Urhobo Numbers

Urhobo Numbers

URHOBO NUMBERING SYSTEM

UKERI means ‘counting’ in the Urhobo language The Urhobo numbering system can count up to one billion and more, like it is done in other languages.  The system as uses mathematical process of addition, multiplication and subtraction.

The following is the lists of mathematical processes:

  1. Ake̖ghe̖  = Fraction of  
  2. Gbe̖. Kugbe̖. Pavwe̖  = Plus
  3. Asakue̖  = Multiplied by
  4. Nuro = Minus

Basic Urhobo numbering in terms of quantity:

1          –           Ọvo

2          –           Ivẹ

3          –           Erha

4          –           Ẹne

5          –           Iyorin

6          –           Esan

7          –           Ighwrẹn

8          –           Ẹrenren

9          –           Irhirin

10       –           Ihwe

11       –           Ihwegbọvo (Uhwọvo)

12       –           Ihwegbivẹ (Ihwivẹ)

13       –           Ihwegberha (Ihwerha)

14       –           Ihwegbẹne (Ihwẹne)

15       –           Ihwegbiyorin (Ihwiorin)

16       –           Ihwegbesan

17       –           Ihwegbighwrẹn

18       –           Ihwegbẹrenren

19       –           Ihwegbirhirin

20       –           Uje

21       –           Ujegbọvo

22       –           Ujegbivẹ

23       –           Ujegberha

24       –           Ujegbẹne

25       –           Ujegbiyorin

30       –           Ọgban

35       –           Ọgbangbiyorin

40       –           Ujuvẹ

45       –           Ujuvẹgbiyorin

50       –           Ujuvẹgbihwe

55       –           Ujuvẹgbihwiorin

60       –           Ujorha

65       –           Ujorhahbiyorin

70       –           Ujorhagbihwe

75       –           Ujorhagbihwiorin

80       –           Ujọne

85       –           Ujọnegbiyorin

90       –           Ujọnegbihwe

100     –           Ujorin

110     –           Ujoringbihwe

120     –           Ujosan

130     –           Ujosangbihwe

140     –           Ujughwrẹn

150     –           Ujughwrẹngbihwe

160     –           Ujorenren

170     –           Ujorenre gbihwe

180     –           Ujurhirin

190     –           Ujurhiringbihwe

200     –           Uri/Ujorin-ivẹ

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