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The Number System of Ndom


This page is based on The Work of Glendon Lean on the Counting Systems of Papua New Guinea and Oceania.

Ndom is a language of Frederik Hendrik Island, near New Guinea. It is known to have a senary (base-6) system.

NumberReadingMeaning
0?-
1sas1
2thef2
3ithin3
4thonith4
5meregh5
6mer6
7mer abo sas6 and 1
8mer abo thef6 and 2
9mer abo ithin6 and 3
10mer abo thonith6 and 4
11mer abo meregh6 and 5
12mer an thef6 times 2
13mer an thef abo sas(6 times 2) and 1
14mer an thef abo thef(6 times 2) and 2
15mer an thef abo ithin(6 times 2) and 3
16mer an thef abo thonith(6 times 2) and 4
17mer an thef abo meregh(6 times 2) and 5
18tondor18
19tondor abo sas18 and 1
20tondor abo thef18 and 2
21tondor abo ithin18 and 3
22tondor abo thonith18 and 4
23tondor abo meregh18 and 5
24tondor abo mer18 and 6
25tondor abo mer abo sas18 and 6 and 1
26tondor abo mer abo thef18 and 6 and 2
27tondor abo mer abo ithin18 and 6 and 3
28tondor abo mer abo thonith18 and 6 and 4
29tondor abo mer abo meregh18 and 6 and 5
30tondor abo mer an thef18 and (6 times 2)
31tondor abo mer an thef abo sas18 and (6 times 2) and 1
32tondor abo mer an thef abo thef18 and (6 times 2) and 2
33tondor abo mer an thef abo ithin18 and (6 times 2) and 3
34tondor abo mer an thef abo thonith18 and (6 times 2) and 4
35tondor abo mer an thef abo meregh18 and (6 times 2) and 5
36nif36
37nif abo sas36 and 1
38nif abo thef36 and 2
39nif abo ithin36 and 3
40nif abo thonith36 and 4
41nif abo meregh36 and 5
42nif abo mer36 and 6
43nif abo mer abo sas36 and 6 and 1
44nif abo mer abo thef36 and 6 and 2
45nif abo mer abo ithin36 and 6 and 3
46nif abo mer abo thonith36 and 6 and 4
47nif abo mer abo meregh36 and 6 and 5
48nif abo mer an thef36 and 6 times 2
49nif abo mer an thef abo sas36 and (6 times 2) and 1
50nif abo mer an thef abo thef36 and (6 times 2) and 2
51nif abo mer an thef abo ithin36 and (6 times 2) and 3
52nif abo mer an thef abo thonith36 and (6 times 2) and 4
53nif abo mer an thef abo meregh36 and (6 times 2) and 5
54nif abo tondor36 and 18
55nif abo tondor abo sas36 and 18 and 1
56nif abo tondor abo thef36 and 18 and 2
57nif abo tondor abo ithin36 and 18 and 3
58nif abo tondor abo thonith36 and 18 and 4
59nif abo tondor abo meregh36 and 18 and 5
60nif abo tondor abo mer36 and 18 and 6
61nif abo tondor abo mer abo sas36 and 18 and 6 and 1
62nif abo tondor abo mer abo thef36 and 18 and 6 and 2
63nif abo tondor abo mer abo ithin36 and 18 and 6 and 3
64nif abo tondor abo mer abo thonith36 and 18 and 6 and 4
65nif abo tondor abo mer abo meregh36 and 18 and 6 and 5
66nif abo tondor abo mer an thef36 and 18 and (6 times 2)
67nif abo tondor abo mer an thef abo sas36 and 18 and (6 times 2) and 1
68nif abo tondor abo mer an thef abo thef36 and 18 and (6 times 2) and 2
69nif abo tondor abo mer an thef abo ithin36 and 18 and (6 times 2) and 3
70nif abo tondor abo mer an thef abo thonith36 and 18 and (6 times 2) and 4
71nif abo tondor abo mer an thef abo meregh36 and 18 and (6 times 2) and 5
72nif thef36 × 2
73nif thef abo sas(36 × 2) and 1
74nif thef abo thef(36 × 2) and 2
75nif thef abo ithin(36 × 2) and 3
76nif thef abo thonith(36 × 2) and 4
77nif thef abo meregh(36 × 2) and 5
78nif thef abo mer(36 × 2) and 6
79nif thef abo mer abo sas(36 × 2) and 6 and 1
80nif thef abo mer abo thef(36 × 2) and 6 and 2
81nif thef abo mer abo ithin(36 × 2) and 6 and 3
82nif thef abo mer abo thonith(36 × 2) and 6 and 4
83nif thef abo mer abo meregh(36 × 2) and 6 and 5
84nif thef abo mer an thef(36 × 2) and 6 times 2
85nif thef abo mer an thef abo sas(36 × 2) and (6 times 2) and 1
86nif thef abo mer an thef abo thef(36 × 2) and (6 times 2) and 2
87nif thef abo mer an thef abo ithin(36 × 2) and (6 times 2) and 3
88nif thef abo mer an thef abo thonith(36 × 2) and (6 times 2) and 4
89nif thef abo mer an thef abo meregh(36 × 2) and (6 times 2) and 5
90nif thef abo tondor(36 × 2) and 18
91nif thef abo tondor abo sas(36 × 2) and 18 and 1
92nif thef abo tondor abo thef(36 × 2) and 18 and 2
93nif thef abo tondor abo ithin(36 × 2) and 18 and 3
94nif thef abo tondor abo thonith(36 × 2) and 18 and 4
95nif thef abo tondor abo meregh(36 × 2) and 18 and 5
96nif thef abo tondor abo mer(36 × 2) and 18 and 6
97nif thef abo tondor abo mer abo sas(36 × 2) and 18 and 6 and 1
98nif thef abo tondor abo mer abo thef(36 × 2) and 18 and 6 and 2
99nif thef abo tondor abo mer abo ithin(36 × 2) and 18 and 6 and 3
100nif thef abo tondor abo mer abo thonith(36 × 2) and 18 and 6 and 4



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