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15_Numeral Noun

Definition
The property Numeral Noun has the value "yes" when there is at least one cardinal numeral that can precede the noun it modifies in a neutral context. For the purpose of this property, we exclude split numerals of the type found in Welsh (see example below).

Definition of Cardinal Numeral

Examples:

1.
English is "yes" for the property Numeral Noun:

Three boys

2.
Icelandic is "yes" for Numeral Noun:

Þrjár greiningar
three analyses

3.
Icelandic is also "yes" for Noun Numeral, since this order occurs in definite noun phrases:

Greiningar.nar þrjár
analyses.the three

Reference: Sigurðsson, Halldór Ármann. 2006. The Icelandic Noun Phrase: Central Traits. Arkiv för nordisk filologi 121:193-236.

4.
Welsh is "yes" for the property Numeral Noun.

tri bachgen
3 boy.sg
'3 boys'

5.
Welsh also allows split numeral phrases, which are explicitly excluded from
The property definition above:

tri bachgen ar hugain
3 boy.SG on 20
'23 boys'

Based on such examples, one might be tempted to say that for Welsh the property Numeral Noun has the value "yes" and that the property Noun Numeral also has the value "yes". But since "split" numerals are excluded, Welsh is only classified as having "yes" for the property Numeral Noun.
Contributed by: Andrea Cattaneo, Chris Collins, Jim Wood
Language Value Contributor Comments
   =Hoan No Chris Collins
   Acehnese Yes Julie Legate
+ Afrikaans Yes Theresa Biberauer
  Words: vyf minute
  Gloss: five minute.PL
  Translation: five minutes
  Contributor: Theresa Biberauer
  Words: vyf leeus
  Gloss: five lions
  Translation: five lions
  Contributor: Theresa Biberauer
   Agni indénié No Amoikon Dyhié ASSANVO
+ Akan-twi No AUGUSTINA OWUSU
  Words: ∗ mmiensa nhoma no
  Gloss: three pl.book Def
  Contributor: AUGUSTINA OWUSU
+ Albanian Yes Dalina Kallulli
  Words: (të) pestë librat
  Gloss: (the) five books
  Translation: the five books
  Contributor: Dalina Kallulli
   American Sign Language Yes Natasha Abner TWO BOOK
+ Amharic Yes Girma Demeke
  Words: hulät mäs'haf
  Gloss: two book
  Translation: 'two books'
  Contributor: Girma Demeke
+ Ancient Greek Yes Richard Faure
  Words: en déka mēsìn
  Gloss: in ten month-DAT.PL
  Translation: (He captured the city after a siege of) ten months
  Comment:  Isocrates 15.111
  Contributor: Richard Faure
+ Arabic, Gulf Yes Dimitrios Ntelitheos
  Words: Ahmed qaraa thlath keteb
  Gloss: Ahmed read.PST three book.PL
  Translation: Ahmed read three books
  Contributor: Shaikha Saeed
   Armenian (Eastern) Yes Sona Haroutyunian
   Aymara Yes Matt Coler
   Babanki No Pius Akumbu
   Bafut No Pius Tamanji
+ Bajau, West Coast Yes Mark Miller
   Bambara No Bryan Villa
   Bandial No Wolfgang Berndt
   Bardi Yes Claire Bowern
+ Basaa Yes Paul Roger Bassong
  Words: jò́m *(lí) bíkààt
  Gloss: ten GEN 8books
  Translation: ten books
  Comment: Note that the tens (10, 20, 30, 40…90) require an obligatory GEN/associative marker between the numeral and the noun. With the hundreds this is optional
  Contributor: Paul Roger Bassong
  Words: mbógôl (i) bikààt
  Gloss: a hundred (GEN) 8books
  Translation: A hundred books
  Comment: With a hundred or a thousand the Gen/Linker is optional. This contrasts with tens (10.20/30...90) where the gen/linker is obligatory.
  Contributor: Paul Roger Bassong
  Words: jò́m lí bíkààt ni yadá
  Gloss: ten GEN 8books and/with AGR-one
  Translation: eleven books
  Comment: split numbers with 10 +x.
  Contributor: Paul Roger Bassong
  Words: momáà má- bíkaat ni bítân
  Gloss: PL.ten.three GEN 8books with/and AGR.five
  Translation: ‘Thirty five books’
  Contributor: Paul Roger Bassong
   Basque Yes Karlos Arregi
   baule-kôdeh No Andréa ALLA
+ Bellinzonese Yes Andrea Cattaneo
  Words: Ò töi dü libri
  Gloss: have.AUX.PRS.1 buy.PTCP two book.PL
  Translation: I bought two books.
  Contributor: Andrea Cattaneo
   Beng No Denis Paperno
+ Bengali Yes Satarupa Das
  Words: char bochor
  Gloss: four year
  Translation: four years
  Contributor: Satarupa Das
  Words: chO-Ta chele
  Gloss: six-CLF boy
  Translation: six boys
  Contributor: Priyanka Biswas
   Bole No Alhaji Gimba
+ Brazilian Portuguese Yes Bruna Moreira
  Words: Três meninas
  Gloss: Three girl.F.PL
  Translation: Three girls
  Contributor: Bruna Moreira
+ Breton Yes Steve Hewitt
  Words: teir gwezenn
  Gloss: three.F tree.SG
  Translation: three trees
  Contributor: Mélanie Jouitteau
+ Bulgarian Yes Iliana Krapova
  Words: dve kol-i
  Gloss: two car-PL
  Translation: two cars
  Contributor: Ljuba Veselinova
   Burgenland-Romani Yes Michelle McComb
   Burmese No Timothy Ho
   Calabrian (Northern) Yes Giuseppina Silvestri
+ Cantonese (Guangzhou) Yes Zixian Qiu
  Words: loeng go pinggwo
  Gloss: two CLF apple
  Translation: two apples
  Contributor: Zixian Qiu
   Catalan Yes Txuss Martin
+ Chalcatongo Mixtec Yes Jess Combs
  Words: Ni-xìni=rì uù xa-lúlí
  Gloss: CP-see=1 two children small
  Translation: ‘I saw two children’
  Contributor: Jess Combs
   Chichewa No Sam Mchombo
   Chickasaw No Pam Munro
+ Chol Yes Jessica Coon
  Words: tyi chäm-i ux-kojty wakax
  Gloss: COMPL die-INTR three-CLF cow
  Translation: Three cows died.
  Contributor: Jessica Coon
+ Cypriot Greek Yes Marios Andreou
  Words: Tria aftokinita.
  Gloss: three cars
  Translation: Three cars.
  Contributor: Marios Andreou
+ Czech Yes Pavel Caha
  Words: dva/tři/čtyři chlapi
  Gloss: two/three/four guy.nom.pl
  Translation: two/three/four guys
  Contributor: Pavel Caha
   Dagaare No Adams Bodomo
+ Danish Yes Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
  Words: Fem minutter
  Translation: Five minutes
  Contributor: Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
   Dholuo No Hilda Koopman
+ Dida Lakota (diéko) No Gohon Fabienne Stéphanie Attéby
  Words: 
  Gloss: 
  Contributor: Gohon Fabienne Stéphanie Attéby
   Digo No Steve Nicolle
+ Digor Ossetic Yes David Erschler
  Words: cuppar bɐχ-i
  Gloss: four horse-OBL
  Translation: four horses
  Comment: The whole NP is in the nominative; the oblique is assigned by the numeral
  Contributor: David Erschler
+ Dutch Yes Hilda Koopman
  Words: Marie heeft met twee mensen gepraat
  Gloss: Marie has with two people talked
  Translation: Marie has talked with two people
  Contributor: Hilda Koopman
+ Eastern Armenian Yes Karine Megerdoomian
  Words: erku girk
  Gloss: two book.SG
  Translation: two books
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
   Egyptian Arabic Yes Arwa Rangwala
   English Yes Chris Collins
   English (Singapore) Yes Adam Chong
   Estonian Yes Mark Norris
+ European Portuguese Yes Salvador Mascarenhas
  Words: O André tem dois filhos.
  Gloss: the.M André have.PRES.3SG two.M son.M.PL
  Translation: André has two children.
  Contributor: Salvador Mascarenhas
   Ewe No Chris Collins
   Farefari No Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu
   Faroese Yes Gunnar Hrafn Hrafnbjargarson
+ Farsi Yes Natasha Schimka
  Words: Do tâ ketâb
  Gloss: Two CLF book
  Translation: Two books
  Contributor: Natasha Schimka
+ Fijian Yes Zhenyu Sun
  Words: e rua-saga-vulu BEKA na yabaki
  Gloss: ABL 20 INI DEF clock
  Translation: ‘about twenty years’
  Contributor: Zhenyu Sun
  Words: a no-drāū na tamata
  Gloss: DEF pos-2D DEF person
  Translation: 'the two men's'
  Contributor: Zhenyu Sun
   Finnish Yes Anders Holmberg
+ French Yes Chris Collins
  Words: Il y a quatre saisons dans l'année.
  Gloss: 3SM there have-PRS four season-PL in DEF-DET year
  Translation: There are four seasons in the year.
  Contributor: Hannah Kim
   Frisian (West Frisian) Yes Jarich Hoekstra
   Ga No Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu
   galician Yes Naír García
+ Garifuna Yes Teresa O'Neill (contributor till 2012)
  Words: ariha nuguya biama basigidi
  Gloss: see 1SG two basket
  Translation: I see two baskets
  Contributor: Teresa O'Neill (contributor till 2012)
   georgian Yes Lea Nash
   German Yes Martin Haspelmath
   Ghɔmáĺá' No Francine Moguo
   Gothic Yes Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
+ Greek Yes Arhonto Terzi
  Words: (ta) pende vivlia
  Gloss: (the) five books
  Translation: the five books
  Contributor: Arhonto Terzi
   Greek (Calabria) Yes Cristina Guardiano
+ Greek (Cappadocian) Yes Petros Karatsareas
  Words: deka ornia (Dawkins 1916: 336)
  Gloss: ten chicken.PL.ACC
  Translation: ten chickens
  Contributor: Petros Karatsareas
   Greek (Homer) Yes Cristina Guardiano
   Greek (Medieval) Yes Io Manolessou
   Greek (Pontic) Yes Cristina Guardiano and Dimitris Michelioudakis
   Greenlandic, West (Kalaallisut) No Stephen Mayeaux
   Guébie No Hannah Sande
   Gungbe (Porto-Novo) No Enoch Oladé Aboh
   Gurene No Samuel Atintono
   Haitian Yes Michel DeGraff
   Hakka Yes Iris Wu
   Hanga No Geoffrey Hunt
   Hausa No Russell Schuh
+ Hebrew Yes Ur Shlonsky
  Words: SloS-a dgal-im
  Gloss: three-F flag-M.PL
  Translation: three flags
  Comment: 1. The numeral "one" follows the noun. 2. Gender reversal in numeral-noun agreement: Masculine nouns take numbers inflected for feminine and vice versa.
  Contributor: Ur Shlonsky
+ Hebrew (Biblical) Yes Massimo Gargiulo
  Words: shelosha banim (Gen 6,10)
  Gloss: three.F sons.MPL
  Translation: three sons
  Comment: From 3 to 10 there is gender reversal in numeral-noun agreement: Masculine nouns take numbers inflected for feminine and vice versa
  Contributor: Massimo Gargiulo
   Hindi Yes Gurprit Bains
   Hittite Yes Mattyas Huggard
+ Hixkaryana Yes Laura Kalin
  Words: asak kanawa
  Gloss: two canoe
  Translation: two canoes
  Comment: Numerals and the word "anaro" ('another') are the only elements that may precede a noun in an NP, aside from a possessor. (Derbyshire 1985:p. 28)
  Contributor: Laura Kalin
+ Hungarian Yes Anna Szabolcsi
  Words: Hat kutya ugat.
  Gloss: six dog[NOM.SG] bark[3SG.PRS.IND]
  Translation: `Six dogs are barking'
  Contributor: Anna Szabolcsi
   Ibibio No Willie Willie
+ Icelandic Yes Jim Wood
  Words: þrjár stelp-ur
  Gloss: three.F.NOM girl-PL.F.NOM
  Translation: Three girls
  Contributor: Jim Wood
   Igbo No Mary Amaechi
   Iha No Mark Donohue
   Ilokano Yes Jeremy Rafal
   imbabura quichua Yes UCLA Linguistics 210
   Indonesian Yes Mark Donohue
+ Irish Yes Bridget Nixdorf
  Words: Fuair Cáit trí bhuidéal bainne.
  Gloss: Found Cáit three bottle milk
  Translation: 'Cáit found three bottles of milk.'
  Contributor: Bridget Nixdorf
   Iron Ossetic Yes David Erschler
   Isbukun Bunun Yes Iris Wu
   Italian Yes Andrea Cattaneo
   Italian (Napoletano Antico) Yes Adam Ledgeway
   Italian (Reggiano) Yes Giovanni Roversi
   Jamaican Creole English Yes Tonjes Veenstra
+ Japanese Yes Ken Hiraiwa
  Words: huta-tu-no ringo-no nedan
  Gloss: two-CLF-GEN apple-GEN price
  Translation: a/the price for two apples
  Contributor: Ken Hiraiwa
   Jarawara NA Alan Vogel There is no class of numerals, counting is done with verbs. Cf. Dixon 2004:559-560.
   Jingulu Yes Rob Pensalfini
   K'iche' Yes Pam Munro
+ Kannada (Bengaluru-Mysore) Yes Amrit Amritavalli
  Words: ondu naayi (-annu, etc.)
  Gloss: one dog. NOM (acc. etc)
  Translation: a dog
  Contributor: Amrit Amritavalli
   Karachay Yes Steve Seegmiller
+ Kashaya Yes John Gluckman
  Words: ku tupu·lu
  Gloss: one axe
  Translation: one axe
  Comment: This is ordering is rare
  Contributor: John Gluckman
   Kayan No Ken Manson
+ Khasi Yes Gracious Temsen
  Words: ka-wɛi ka-kɔt
  Gloss: 3fs-one f-book
  Translation: “One book”
  Contributor: Gracious Temsen
  Words: a:r-tɨlli ki-kɔt
  Gloss: two-cla pl-book
  Translation: " Two books"
  Contributor: Gracious Temsen
  Words: ki-a:r-tɨlli ki-kɔt
  Gloss: pl-two-cla pl-book
  Translation: "The two books"
  Contributor: Gracious Temsen
   KiLega No Kasangati Kinyalolo
   Kinande No Patricia Schneider-Zioga and Philip Mutaka
   Kindendeule No Deo Ngonyani
   Kiswahili No Aggrey Wasike
   Kiyaka No Lukowa Kidima
   Kom No Richard Kwamong
   Konni No Michael Cahill
   Korean Yes Chung-hye Han
   Kuot Yes Eva Lindström This is the unmarked order
   Kurdish (Sorani) Yes Yadgar Karimi
   Kusaal No Hasiyatu Abubakari
   Kusunda Yes Mark Donohue
   Laal No Florian Lionnet
   Lango No Arwa Rangwala
   Lani No Mark Donohue
   Lao Yes Alif Silpachai
+ Latin Yes Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
  Words: Octo anni duplicis inprudentiae
  Gloss: Eight.NOM years.NOM double.GEN crime.GEN
  Translation: Eight years of a double crime
  Comment: Quint. (Decl.248.t.1)
  Contributor: Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
+ Latin (Late) Yes Chiara Gianollo statistically dominant
  Words: et fuit ibi quadraginta diebus et quadraginta noctibus
  Gloss: and was there forty:ABL days:ABL and forty:ABL nights:ABL
  Translation: 'and (sc. Moses) stayed there for forty days and forty nights'
  Comment: (Itin. Eg. 2.2) - This is the statistically dominant order for both cardinal and ordinal numerals, as in Classical Latin, cf. Lisón-Huguet (2001: 108), Spevak (2010: 246) - Itin. Eg. = Itinerarium Egeriae, 4th cent. CE, electronic LLT-A edition (=CCSL 175, P. Geyer / O. Cuntz, 1965, p. 37-90).
  Contributor: Chiara Gianollo
   Lebanese Arabic Yes Lina Choueiri
   Lithuanian Yes Felix Thies
   Lubukusu No Aggrey Wasike
   Maasai (Kisongo) No Hilda Koopman
   Mada No Bebey Théodore
   Malagasy No Ed Keenan and Laura Kalin
   Malayalam Yes Mythili Menon
+ Mandarin Yes Arthur Wang
  Words: liang ke pingguo
  Gloss: two CLF apple
  Translation: two apples
  Contributor: Arthur Wang
+ Maori Yes Ray Harlow
  Words: E rua haaora
  Gloss: num 2 hour
  Translation: ‘2 hours’
  Contributor: Zhenyu Sun
+ Marshallese Yes Heather Willson Sturman
  Words: Jilu kidu re=j kōpeļe Isaac.
  Gloss: three dog 3PL.AGR=PRS chase.TR Isaac
  Translation: Three dogs are chasing Isaac.
  Contributor: Heather Willson Sturman
   Masarak No Jessica Chen
   Mbuko No Richard Gravina
+ Medumba Yes KEUPDJIO HERMANN SIDOINE The numeral one always appearthe numeral one always appears before the noun unlike other numerals which always appear after the noun.
  Words: tà? mɛ̀n
  Gloss: one person
  Translation: one person
  Comment: The numeral one always appears before the noun unlike other numerals which always appears after the noun.
  Contributor: KEUPDJIO HERMANN SIDOINE
+ Middle Dutch Yes Gertjan Postma
  Words: Harre drier namen
  Gloss: her.DAT three.DAT names.DAT
  Translation: to her three names
  Comment: this is the general case
  Contributor: Gertjan Postma
   Miya No Michael A. Estrada
+ Moroccan Arabic Yes Arwa Rangwala The counting system is complicated and there are a variety of ways of doing it. The system presented here seems to be the simplest; from Sa'id p. 72-73
  Words: teffaHa
  Gloss: apple.SG.F
  Translation: one apple
  Comment: the singular noun alone is used for ‘one’
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: tlata de.r.rjal
  Gloss: three of.DEF.man.PL
  Translation: three men
  Comment: the noun following numbers from 2-10 is in the definite plural form and is preceded by a partitive, either 'de-' or 'dyal-'
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: tlata dyal.r.rjal
  Gloss: three of.DEF.man.PL
  Translation: three men
  Comment: the noun following numbers from 2-10 is in the definite plural form and is preceded by a partitive, either 'de-' or 'dyal-'
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: telt iyyam
  Gloss: three day.PL
  Translation: three days
  Comment: there are a few exceptions, words which have a special dual plural and special "combining" forms of the other numbers
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: yumayn
  Gloss: day.2PL
  Translation: two days
  Comment: there are a few exceptions, words which have a special dual plural and special "combining" forms of the other numbers
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: aHdash il.yum
  Gloss: eleven DEF.day.SG
  Translation: eleven days
  Comment: the noun following numbers 11-19 is in the singular definite form
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: ‘eshrin rajel
  Gloss: twenty man.SG
  Translation: twenty men
  Comment: the noun following numbers from 20-100 is singular indefinite
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
  Words: tlatin ktaab
  Gloss: thirty book.SG
  Translation: thirty books
  Comment: the noun following numbers from 20-100 is singular indefinite
  Contributor: Arwa Rangwala
+ Muyang No Bebey Théodore
  Words: * zlam awák
  Gloss:  five goats
  Contributor: Bebey Théodore
   Nahuatl (Central Huasteca) Yes John Garcia
   Nahuatl (Classical) Yes John Garcia
   Naki No Jeff Good
   Navajo Yes Hilda Koopman
   Nawdm No Hannah Kim
+ nda'nda' Yes Christelle Niguieu Toukam and Bertille Baron ALS4 workshop 2016
  Words: m̧bə̀hə̀ mbə́gə́
  Gloss: two bag.PL
  Translation: two bags’
  Contributor: Bertille Baron
   Ndut No Daniel Morgan
   Neapolitan Yes Giuseppe Samo
   Nepali Yes Mark Donohue
   Nez Perce Yes Amy Rose Deal
   Nkore-Kiga No Hilda Koopman
   Northern Thai Yes Alif Silpachai
   Norwegian Yes Marit Julien
+ Nupe No Jason Kandybowicz
  Words: *Nini egi
  Gloss: one child
  Translation: one child
  Contributor: Jason Kandybowicz
   Nweh No Hilda Koopman
   Occitan Yes Patrick Sauzet
   Okinawan Yes Ken Hiraiwa
   Old English Yes Steve Seegmiller
   Old French Yes Heather Burnett
+ Old Norse Yes Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
  Words: með tólfta mann
  Translation: with twelve men (Lib.Isl.)
  Contributor: Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
+ Old Saxon Yes George Walkden
  Words: threa man
  Gloss: three men
  Translation: three men
  Comment: (Heliand 593)
  Contributor: George Walkden
   Oluwanga Yes Dimitrios Ntelitheos
   Oluwanga (Eji) No Ceciliane Odangah
   One Yes Mark Donohue
   Palue No Mark Donohue
   panjabi Yes Gurprit Bains
   Papuan Malay Yes Mark Donohue
+ Pashto Yes Chris Collins
  Words: pindze khkwélee péeghlee
  Gloss: five pretty.F.DIR.PL girl.F.DIR.PL
  Translation: five pretty girls
  Comment: Tegey and Robson 1996: 85.
  Contributor: Taylor Roberts
   Pima Yes Marcus Smith
+ Polish Yes Barbara Tomaszewicz
  Words: dwie/trzy/cztery kobiety
  Gloss: two/three/four women-nom.pl
  Translation: two/three/four women
  Contributor: Barbara Tomaszewicz
+ Portuguese Yes Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
  Words: Vi duas moças
  Gloss: see.1SG.PST two.F ladies
  Translation: I saw two ladies
  Contributor: Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
   Q'anjob'al Yes Kathleen O'Flynn
+ Romanian Yes Oana Savescu
  Words: trei fete
  Gloss: three girls
  Translation: three girls
  Contributor: Oana Savescu
+ Russian Yes Stephanie Harves
  Words: pjat' knig
  Gloss: five.NOM books.GEN
  Translation: five books
  Contributor: Stephanie Harves
   Salasaca Quichua Yes Pieter Muysken
   Samoan Yes Vincent Homer
   San Dionisio Ocotepec Zapotec Yes George Aaron Broadwell
   Sandawe No Helen Eaton
   Sasak Yes Nur Ahmadi and Eli Asikin-Garmager
   Saweru No Mark Donohue
   Scottish Gaelic Yes Andrew Carnie
   Senaya Yes Laura McPherson
   Serbian Yes Miloje Despic
   Shan No Alif Silpachai
   Shupamem Yes Abdoulaye Laziz Nchare
+ Sicilian Yes Cristina Guardiano
  Words: mi ligghìi tri llìbbra
  Gloss: to.me I.read three books
  Translation: I read three books
  Contributor: Cristina Guardiano
   Skou No Mark Donohue
   Slovenian Yes Franc Marušič
+ Spanish Yes Violeta Vazquez-Rojas
  Words: Visitamos cuatro ciudades
  Gloss: visit.PST.1PL four city.PL
  Translation: We visited four cities
  Contributor: Violeta Vazquez-Rojas
   St'át'imcets Yes Lisa Matthewson
+ Swedish Yes fredrik heinat
  Words: tre grisar
  Gloss: three pigs
  Translation: three pigs
  Contributor: fredrik heinat
   Swiss German Yes Cecile Meier
+ Tagalog Yes Edith Aldridge
  Words: isa-ng babae
  Gloss: one-Lk woman
  Translation: one woman
  Contributor: Edith Aldridge
+ Taiwanese Southern Min Yes Arthur Wang
  Words: liong liap liuteng
  Gloss: two CLF orange
  Translation: two oranges
  Contributor: Arthur Wang
   Tarascan Yes Violeta Vazquez-Rojas
+ Teramano Yes Iara Mantenuto
  Words: so ʃkrittə tre latterə
  Gloss: I.am written three letters
  Translation: I wrote three letters
  Contributor: Iara Mantenuto
   Thai No Peter Jenks
+ Tigre Yes Zhenyu Sun
  Words: 'adad səs kəkkān
  Gloss: number six shop
  Translation: ‘six shops’
  Comment: P78
  Contributor: Zhenyu Sun
  Words: kəle' wa'at
  Gloss: two cows
  Translation: 'two cows'
  Comment: P13
  Contributor: Zhenyu Sun
   Titan Yes Claire Bowern
+ Tlingit Yes James Crippen
  Words: tléináx̱ ḵáa
  Gloss: one.human man
  Translation: one man
  Comment: There are separate numerals for humans, with a -náx̱ suffix that may be related to the -náx̱ ~ -nax̱ allative case suffix.
  Contributor: James Crippen
  Words: tléixʼ yéil
  Gloss: one raven
  Translation: one raven
  Contributor: James Crippen
+ Tocharian A Yes Bernhard Koller
  Words: ṣpät ñemintu
  Gloss: seven jewels
  Translation: seven jewels
  Comment: source: A 266 b3
  Contributor: Bernhard Koller
   Tocharian B Yes Bernhard Koller
   Tommo-So No Laura McPherson
   Tongan Yes Hilda Koopman
+ Triqui, Copala Yes George Aaron Broadwell
  Words: ne̱ ne̱ vata̱n' xruj yahi̱j xi̱j a
  Gloss: and sit six jar stone big dec
  Translation: 'and there were six big stone jars'
  Comment: Shows the Num Noun Adj order
  Contributor: George Aaron Broadwell
   Tukang Besi No Mark Donohue
   Tuki (Tukombo) No Edmond Biloa
+ Tupi (Ancient) Yes Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
  Words: Mokõî abaré
  Gloss: Two priest.PL
  Translation: Two priests
  Contributor: Fabricio M. F. Gerardi
+ Turkish Yes Ryan Caro
  Words: üç portakal
  Gloss: three orange
  Translation: three oranges
  Contributor: Ryan Caro
+ Tuvan Yes Brian Hsu
  Words: beš nom
  Gloss: five book
  Translation: five books
  Comment: Quantified nouns typically do not require plural markers for agreement
  Contributor: Brian Hsu
   Twi No Cansada Martin
   Udmurt Yes Orsolya Tanczos
+ Ukrainian Yes Roksolana Mykhaylyk
  Words: desiat' studentiv
  Gloss: ten students
  Translation: ten students
  Contributor: Roksolana Mykhaylyk
   Vata No Hilda Koopman
   Vietnamese Yes Binh Ngo
+ Vlaški-Žejanski-Istro-Romanian Yes Zvjezdana Vrzic
  Words: činč klåse
  Translation: five grades
  Contributor: Zvjezdana Vrzic
   Wan No Tatiana Nikitina
+ Warlpiri Yes Margit Bowler
  Words: Kurdu-ngku riidi-manu marnkurrpa puuku.
  Gloss: child-ERG read.PST three book
  Translation: The child read three books.
  Contributor: Margit Bowler
   Welsh Yes David Willis
+ West Flemish Yes Liliane Haegeman
  Words: drie boeken
  Gloss: three book-pl
  Translation: 'three books'
  Contributor: Liliane Haegeman
  Words: drie boeken
  Gloss: three book-pl
  Translation: three books
  Contributor: Liliane Haegeman
   Western Armenian Yes Hrayr Khanjian
+ Wolane Yes Hannah Kim
  Words: ʔassər ləməttē sukkār
  Gloss: Ten tin sugar
  Translation: ‘ten tins of sugar’ (231).
  Contributor: Hannah Kim
   Wolof Yes Harold Torrence
   Wuhu Chinese Yes Zhuo Chen
   Xhosa No Xiujie Ma
   Yémba No Elsie Mawamba
   Yan-nhaŋu Yes Claire Bowern
   Yawa No Mark Donohue
+ Yiddish Yes Shannon Mooney
  Words: draj bix-er
  Gloss: three book.PL-M.NOM
  Translation: "three books"
  Contributor: Shannon Mooney
   Yoruba No Johnson Folorunso Ilori
+ Zamboageño Chabacano Yes Grace Gaspardo
  Words: tres gato
  Gloss: three cat
  Translation: three cats
  Contributor: Grace Gaspardo
   Zulu No Claire Halpert