Numbers in Kalderash Romani

Learn numbers in Kalderash Romani

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

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 Kalderash Romani?

Vlax Romani (Rromani) is a dialectal group of the Romani Indo-European language from the Indo-Aryan group, spoken by the Romani people. Kalderash Romani (Kaldarári) belongs to the northern Vlax sub-dialectal group, and counts about 200,000 speakers, mostly in Romania.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 999,999 in Kalderash Romani. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Kalderash Romani

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

  • 1) jek
  • 2) duj
  • 3) trin
  • 4) štar
  • 5) panź
  • 6) šov
  • 7) efta
  • 8) oxto
  • 9) iňa
  • 10) deš
  • 11) dešujek
  • 12) dešuduj
  • 13) dešutrin
  • 14) dešuštar
  • 15) dešupanź
  • 16) dešušov
  • 17) dešjefta
  • 18) dešoxto
  • 19) dešuiňa
  • 20) biš
  • 30) tranda
  • 40) saranda
  • 50) pinda
  • 60) šovardeš
  • 70) jeftavardeš
  • 80) oxtovardeš
  • 90) iňavardeš
  • 100) šêl
  • 1,000) mija

Numbers in Kalderash Romani: Kalderash Romani numbering rules

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

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

  • Numbers from zero to ten are specific words, namely núla [0], jek (or jekh) [1], duj [2], trin [3], štar [4], panź [5], šov [6], jefta (or efta) [7], oxto [8], iňa [9], and deš [10].
  • From eleven to nineteen, numbers are formed with the word for ten (deš), followed by the letter u and the unit digit, with no space, with the exception of seventeen and nineteen, for which the letter u disappears: dešujek [11], dešuduj [12], dešutrin [13], dešuštar [14], dešupanź [15], dešušov [16], dešjefta [17], dešoxto [18], and dešuiňa [19].
  • The tens are specific words up to fifty, then they are formed by putting the multiplier unit, the word var (times) and the word for ten with no space above fifty: deš [10], biš [20], tranda (or trijanda) [30], saranda (or štarvardeš) [40], pinda (or panźvardeš) [50], šovardeš [60], jeftavardeš [70], oxtovardeš [80], and iňavardeš [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by linking the ten and the unit with the word taj, separated with spaces (e.g.: biš taj jek [21], tranda taj duj [32], saranda taj panź [45]).
  • The hundreds are formed by setting the multiplier digit before the word for hundred (šêl, plural šêla) separated with a space, except for one hundred itself: šêl [100], duj šêla [200], trin šêla [300], štar šêla [400], panź šêla [500]…
  • The thousands are formed by setting the multiplier digit before the word for thousand (mija, plural miji) separated with a space, except for one thousand itself: mija [1,000], duj miji [2,000], trin miji [3,000], štar miji [4,000], panź miji [5,000]…
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