5.5.4. Distributives

1. Distributive Numerals are formed with the suffix -no.

NOTE. These answer to the interrogative qoteni?, how many of each? or how many at a time?

1: semni, one by one

20: wikmtni

2: dwini, two by two

21: wikmtni semniqe, etc.

3: trini, three by three

30: trikomtni

4: qturni

40: qetwrkomtni

5: pnqeni

50: penqekomtni

6: sek(s)ni

60: sekskomtni

7: septmni

70: septmkomtni

8: oktoni

80: oktokomtni

9: newnni

90: newnkomtni

10: dekmni

100: kmtomni

11: semni dekmni

200: dukmtomni

12: dwini dekmni

1.000: tusntini

13: trini dekmni

2.000: dwini tusntini

14: qturni dekmni, etc.

10.000: dekmni tusntini

NOTE. The word for one by one can also be semgolo, one, individual, separate, taken from Latin singuli, which uses the IE suffix -go-, and which gives words in English such as single and singular.

2. Distributives are used mainly in the sense of so many apiece or on each side, and also in multiplications.