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The Number System of Nimbia


This page is based on Decimal vs. Duodecimal: An interaction between two systems of numeration.

Nimbia is a dialect of Gwandara, and it is known to have a duodecimal (base-12) system influenced by surrounding duodecimal languages such as Janji and Kahugu.

NumberReadingMeaning
0?-
1da1
2bi2
3ugu3
4furu4
5biyar5
6shide6
7bo'o7
8tager8
9tanran9
10gwom10
11kwada11
12tuni12
13tuni mbe da12 and 1
14tuni mbe bi12 and 2
15tuni mbe ugu12 and 3
16tuni mbe furu12 and 4
17tuni mbe biyar12 and 5
18tuni mbe shide12 and 6
19tuni mbe bo'o12 and 7
20tuni mbe tager12 and 8
21tuni mbe tanran12 and 9
22tuni mbe gwom12 and 10
23tuni mbe kwada12 and 11
24gume bi12* × 2
25gume bi ni da(12* × 2) and 1
26gume bi ni bi(12* × 2) and 2
27gume bi ni ugu(12* × 2) and 3
28gume bi ni furu(12* × 2) and 4
29gume bi ni biyar(12* × 2) and 5
30gume bi ni shide(12* × 2) and 6
31gume bi ni bo'o(12* × 2) and 7
32gume bi ni tager(12* × 2) and 8
33gume bi ni tanran(12* × 2) and 9
34gume bi ni gwom(12* × 2) and 10
35gume bi ni kwada(12* × 2) and 11
36gume ugu12* × 3
37gume ugu ni da(12* × 3) and 1
38gume ugu ni bi(12* × 3) and 2
39gume ugu ni ugu(12* × 3) and 3
40gume ugu ni furu(12* × 3) and 4
41gume ugu ni biyar(12* × 3) and 5
42gume ugu ni shide(12* × 3) and 6
43gume ugu ni bo'o(12* × 3) and 7
44gume ugu ni tager(12* × 3) and 8
45gume ugu ni tanran(12* × 3) and 9
46gume ugu ni gwom(12* × 3) and 10
47gume ugu ni kwada(12* × 3) and 11
48gume furu12* × 4
49gume furu ni da(12* × 4) and 1
50gume furu ni bi(12* × 4) and 2
51gume furu ni ugu(12* × 4) and 3
52gume furu ni furu(12* × 4) and 4
53gume furu ni biyar(12* × 4) and 5
54gume furu ni shide(12* × 4) and 6
55gume furu ni bo'o(12* × 4) and 7
56gume furu ni tager(12* × 4) and 8
57gume furu ni tanran(12* × 4) and 9
58gume furu ni gwom(12* × 4) and 10
59gume furu ni kwada(12* × 4) and 11
60gume biyar12* × 5
61gume biyar ni da(12* × 5) and 1
62gume biyar ni bi(12* × 5) and 2
63gume biyar ni ugu(12* × 5) and 3
64gume biyar ni furu(12* × 5) and 4
65gume biyar ni biyar(12* × 5) and 5
66gume biyar ni shide(12* × 5) and 6
67gume biyar ni bo'o(12* × 5) and 7
68gume biyar ni tager(12* × 5) and 8
69gume biyar ni tanran(12* × 5) and 9
70gume biyar ni gwom(12* × 5) and 10
71gume biyar ni kwada(12* × 5) and 11
72gume shide12* × 6
73gume shide ni da(12* × 6) and 1
74gume shide ni bi(12* × 6) and 2
75gume shide ni ugu(12* × 6) and 3
76gume shide ni furu(12* × 6) and 4
77gume shide ni biyar(12* × 6) and 5
78gume shide ni shide(12* × 6) and 6
79gume shide ni bo'o(12* × 6) and 7
80gume shide ni tager(12* × 6) and 8
81gume shide ni tanran(12* × 6) and 9
82gume shide ni gwom(12* × 6) and 10
83gume shide ni kwada(12* × 6) and 11
84gume bo'o12* × 7
85gume bo'o ni da(12* × 7) and 1
86gume bo'o ni bi(12* × 7) and 2
87gume bo'o ni ugu(12* × 7) and 3
88gume bo'o ni furu(12* × 7) and 4
89gume bo'o ni biyar(12* × 7) and 5
90gume bo'o ni shide(12* × 7) and 6
91gume bo'o ni bo'o(12* × 7) and 7
92gume bo'o ni tager(12* × 7) and 8
93gume bo'o ni tanran(12* × 7) and 9
94gume bo'o ni gwom(12* × 7) and 10
95gume bo'o ni kwada(12* × 7) and 11
96gume tager12* × 8
97gume tager ni da(12* × 8) and 1
98gume tager ni bi(12* × 8) and 2
99gume tager ni ugu(12* × 8) and 3
100gume tager ni furu(12* × 8) and 4

* Different word


Note:
NumberReadingMeaning
143gume kwada ni kwada(12* × 11) and 11
144wo144 (122)


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