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Counting in North Frisian

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Language overview

North Frisian (Fresk, Frasch) is a language belonging to the Indo-European family, in the germanic group. Spoken in North Frisia, part of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, it counts about 10,000 speakers.
Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 999,999 in North Frisian. Please contact us if you can help us counting up from that limit.

North Frisian numbering rules

  • Digits and numbers from one to twelve are specific words: iinj (masculine: ån) [1], tou (masculine: twäär) [2], tri (masculine: tra) [3], fjouer [4], fiiw [5], seeks [6], soowen [7], oocht [8], nüügen [9], tiin [10], alwen [11], and tweelwen [12].
  • From thirteen to nineteen, the numbers are formed from the matching digits, adding the word for ten (täin) at the end: tratäin [13], fjouertäin [14], füftäin [15], seekstäin [16], soowentäin [17], oochttäin [18], and nüügentäin [19].
  • Tens are formed by adding the suffix -ti at the end of the multiplier digit, with the exception of ten: tiin [10], twunti [20], dörti [30], fäärti [40], füfti [50], süsti [60], sööwenti [70], tachenti [80], and näägenti [90].
  • From twenty-one to ninety-nine, tens and units are joined with the word än (and), but the unit is said before the ten (e.g.: iinjändörti [31], fiiwänfäärti [45]).
  • Hundred (hunert) and thousand (duusend) are not separated from their multiplier by a space (e.g.: touhunert [200], triduusend [3,000], tiinduusend [10,000]).

Numbers list

1 – iinj
2 – tou
3 – tri
4 – fjouer
5 – fiiw
6 – seeks
7 – soowen
8 – oocht
9 – nüügen
10 – tiin
11 – alwen
12 – tweelwen
13 – tratäin
14 – fjouertäin
15 – füftäin
16 – seekstäin
17 – soowentäin
18 – oochttäin
19 – nüügentäin
20 – twunti
30 – dörti
40 – fäärti
50 – füfti
60 – süsti
70 – sööwenti
80 – tachenti
90 – näägenti
100 – hunert
1,000 – duusend

West Germanic languages

Afrikaans, Alsatian, Bavarian, English, German, Luxembourgish, North Frisian, Pennsylvania German, Plautdietsch, Saterland Frisian, Swiss German, and West Frisian.

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