Quechua Grammar Basics - Numbers

Numbers, thankfully are straightforward in Quechua.

Cardinal Numbers

Number
Quechua
Number
Quechua
0 chusaq 10 chunka
1 hoq, huk 11 chunka hoqniyoq
2 iskay 12 chunka iskayniyoq
3 kimsa, kinsa 13 chunka kimsayoq
4 tawa 14 chunka tawayoq
5 pisqa 15 chunka pisqayoq
6 soqta 16 chunka soqtayoq
7 qanchis 17 chunka canchisniyoq
8 pusaq 18 chunka pusaqniyoq
9 isqon 19 chunka isqonniyoq


Number
Quechua
20 isqay chunka
21 isqay chunka hoqniyoq
22 iskay chunka iskayniyoq
30 kimsa chunka
40 tawa chunka
50 pisqa chunka
60 soqta chunka
70 qanchis chunka
80 pusaq chunka
90 isqon chunka


Number
Quechua
100 pachaq
1,000 waranka
1,000,000 hunu


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Ordinal Numbers


Ordinal numbers are formed by adding 'ñiqin' to the cardinal numbers ('ñiqinchay' means to arrange, to put into order) :
Number
Quechua
1st hoqñiqin
2nd isqayñiqin
3rd kimsañiqin
10th chunkañiqin
20th iskay chunkañiqin

Multiples


Multiples of things are formed by adding 'kuti' to the cardinal numbers ('kuti' means times, return) :
Number
Quechua
twice iskay kuti
3 times kimsa kuti
10 times chunka kuti

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