Language name and locationː Shanenawa, Brazil [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区沙嫩纳瓦语, 巴西

 

1. wisti

2. ɾafu

3. wistiɾafu ( 2 + 1 )

4. ɾafuɾafu  ( 2 + 2 ) 

5. mɨfɨti (litː 'hand one', mɨfɨ = hand  ) 

6. mɨfɨ inun wisti   (litː 'hand one and one', inun = plus ) 

7. mɨfɨ inun ɾafu  (litː 'hand one and two' )
8. mɨfɨ inun ɾafu inun wisti
9. mɨfɨ inun ɾafu inun ɾafu
10. mɨfɨtiɾafu (litː 'hands two')
11. mɨfɨtiɾafu inun wisti
12. mɨfɨtiɾafu inun ɾafu
20. mɨfɨtiɾafuɾafu  
30. mɨfɨtiɾafuɾafuɾafu  ( litː 20 plus 10 )
40. mɨfɨtiɾafuɾafu inun mɨfɨtiɾafuɾafu ( litː 20 plus 20 )

 

Linguist providing data and dateː Prof. Gláucia Vieira Cândido, State University of Goiás-Anapolis, Brazi. March 26, 2009.

供资料的语言学家: Prof. Gláucia Vieira Cândido, 2009 年 3 月 26 日.

 

Other comments: Shanenawa language does not have many numbers words. Today, most Sharanahua speakers use Portuguese in Brazil or Spanish numerals for counting higher than two. Shanenawa is a Panoan language. Ethnologue wrongly regarded it as unclassified language.


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