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Igbo Numbers
The numbers used in most languages remain the same apart from Roman, Greek, etc., numbers that are really different in nature. However, the only difference to other languages’ numbers may be the way they are written. Igbo numbers are similar to those of other languages. Starting from “0” which is called “adigi.” 1 is called “otu.” 2 is called “abụọ.” 3 is called “atọ.” 4 is called “anọ.” 5 is called “ise.” The following are Igbo numbers: From number 20 many people use different ways to calculate them. Many people call 20 “ogụ” and then 30 is “ogụ na iri” 40 is “ogụ abụọ” 50 is “ogụ abụọ na iri” 60 is “ogụ atọ” 70 is “ogụ atọ na iri” 80 is “ogụ anọ” 90 is “ogụ atọ na iri” and 100 is “nnari.” Also from number 20 many people use different ways to calculate them. Many people call 20 “iri abụọ” and then 30 is “iri atọ.” 40 is “iri anọ” 50 is “iri ise” 60 is “iri isii” 70 is “iri asaa” 80 is “iri asato” 90 is “iri itoolu” and 100 is “nnari.” To be Continued!
Igbo Numbers
The numbers used in most languages remain the same apart from Roman, Greek, etc., numbers that are really different in nature. However, the only difference to other languages’ numbers may be the way they are written. Igbo numbers are similar to those of other languages. Starting from “0” which is called “adigi.” 1 is called “otu.” 2 is called “abụọ.” 3 is called “atọ.” 4 is called “anọ.” 5 is called “ise.” The following are Igbo numbers: From number 20 many people use different ways to calculate them. Many people call 20 “ogụ” and then 30 is “ogụ na iri” 40 is “ogụ abụọ” 50 is “ogụ abụọ na iri” 60 is “ogụ atọ” 70 is “ogụ atọ na iri” 80 is “ogụ anọ” 90 is “ogụ anọ na iri” and 100 is “nnari” Also from number 20 many people use different ways to calculate them. Many people call 20 “iri abụọ” and then 30 is “iri atọ” 40 is “iri anọ” 50 is “iri ise” 60 is “iri isii” 70 is “iri asaa” 80 is “iri asato” 90 is “iri itoolu” and 100 is “nnari” To be Continued!

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