Numbers in Kotava

Learn numbers in Kotava

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

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 Kotava?

Kotava (or language of each and everyone) is an international auxiliary language created in 1978 by the linguist Staren Fetcey. A priori language, with both artificial roots and a simplified derivation, Kotava has an absolutely regular grammar, with no exceptions and strictly phonetic. It is principally written in a simplified Latin alphabet of 24 letters/phonemes.

List of numbers in Kotava

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

Numbers in Kotava: Kotava numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from zero to nine are rendered by specific roots suffixed like all cardinal numbers with oy: nedoy [0], tanoy [1], toloy [2], baroy [3], balemoy [4], aluboy [5], tevoy [6], peroy [7], anyustoy [8], and lerdoy [9].
  • Tens are formed by adding the root of ten (san) after the root of the matching multiplier digit: tan-sanoy [10] (simplified into sanoy), tol-sanoy [20], bar-sanoy [30], balem-sanoy [40], alub-sanoy [50], tev-sanoy [60], per-sanoy [70], anyust-sanoy [80], and lerd-sanoy [90].
  • Compound numbers from twenty-one to ninety-one are formed by adding the unit digit on the right, all the roots being linked with a hyphen (e.g.: tol-san-aluboy [25], tev-san-tevoy [66]).
  • All the other numbers are formed on the same principle as the tens: hundreds (decemoy [100], tol-decemoy [200], bar-decemoy [300]…), thousands (decitoy [1,000], tol-decitoy [2,000], bar-decitoy [3,000]…), tens of thousands (kunoy [10,000], tol-kunoy [20,000], bar-kunoy [30,000]…), hundreds of thousands (vuntoy [100,000], tol-vuntoy [200,000], bar-vuntoy [300,000]…), etc.
  • Higher scale numbers group their digits by three: million (celemoy, 106), billion (felemoy, 109), trillion (tungoy, 1012), quadrillion (pungoy, 1015), quintillion (eungoy, 1018), sextillion (zungoy, 1021), septillion (yungoy, 1024).
  • Compound numbers are formed by starting with the higher scale numbers and ending with the smaller scale one, suffixed by oy (e.g.: balem-decem-alub-san-anyustoy [458], tev-kun-per-decem-per-san-lerdoy [60,779]).
  • Kotava grammar: the determiners (pdf, in French)
  • Kotava, the universal language of communication
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