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  1. Cardinal numbers
  2. Ordinal numbers
  3. Fractions
  4. Maths
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Cardinal numbers

 0 lì̲ngzero
1yātone
2yi̲two
2lé̲ungtwo
3sāamthree
4seifour
5ń̲gfive
6lu̲ksix
7chātseven
8baateight
9gáunine
10sa̲pten
20廿ya̲twenty (short form)
30卅呀sā.a̲ 粤thirty (short form)
…呀~a̲ 粤~ty (short form)
100baakhundred
1 000chīnthousand
10 000ma̲an10 thousand
100 000十萬sa̲p.ma̲an100 thousand
106百萬baak.ma̲anmillion
107千萬chīn.ma̲an10 millions
108yīk100 millions
1012萬億ma̲an.yīktrillion
1012si̲utrillion

Examples

12十二sa̲p.yi̲
20二十yi̲.sa̲p
24廿四ya̲.sei
34三十四 / 卅呀四sāam.sa̲p sei / sā.a̲ sei
56五十六 / 五呀六ń̲g.sa̲p lu̲k / ń̲g.a̲ lu̲k
150一百五十yāt.baak ń̲g.sa̲p
3609三千六百零九sāam.chīn lu̲k.baak lì̲ng gáu
108104100
1,2003,4500
兩千四千五百
9,8760,0504
八千七百六十五百
3,0000,0012
一十

Ordinal numbers

Ordnial numbers are created by adding the prefix to a cardinal number.

Unlike cardinal numbers, is never changed to if preceeding a measure word.

首個sáu gofirst
第一個da̲i-yāt gofirst
第二個da̲i-yi̲ gosecond
第…個da̲i-... go...th
倒數第…個dou.sóu da̲i-... go...-to-last
倒數第二個dou.sóu da̲i-yi̲ gosecond-to-last
倒數第一個dou.sóu da̲i-yāt golast
最後的jeui.ha̲u dīk 普last
最後個jeui.ha̲u go 粤last
上上個se̲ung se̲ung goprevious-but-one
se̲ung (yāt) goprevious, last
(yāt) go 普this
呢個nī go 粤this
今個gām go 粤this
ha̲ (yāt) gonext
下下個ha̲ ha̲ gonext-but-one

Fractions

1/2bunhalf
1/3三分之一sāam fa̲n.jī yātone third
1/4四分之一sei fa̲n.jī yātone fourth
3/4四分之三sei fa̲n.jī sāamthree fourth
A/BB分之AB fa̲n.jī AA parts of B
%白分之…baak fa̲n.jī ...percent

Maths


Attachment