Wa numbers

How to count in Wa (Va), a Palaungic language spoken in Burma/Myanmar, China and Thailand. The numbers shown here are in the Parauk dialect/variety of Wa, unless otherwise indicated.

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Numeral Cardinal
0 wax [waʔ], ling
1 tíx [ti̤ʔ]
2 ra [ra]
3 loui [loi] (Parauk)
[luɛ] (Ava)
4 poun [pon]
5 phuan [pʰuan] (Parauk)
[pʰɔ̱n] (Va)
6 líah [li̤ah] (Parauk)
leh [les] (Ava)
[liɯh] (Va)
7 a líah [ʔa li̤ah] (Parauk)
ʔa leh [ʔa les] (Ava)
[ʔa liɯh] (Va)
8 daix [daiʔ] (Parauk)
[si̱ tɛʔ] (Ava)
[dʌiʔ] (Va)
9 dim [dim] (Parauk)
[si tem] (Ava)
[ti̱m] (Va)
10 kao [kau] (Parauk)
[kɔ? kau?] (Ava)
[ka̱u] (Va)
11 kao tíīx [kau ti̤ʔ]
12 kao ra [kau ra]
13 kao loui [kau loi]
14 kao poun [kau pon]
15 kao phuan [kau pʰuan]
16 kao líah [kau li̤ah]
17 kao a líah [kau ʔa li̤ah]
18 kao daix [kau daiʔ]
19 kao dim [kau dim]
20 tíx nga [ti̤ʔ ŋa]
21 tíx nga tíx [ti̤ʔ ŋa ti̤ʔ]
22 tíx nga ra [ti̤ʔ ŋa ra]
23 tíx nga loui [ti̤ʔ ŋa loi]
24 tíx nga poun [ti̤ʔ ŋa pon]
25 tíx nga phuan [ti̤ʔ ŋa pʰuan]
26 tíx nga líah [ti̤ʔ ŋa li̤ah]
27 tíx nga a líah [ti̤ʔ ŋa ʔa li̤ah]
28 tíx nga daix [ti̤ʔ ŋa daiʔ]
29 tíx nga dim [ti̤ʔ ŋa dim]
30 tíx ngoui [ti̤ʔ ŋoi]
40 tíx poun [ti̤ʔ pon]
50 tíx phuan [ti̤ʔ phuan]
60 tíx glíah [ti̤ʔ gli̤ah]
70 a tíx glíah [a ti̤ʔ gli̤ah]
80 tíx daix [ti̤ʔ daiʔ]
90 tíx dim [ti̤ʔ dim]
100 tíx yíeh [ti̤ʔ ʑi̤ɛh]
200 ra yíeh [ra ʑi̤ɛh]
1,000 (tíx) rheing [(ti̤ʔ) rheŋ]
10,000 (tíx) mheen [(ti̤ʔ) mhɯn]
100,000 séin [se̤n], síen [sɛ̤n]
1 million (dīx) lān [ti̤ʔ la̤n]
1 billion lag [la̤k]

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