In this paper the author describes the numerals of Napu, a Badaic language of Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Beginning with cardinal numbers and their use with classifiers and measure words, he continues with a discussion of the derivation and use of ordinal numerals, iterative numerals, and distributive numerals. He concludes with indefinite numerals. On each topic the author supplies his reader with numerous examples.
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Translations from the Dutch
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Wesseldijk, J. W.
Vries, Anneke de
Wesseldijk, J. W. 1923. De telwoorden in het Napoesch, met medewerking van Dr. N. Adriani. Mededeelingen van wege het Nederlandsche Zendelinggenootschap 67:59–64, 141–164. Original pagination is indicated by enclosing the page number in brackets, e.g. [p. 59].
Version 1 [30 June 2015] Pages 141–153 translated by Anneke de Vries, October 1989; keyboarded and edited by David Mead, March 2004; remaining pages translated by David Mead August and September 2007; formatted for publication June 2015.
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