Numbers in Yamdena

How to count in Yamdena (Yakw), a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken on Yamdena and Selaru islands in eastern Indonesia.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers
1 sa, lese
2 du
3 tely
4 fat
5 lim
6 nem
7 itw
8 walw
9 siuw
10 buti
11 buti resiny lese
12 buti resiny du
13 buti resiny tely
14 buti resiny fat
15 buti resiny lim
16 buti resiny nem
17 buti resiny itw
18 buti resiny walw
19 buti resiny siuw
20 buty du
21 buty du resiny lese
22 buty du resiny du
23 buty du resiny tely
24 buty du resiny fat
25 buty du resiny lim
26 buty du resiny nem
27 buty du resiny itw
28 buty du resiny walw
29 buty du resiny siuw
30 buty tely
40 buty fat
50 buty lim
60 buty nem
70 buty itw
80 buty walw
90 buty siuw
100 rati
200 rati du
1000 ribuny


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Numbers in Malayo-Polynesian languages

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