Numbers in Tboli

How to count in Tboli, a Philippine language spoken on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 sotu tʌganay
2 luwu gʌlumuhʌn
3 tʌlu gʌtʌluhʌn
4 fat gʌfatʌn
5 limu gʌlimuhʌn
6 nʌm gʌnʌmʌn
7 hitu gʌhituhʌn
8 wolu gʌwoluhʌn
9 siyum gʌsiyumʌn
10 sʌfolò gʌsʌfoloʌn
11 sʌfolò sotu  
12 sʌfolò luwu  
13 sʌfolò tʌlu  
14 sʌfolò fat  
15 sʌfolò limu  
16 sʌfolò nʌm  
17 sʌfolò hitu  
18 sʌfolò wolu  
19 sʌfolò siyum  
20 luwu folò gʌluwu foloʌn
21 luwu folò sotu  
22 luwu folò luwu  
23 luwu folò tʌlu  
24 luwu folò fat  
25 luwu folò limu  
26 luwu folò nʌm  
27 luwu folò hitu  
28 luwu folò wolu  
29 luwu folò siyum  
30 tʌlu folò gʌtʌlu foloʌn
40 fat folò gʌfat foloʌn
50 limu folò gʌlimu foloʌn
60 nʌm folò gʌnʌm foloʌn
70 hitu folò gʌhitu foloʌn
80 wolu folò gʌwolu foloʌn
90 siyum folò gʌsiyum foloʌn
100 lʌmatu
200 luwu latu
300 tʌlu latu
400 fat latu
500 limu latu
600 nʌm latu
700 hitu latu
800 wolu latu
900 siyum latu
1,000 lʌmibu
2,000 luwu libu
3,000 tʌlu libu
4,000 fat libu
5,000 limu libu
6,000 nʌm libu
7,000 hitu libu
8,000 wolu libu
9,000 siyum libu
10,000 sʌfolò libu
1,000,000 sʌkati
2,000,000 luwu kati
3,000,000 tʌlu kati
4,000,000 fat kati
5,000,000 limu kati
6,000,000 nʌm kati
7.000,000 hitu kati  
8,000,000 wolu kati  
9,000,000 siyum kati  
10,000,000 sʌfolò kati  

Source: Vivian Forsberg and Alice Lindquist. Tagabili vocabulary. SIL Manila – 1955.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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