura vatara vo resura vatarapa
10 katai tau katai taupa
11 katai tau katai katai tau kataipa
12 katai tau erao katai tau eraopa
13 katai tau vo peruva katai tau vo peruvapa,
katai tau vo pevapa
14 katai tau vo resura katai tau vo resurapa
15 katai tau vo vavae katai tau vo vavaepa
16 katai tau katai vatara katai tau katai vatarapa
17 katai tau erao vatara katai tau erao vatarapa
18 katai tau vo peva vatara katai tau vo peva vatarapa
19 katai tau vo resura vatara katai tau vo resura vatarapa
20 erao tau erao taupa
21 erao tau katai
22 erao tau erao
23 erao tau vo peva
24 erao tau vo resura
25 erao tau vo vavae
26 erao tau katai vatara
27 erao tau erao vatara
28 erao tau vo peva vatara
29 erao tau vo resura vatara
30 vo peva tau vo peva taupa
40 vo resura tau vo resura taupa
50 vo vavae tau vo vavae taupa
60 katai vatara tau katai vatara taupa
70 erao vatara tau erao vatara taupa
80 vo peva vatara tau vo peva vatara taupa
90 vo resura vatara tau vo resura vatara taupa
100 katai vovoto katai vovotopa
200 erao vovoto erao vovotopa
300 vo peruva vovoto vo peruva vovotopa
400 vo resura vovoto vo resura vovotopa
500 vo vavae vovoto vo vavae vovotopa
600 katai vatara vovoto katai vatara vovotopa
700 erao vatara vovoto erao vatara vovotopa
800 vo peva vatara vovoto vo peva vatara vovotopa
900 vo resura vatara vovoto vo resura vatara vovotopa
1,000 katai tuku katai tukupa
2,000 erao tuku erao tukupa
3,000 vo peruva tuku vo peruva tukupa
4,000 vo resura tuku vo resura tukupa
5,000 vo vavae tuku vo vavae tukupa
6,000 katai vatara tuku katai vatara tukupa
7,000 erao vatara tuku erao vatara tukupa
8,000 vo peva vatara tuku vo peva vatara tukupa
9,000 vo resura vatara tuku vo resura vatara tukupa
1,000,000 katai ipu katai ipupa

Source: Irwin B. Firchow: Rotokas-English Dictionary. SIL 2008.

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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