Value ‘First’, ‘second’, or more are suppletive, the others are synchronically derived from cardinal numerals

Language:
Principense
Parameter:
Ordinal numerals
References
Günther 1973: 64

Examples

  1. ũa/pimyô, dôsu/sêgundu, têêxi/têsêw ~ trisêw, xinku/kintu
    ũa/pimyô, dôsu/sêgundu, têêxi/têsêw ~ trisêw, xinku/kintu
    one/first two/second three/third, five/fifth
    one/first, two/second, three/third, five/fifth

    See Maurer 2009

  2. kwatu/kwatu
    kwatu/kwatu
    four/fourth
    four/fourth
  3. N sa ke ten kaxi sê di têêxi.
    N
    1sg
    sa
    prog
    ka
    ipfv
    we
    go
    ten
    till
    kaxi
    house
    dem
    di
    of
    têêxi.
    three
    I’m going to the third house.

    See Maurer 2009: 43