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The Number System of Swahili


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NumberReadingMeaning
0sifuri0
1moja1
2mbili2
3tatu3
4nne4
5tano5
6sita6
7saba7
8nane8
9tisa9
10kumi10
11kumi na moja10 and 1
12kumi na mbili10 and 2
13kumi na tatu10 and 3
14kumi na nne10 and 4
15kumi na tano10 and 5
16kumi na sita10 and 6
17kumi na saba10 and 7
18kumi na nane10 and 8
19kumi na tisa10 and 9
20ishirini20
21ishirini na moja20 and 1
22ishirini na mbili20 and 2
23ishirini na tatu20 and 3
24ishirini na nne20 and 4
25ishirini na tano20 and 5
26ishirini na sita20 and 6
27ishirini na saba20 and 7
28ishirini na nane20 and 8
29ishirini na tisa20 and 9
30thelathini30
31thelathini na moja30 and 1
32thelathini na mbili30 and 2
33thelathini na tatu30 and 3
34thelathini na nne30 and 4
35thelathini na tano30 and 5
36thelathini na sita30 and 6
37thelathini na saba30 and 7
38thelathini na nane30 and 8
39thelathini na tisa30 and 9
40arobaini40
41arobaini na moja40 and 1
42arobaini na mbili40 and 2
43arobaini na tatu40 and 3
44arobaini na nne40 and 4
45arobaini na tano40 and 5
46arobaini na sita40 and 6
47arobaini na saba40 and 7
48arobaini na nane40 and 8
49arobaini na tisa40 and 9
50hamsini50
51hamsini na moja50 and 1
52hamsini na mbili50 and 2
53hamsini na tatu50 and 3
54hamsini na nne50 and 4
55hamsini na tano50 and 5
56hamsini na sita50 and 6
57hamsini na saba50 and 7
58hamsini na nane50 and 8
59hamsini na tisa50 and 9
60sitini60
61sitini na moja60 and 1
62sitini na mbili60 and 2
63sitini na tatu60 and 3
64sitini na nne60 and 4
65sitini na tano60 and 5
66sitini na sita60 and 6
67sitini na saba60 and 7
68sitini na nane60 and 8
69sitini na tisa60 and 9
70sabini70
71sabini na moja70 and 1
72sabini na mbili70 and 2
73sabini na tatu70 and 3
74sabini na nne70 and 4
75sabini na tano70 and 5
76sabini na sita70 and 6
77sabini na saba70 and 7
78sabini na nane70 and 8
79sabini na tisa70 and 9
80themanini80
81themanini na moja80 and 1
82themanini na mbili80 and 2
83themanini na tatu80 and 3
84themanini na nne80 and 4
85themanini na tano80 and 5
86themanini na sita80 and 6
87themanini na saba80 and 7
88themanini na nane80 and 8
89themanini na tisa80 and 9
90tisini90
91tisini na moja90 and 1
92tisini na mbili90 and 2
93tisini na tatu90 and 3
94tisini na nne90 and 4
95tisini na tano90 and 5
96tisini na sita90 and 6
97tisini na saba90 and 7
98tisini na nane90 and 8
99tisini na tisa90 and 9
100mia moja100 × 1

Note:
NumberReadingMeaning
100mia moja100 × 1
101mia moja na moja100 × 1 and 1
201mia mbili na moja100 × 2 and 1


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