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The Number System of Basque


This page is based on Center for Basque Studies - Vocabulary and "Kôza Gengo 6 - Sekai no Gengo" editted by Hajime Kitamura, published by Taishûkan Shoten.

Basque number system is completely vigesimal (base 20) up to 100.

NumberReadingMeaning
0huts0
1bat1
2bi2
3hiru3
4lau4
5bost5
6sei6
7zazpi7
8zortzi8
9bederatzi9
10hamar10
11hamaika11
12hamabi10* + 2
13hamairu10* + 3*
14hamalau10* + 4
15hamabost10* + 5
16hamasei10* + 6
17hamazazpi10* + 7
18hemezortzi10* + 8
19hemeretzi19
20hogei20
21hogei ta bat20 and 1
22hogei ta bi20 and 2
23hogei ta hiru20 and 3
24hogei ta lau20 and 4
25hogei ta bost20 and 5
26hogei ta sei20 and 6
27hogei ta zazpi20 and 7
28hogei ta zortzi20 and 8
29hogei ta bederatzi20 and 9
30hogei ta hamar20 and 10
31hogei ta hamaika20 and 11
32hogei ta hamabi20 and (10* + 2)
33hogei ta hamairu20 and (10* + 3*)
34hogei ta hamalau20 and (10* + 4)
35hogei ta hamabost20 and (10* + 5)
36hogei ta hamasei20 and (10* + 6)
37hogei ta hamazazpi20 and (10* + 7)
38hogei ta hemezortzi20 and (10* + 8)
39hogei ta hemeretzi20 and 19
40berrogei2* × 20*
41berrogei ta bat(2* × 20*) and 1
42berrogei ta bi(2* × 20*) and 2
43berrogei ta hiru(2* × 20*) and 3
44berrogei ta lau(2* × 20*) and 4
45berrogei ta bost(2* × 20*) and 5
46berrogei ta sei(2* × 20*) and 6
47berrogei ta zazpi(2* × 20*) and 7
48berrogei ta zortzi(2* × 20*) and 8
49berrogei ta bederatzi(2* × 20*) and 9
50berrogei ta hamar(2* × 20*) and 10
51berrogei ta hamaika(2* × 20*) and 11
52berrogei ta hamabi(2* × 20*) and (10* + 2)
53berrogei ta hamairu(2* × 20*) and (10* + 3*)
54berrogei ta hamalau(2* × 20*) and (10* + 4)
55berrogei ta hamabost(2* × 20*) and (10* + 5)
56berrogei ta hamasei(2* × 20*) and (10* + 6)
57berrogei ta hamazazpi(2* × 20*) and (10* + 7)
58berrogei ta hemezortzi(2* × 20*) and (10* + 8)
59berrogei ta hemeretzi(2* × 20*) and 19
60hirurogei3 × 20*
61hirurogei ta bat(3 × 20*) and 1
62hirurogei ta bi(3 × 20*) and 2
63hirurogei ta hiru(3 × 20*) and 3
64hirurogei ta lau(3 × 20*) and 4
65hirurogei ta bost(3 × 20*) and 5
66hirurogei ta sei(3 × 20*) and 6
67hirurogei ta zazpi(3 × 20*) and 7
68hirurogei ta zortzi(3 × 20*) and 8
69hirurogei ta bederatzi(3 × 20*) and 9
70hirurogei ta hamar(3 × 20*) and 10
71hirurogei ta hamaika(3 × 20*) and 11
72hirurogei ta hamabi(3 × 20*) and (10* + 2)
73hirurogei ta hamairu(3 × 20*) and (10* + 3*)
74hirurogei ta hamalau(3 × 20*) and (10* + 4)
75hirurogei ta hamabost(3 × 20*) and (10* + 5)
76hirurogei ta hamasei(3 × 20*) and (10* + 6)
77hirurogei ta hamazazpi(3 × 20*) and (10* + 7)
78hirurogei ta hemezortzi(3 × 20*) and (10* + 8)
79hirurogei ta hemeretzi(3 × 20*) and 19
80larrogei4* × 20*
81larrogei ta bat(4* × 20*) and 1
82larrogei ta bi(4* × 20*) and 2
83larrogei ta hiru(4* × 20*) and 3
84larrogei ta lau(4* × 20*) and 4
85larrogei ta bost(4* × 20*) and 5
86larrogei ta sei(4* × 20*) and 6
87larrogei ta zazpi(4* × 20*) and 7
88larrogei ta zortzi(4* × 20*) and 8
89larrogei ta bederatzi(4* × 20*) and 9
90larrogei ta hamar(4* × 20*) and 10
91larrogei ta hamaika(4* × 20*) and 11
92larrogei ta hamabi(4* × 20*) and (10* + 2)
93larrogei ta hamairu(4* × 20*) and (10* + 3*)
94larrogei ta hamalau(4* × 20*) and (10* + 4)
95larrogei ta hamabost(4* × 20*) and (10* + 5)
96larrogei ta hamasei(4* × 20*) and (10* + 6)
97larrogei ta hamazazpi(4* × 20*) and (10* + 7)
98larrogei ta hemezortzi(4* × 20*) and (10* + 8)
99larrogei ta hemeretzi(4* × 20*) and 19
100ehun100

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BASQUE, SOULETIN
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