NiwEnglisc/The numbers

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Basic Numbers[edit]

  1. aan - 1st ærste
  2. tweȝn - 2þe tweȝnþe
  3. þrie - 3de þridde
  4. fier - 4þe vierþe
  5. feif - 5te feifte
  6. six - 6te sixte
  7. sefen -7þe sefenþe
  8. aht -8þe ahtþe
  9. niȝn -9þe niȝnþe
  10. tien - 10þe tienþe
  11. endlefen - 11te endlefte
  12. twelf - 12te twelfte
  13. þrietien - 13þe þrietienþe
  14. fiertien - 14þe fiertienþe
  15. feiftien
  16. sixtien
  17. sefentien
  18. eahttien
  19. niȝntien
  20. tweȝtiȝ - 20þe tweȝtiȝþe
  21. aanandtweȝtiȝ - 21þe aanandtweȝtiȝþe
  • þrittiȝ
  • fiertiȝ
  • feiftiȝ
  • sixtiȝ
  • sefentiȝ
  • eahtiȝ
  • niȝntiȝ - 90þe niȝntiȝþe
  • hund/hundred - the long form is for even hundreds; the short form is in compounded numbers.
  • endlefentiȝ - 110þe endlefentiȝþe
  • twelftiȝ - 120þe twelftiȝþe
  • twa hund
  • þusend
  • Million

Writing Numbers[edit]

Numbers in Niw englisc are written together, as in modern German. For example:

  • 256 = twahundsixandfeiftiȝ

The exception here is when writing basic numbers, such as two hundred, in which case the numbers are most often written separately:

  • 200 = twa hundred
  • 500 = feif hundred

Fractions[edit]

Fractions are written using the ordinals with an -el suffix, as in German.

  • 2/3 = tweȝn þriddel
  • 8/13 = eaht þrietienþel