How to count in Warlpiri, a Pama-Nyungan language spoken in the Northern Territory of Australia. Apparently older Warlpiri speakers don’t use numbers, apart from jinta (one), and bajan (many).
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|1||jinta [ˈc͡ɕinda], tinta, kuju, yangarlu [ˈja.ŋa.ɭu]|
|2||jirrama [ˈc͡ɕirɐma], tjirrama|
|3||jirrama-jinta [ˈc͡ɕirɐmɐˌc͡ɕinda], marnkurrpa [ˈmaɳ.kur.pa], wirkatu|
|4||jirramakari-jirramakari [ˈcirɐmɐkɐɻiˌcirɐmɐkɐɻi], mirdi [ˈmɪʈi], murntu [ˈmʊɳɖu]|
|6||jilkarla [ˈc͡ɕilɡɐɭa], marnkurrpakari-marnkurrpakari [ˈmaɳ.kur.pa.ka.ɻiˌmaɳ.kur.pa.ka.ɻi]|
|9||jarukutu [ˈc͡ɕɐ.ɻʊˌkʊ.tu], kartaku [ˈkɐ.ʈɐ.ku], narntirnki [ˈnɐɳɖɪɳki]|
|10||karlarla [ˈkɐ.ɭɐ.ɭa], kartaku [ˈkɐ.ʈɐ.ku]|
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Information about counting in Warlpiri
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