Numbers in Guosa

Learn numbers in Guosa

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

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 Guosa?

Guosa is a constructed zonal language (an international auxiliary language) created by Alex Igbineweka in 1965. Designed to serve as a lingua franca to West Africa, Guosa draws its lexicon from more than 118 indigenous West African languages, but mostly from Hausa, Yoruba, and Igbo.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 999 in Guosa. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Guosa

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

  • 1) dáyá
  • 2) ejì
  • 3) ètá
  • 4) ìnàng
  • 5) ìsén
  • 6) ìsíì
  • 7) asáà
  • 8) asáto
  • 9) essé
  • 10) góma
  • 11) gódáyá
  • 12) góejì
  • 13) góètá
  • 14) góìnàng
  • 15) góìsén
  • 16) góìsíì
  • 17) góasáà
  • 18) góasáto
  • 19) góessé
  • 20)
  • 30)
  • 40)
  • 50) sén
  • 60) síì
  • 70)
  • 80) sát
  • 90) ssé
  • 100) gógó

Numbers in Guosa: Guosa numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words: dáyá [1], ejì [2], ètá [3], ìnàng [4], ìsén [5], ìsíì [6], asáà [7], asáto [8], and essé [9].
  • The tens are formed by shortening their multiplier digit to their root, except for ten itself: góma [10], [20], [30], [40], sén [50], síì [60], [70], sát [80], and ssé [90].
  • Numbers from eleven to nineteen are formed starting with the root of the word for ten (), directly followed by the unit, with no space: gódáyá [11], góejì [12], góètá [13], góìnàng [14], góìsén [15], góìsíì [16], góasáà [17], góasáto [18], and góessé [19].
  • Compound numbers from twenty-one to ninety-nine are formed starting with the ten, directly followed by the unit with no space (e.g.: sénìsíì [56], ssédáyá [91]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the multiplier digit before the word for hundred (gógó, or ten by ten), separated with a space, except for one hundred: gógó [100], ejì gógó [200], ètá gógó [300], ìnàng gógó [400], ìsén gógó [500], ìsíì gógó [600], asáà gógó [700], asáto gógó [800], and essé gógó [900].
  • The Complete Dictionary of Guosa Language, by Alex Igbineweka, Iuniverse (2019)
  • Numbers in different languages