Datapoint Sango/Ordinal numerals

Values

Cardinal and ordinal numerals are identical except for ‘one’ and ‘first’

Example 59-126:
mbi wara azo ose, kozo ni ake koli, ose ni ake wali
mbi
1sg
wara
find
a-zo
pl-person
ose,
two
kozo
first
ni
det
a-ke
pm-cop
koli,
man
ose
two
ni
det
a-ke
pm-cop
wali
woman
I found two persons, the first was a man, the second was a woman.
Example 59-127:
kozo masia ti mbi
kozo
first
masia
adolescent.girl
ti
of
mbi
1sg
my first adolescent daughter

Source: Taber 1965

Example 59-128:
zo oko aga ape
zo
person
oko
one
a-ga
pm-come
ape
neg
No one has come.
Confidence:
Very certain