Numbers in Tukudede

Learn numbers in Tukudede

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

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 Tukudede?

The Tukudede language (also known as Tukude, Tokodede, Tokodé, and Tocod) belongs to the Austronesian family, and more specifically to the Malayo-Polynesian group. It is spoken in East timor in the district of Liquiçá, and counts about 63,200 speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 9,999 in Tukudede. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Tukudede

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

  • 1) iso
  • 2) ruu
  • 3) telu
  • 4) paat
  • 5) lim
  • 6) hohoniso
  • 7) hoho ruu
  • 8) hoho telu
  • 9) hoho pat
  • 10) sagulu
  • 11) sagulu gresi iso
  • 12) sagulu gresi ruu
  • 13) sagulu gresi telu
  • 14) sagulu gresi paat
  • 15) sagulu gresi lim
  • 16) sagulu gresi hohoniso
  • 17) sagulu gresi hoho ruu
  • 18) sagulu gresi hoho telu
  • 19) sagulu gresi hoho pat
  • 20) sakui ruu
  • 30) sakui telu
  • 40) sakui paat
  • 50) sakui lim
  • 60) sakui hohoniso
  • 70) sakui hoho ruu
  • 80) sakui hoho telu
  • 90) sakui hoho paat
  • 100) atus iso
  • 1,000) rihun iso

Numbers in Tukudede: Tukudede numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from one to nine are specific words, namely iso [1], ruu [2], telu [3], paat [4], lim [5], hohoniso [6] (5+1), hoho ruu [7] (5+2), hoho telu [8] (5+3), and hoho pat [9] (5+4). From the digit names, we can see that Tocodede follows a quinary numeral system.
  • The tens are formed by the word sakui (from sagulu, ten), followed by the multiplier digit, except for ten itself: sagulu [10], sakui ruu [20], sakui telu [30], sakui paat [40], sakui lim [50], sakui hohoniso [60], sakui hoho ruu [70], sakui hoho telu [80], and sakui hoho paat [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by saying the ten, then the word gresi, and the digit (e.g.: sagulu gresi hoho telu [18], sakui paat gresi lim [45]).
  • The hundreds are built the same way as the tens, the word for hundred (atus) being followed by the multiplier digit: atus iso [100], atus ruu [200], atus telu [300], atus paat [400], atus lim [500]…
  • The thousands follow the same structure, the word for thousand being rihun: rihun iso [1,000], rihun ruu [2,000], rihun telu [3,000], rihun paat [4,000], rihun lim [5,000]…
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