Numbers in Globasa

Learn numbers in Globasa

Knowing numbers in Globasa is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Globasa. Learning to count in Globasa 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 Globasa is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Globasa.

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 Globasa?

Globasa is a constructed international auxiliary language designed by Hector Ortega, linguist, translator and expert in adult language acquisition and teaching. Its design is reminiscent of the world’s creole languages. It follows the guiding principles of optimal simplicity with the goal of maximum learnability and ease of use for both speaker and listener, optimal balance between opposing linguistic parameters, and internationality. Globasa’s grammar and lexicon are stable since its phase 2, in December 2019, with over 1,000 root words and over 2,000 total words and expressions.

List of numbers in Globasa

Here is a list of numbers in Globasa. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Globasa 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 Globasa. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Globasa.

  • 1) un
  • 2) dua
  • 3) tiga
  • 4) care
  • 5) lima
  • 6) sisa
  • 7) sabe
  • 8) oco
  • 9) nue
  • 10) des
  • 11) des un
  • 12) des dua
  • 13) des tiga
  • 14) des care
  • 15) des lima
  • 16) des sisa
  • 17) des sabe
  • 18) des oco
  • 19) des nue
  • 20) duades
  • 30) tigades
  • 40) caredes
  • 50) limades
  • 60) sisades
  • 70) sabedes
  • 80) ocodes
  • 90) nuedes
  • 100) cen
  • 1,000) kilo
  • one million) un mega
  • one billion) un giga
  • one trillion) un tera

Numbers in Globasa: Globasa numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Globasa is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Globasa 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 Globasa with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Globasa is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Globasa. Also, learning how to number in Globasa 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 Globasa 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 Globasa

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words, namely: un [1], dua [2], tiga [3], care [4], lima [5], sisa [6], sabe [7], oco [8], and nue [9].
  • Tens are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by the word for ten (des), except for ten itself: des [10], duades [20], tigades [30], caredes [40], limades [50], sisades [60], sabedes [70], ocodes [80], and nuedes [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed starting with the ten, followed by the unit digit, separated with a space (e.g.: des lima [15], sisades oco [68]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by the word for hundred (cen), with no space, except for one hundred: cen [100], duacen [200], tigacen [300], carecen [400], limacen [500], sisacen [600], sabecen [700], ococen [800], and nuecen [900].
  • Thousands are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by the word for thousand (kilo), with no space, except for one thousand: kilo [1,000], duakilo [2,000], tigakilo [3,000], carekilo [4,000], limakilo [5,000], sisakilo [6,000], sabekilo [7,000], ocokilo [8,000], and nuekilo [9,000].
  • Big scale numbers starting with million are the International System Unit prefixes: mega (million, 106), giga (billion, 109), tera (trillion, 1012)…
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