# Fijian/Numerals

## Cardinals

• dua - one
• rua - two
• tolu - three
• va - four
• lima - five
• ono - six
• vitu - seven
• walu - eight
• ciwa - nine
• tini - ten

For digits 11 - 19, you take tini, add ka, and cycle through 1 - 9.

• tini ka dua - eleven
• tini ka rua - twelve
• tini ka tolu - thirteen
• tini ka va - fourteen
• tini ka lima - fifteen
• tini ka ono - sixteen
• tini ka vitu - seventeen
• tini ka walu - eighteen
• tini ka ciwa - nineteen

The numbers 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, and 90 are formed by taking a single digit number, and adding sagavulu to them, which was the usual word for ten in olden times.

• ruasagavulu - twenty
• tolusagavulu - thirty
• vasagavulu - forty
• limasagavulu - fifty
• onosagavulu - sixty
• vitusagavulu - seventy
• walusagavulu - eighty
• ciwasagavulu - ninety

If you wanted to say a number such as 22 or 58, you would take ruasagavulu, tolusagavulu, etc, add ka, and then cycle through 1 - 9, just like you did for 11 - 19. So 22 would be ruasagavulu ka rua and 58 would be limasagavulu ka walu.