Hawaiian/Numbers

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Nā helu[edit]

  • 0 ʻole
  • 1 ʻekahi
  • 2 ʻelua
  • 3 ʻekolu
  • 4 ʻehā
  • 5 ʻelima
  • 6 ʻeono
  • 7 ʻehiku
  • 8 ʻewalu
  • 9 ʻeiwa
  • 10 ʻumi
  • 11 ʻumikūmākahi (10 + 1)
  • 12 ʻumikūmālua (10 + 2)
  • 13 ʻumikūmākolu (10 + 3)
You may notice that you write the tens place number (umi), then kūmā (the adding word), then the ones place number without the ʻe- prefix. This rule is always the same.
  • 14 ʻumikūmā
  • 15 ʻumikūmālima
  • 16 ʻumikūmāono
  • 17 ʻumikūmāhiku
  • 18 ʻumikūmāwalu
  • 19 ʻumikūmāiwa
  • 20 iwakālua
Again, same rule.
  • 21 iwakāluakūmākahi (20 + 1)
  • 22 iwakāluakūmālua (20 + 2)
  • 23 iwakāluakūmākolu (20 + 3)
You've got the hang of it...
  • 30 kanakolu
  • 40 kanahā
  • 50 kanalima
  • 60 kanaono
  • 70 kanahiku
  • 80 kanawalu
  • 90 kanaiwa
  • 100 ho'okahi hanele (or ho'okahi haneli)
  • 126 ho'okahi hanele iwakāluakūmāono
  • 173 ho'okahi hanele kanahikukūmākolu
  • 200 ʻelua hanele
  • 300 ʻekolu hanele