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The Number System of Polari


This page is based on The Bible - Polari Edition and Polari.

Polari is an in-group language of gay and lesbian people, theatrical people, and circus people in Britain. It's interesting 8 and 9 are called "6 + 2" and "6 + 3" in Polari.

NumberReadingMeaning
0nanti0
1una1
2dewey2
3trey3
4quarter4
5chinker5
6sey6
7setter7
8say dooe6* + 2*
9sey trey6 + 3
10dacha10
11long-dedgerlong 10*
12kenza12
13thirteen13#
14fourteen14#
15fifteen15#
16sixteen16#
17seventeen17#
18eighteen18#
19nineteen19#
20dewey dacha2 × 10
21dewey dacha and una2 × 10 and 1
22dewey dacha and dewey2 × 10 and 2
23dewey dacha and trey2 × 10 and 3
24dewey dacha and quarter2 × 10 and 4
25dewey dacha and chinker2 × 10 and 5
26dewey dacha and sey2 × 10 and 6
27dewey dacha and setter2 × 10 and 7
28dewey dacha and say dooe2 × 10 and 6* + 2*
29dewey dacha and sey trey2 × 10 and 6 + 3
30trey dacha3 × 10
31trey dacha and una3 × 10 and 1
32trey dacha and dewey3 × 10 and 2
33trey dacha and trey3 × 10 and 3
34trey dacha and quarter3 × 10 and 4
35trey dacha and chinker3 × 10 and 5
36trey dacha and sey3 × 10 and 6
37trey dacha and setter3 × 10 and 7
38trey dacha and say dooe3 × 10 and 6* + 2*
39trey dacha and sey trey3 × 10 and 6 + 3
40quarter dacha4 × 10
41quarter dacha and una4 × 10 and 1
42quarter dacha and dewey4 × 10 and 2
43quarter dacha and trey4 × 10 and 3
44quarter dacha and quarter4 × 10 and 4
45quarter dacha and chinker4 × 10 and 5
46quarter dacha and sey4 × 10 and 6
47quarter dacha and setter4 × 10 and 7
48quarter dacha and say dooe4 × 10 and 6* + 2*
49quarter dacha and sey trey4 × 10 and 6 + 3
50chinker dacha5 × 10
51chinker dacha and una5 × 10 and 1
52chinker dacha and dewey5 × 10 and 2
53chinker dacha and trey5 × 10 and 3
54chinker dacha and quarter5 × 10 and 4
55chinker dacha and chinker5 × 10 and 5
56chinker dacha and sey5 × 10 and 6
57chinker dacha and setter5 × 10 and 7
58chinker dacha and say dooe5 × 10 and 6* + 2*
59chinker dacha and sey trey5 × 10 and 6 + 3
60sey dacha6 × 10
61sey dacha and una6 × 10 and 1
62sey dacha and dewey6 × 10 and 2
63sey dacha and trey6 × 10 and 3
64sey dacha and quarter6 × 10 and 4
65sey dacha and chinker6 × 10 and 5
66sey dacha and sey6 × 10 and 6
67sey dacha and setter6 × 10 and 7
68sey dacha and say dooe6 × 10 and 6* + 2*
69sey dacha and sey trey6 × 10 and 6 + 3
70setter dacha7 × 10
71setter dacha and una7 × 10 and 1
72setter dacha and dewey7 × 10 and 2
73setter dacha and trey7 × 10 and 3
74setter dacha and quarter7 × 10 and 4
75setter dacha and chinker7 × 10 and 5
76setter dacha and sey7 × 10 and 6
77setter dacha and setter7 × 10 and 7
78setter dacha and say dooe7 × 10 and 6* + 2*
79setter dacha and sey trey7 × 10 and 6 + 3
80otter dacha8 × 10
81otter dacha and una8 × 10 and 1
82otter dacha and dewey8 × 10 and 2
83otter dacha and trey8 × 10 and 3
84otter dacha and quarter8 × 10 and 4
85otter dacha and chinker8 × 10 and 5
86otter dacha and sey8 × 10 and 6
87otter dacha and setter8 × 10 and 7
88otter dacha and say dooe8 × 10 and 6* + 2*
89otter dacha and sey trey8 × 10 and 6 + 3
90nobber dacha9 × 10
91nobber dacha and una9 × 10 and 1
92nobber dacha and dewey9 × 10 and 2
93nobber dacha and trey9 × 10 and 3
94nobber dacha and quarter9 × 10 and 4
95nobber dacha and chinker9 × 10 and 5
96nobber dacha and sey9 × 10 and 6
97nobber dacha and setter9 × 10 and 7
98nobber dacha and say dooe9 × 10 and 6* + 2*
99nobber dacha and sey trey9 × 10 and 6 + 3
100chenter100

* Different form
† Different word
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