Numbers in Caló

Learn numbers in Caló

Knowing numbers in Caló is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Caló. Learning to count in Caló may appeal to you just as a simple curiosity or be something you really need. Perhaps you have planned a trip to a country where Caló is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Caló.

It's also useful for guiding you through street numbers. You'll be able to better understand the directions to places and everything expressed in numbers, such as the times when public transportation leaves. Can you think of more reasons to learn numbers in Caló?

Caló, also known as Iberian Romani, is a mixed Romani–Romance language. Based on the Romance grammar with Romani lexical borrowings, it is spoken by the Spanish and Portuguese Romani, and often used as a secret language. The Caló language counts about 60,000 speakers.

List of numbers in Caló

Here is a list of numbers in Caló. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Caló from 1 to 20. We have also included the tens up to the number 100, so that you know how to count up to 100 in Caló. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Caló.

  • 1) yeque
  • 2) dui
  • 3) trin
  • 4) ostar
  • 5) panche
  • 6) jobe
  • 7) ester
  • 8) otor
  • 9) nebel
  • 10) deque
  • 11) yedeque
  • 12) duideque
  • 13) trindeque
  • 14) ostardeque
  • 15) panchedeque
  • 16) jobedeque
  • 17) esterdeque
  • 18) otordeque
  • 19) nebeldeque
  • 20) bin
  • 30) trianda
  • 40) ostardí
  • 50) panchardí
  • 60) jobenta
  • 70) esterdí
  • 80) otorenta
  • 90) esnete
  • 100) gres
  • 1,000) milé
  • one million) yeque tarquino

Numbers in Caló: Caló numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Caló is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Caló you will have to learn a series of rules that we will explain below. If you apply these rules you will soon find that you will be able to count in Caló with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Caló is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Caló. Also, learning how to number in Caló yourself from these simple rules is very beneficial for your brain, as it forces it to work and stay in shape. Working with numbers and a foreign language like Caló at the same time is one of the best ways to train our little gray cells, so let's see what rules you need to apply to number in Caló

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific names: yeque [1], dui [2], trin [3], ostar [4], panche [5], jobe [6], ester [7], otor [8], and nebel [9].
  • Tens are formed starting with the multiplier digit, with different suffixes, except for ten, twenty and ninety: deque [10], bin [20], trianda [30], ostardí [40], panchardí [50], jobenta [60], esterdí [70], otorenta [80], and esnete [90].
  • Numbers from eleven to nineteen are formed starting with the unit or the unit root, followed with the word for ten (deque), with no space: yedeque [11], duideque [12], trindeque [13], ostardeque [14], panchedeque [15], jobedeque [16], esterdeque [17], otordeque [18], and nebeldeque [19].
  • Compound numbers from twenty-one and above are formed starting with the ten, directly followed with the unit, with no space (e.g.: binjobe [26], esterdíotor [78]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by the word for hundred (grés), with no space, except for one hundred: gres [100], duisgrés [200], tringrés [300], ostargrés [400], panchegrés [500], jobegrés [600], estergrés [700], otorgrés [800], and nebelgrés [900].
  • The word for thousand is milé [1,000].
  • The word for million is tarquino.
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