Language name and locationː Araona, Bolivia [Refer to Ethnologue]

1. pea:da (litː one) 
2. betakata (litː few restricted to two) 
3. kimiʃa ( < Aymara or Quechua ) 
4. mipakata (litː four, the etymology of this word is opaque) 
5. eme ʃokwe (litː other different finger, 'thumb') 
6. eme ʃokwe peaːda nae (litː 'thumb with one') 
7. eme ʃokwe betakata nae (litː 'thumb with two') 
8. eme ʃokwe kimiʃa nae (litː 'thumb with three') 
9. eme ʃokwe mipakata nae (litː 'thumb with four') 
10. eme detse (litː 'both hands') 
11. eme detse peaːda nae (litː 'both hands with one') 
12. eme detse betakata nae (litː 'both hands with two') 
13. eme detse peaːda nae (litː 'both hands with three') 
14. eme detse mipakata nae (litː 'both hands with four') 
15. eme kimʃa (litː 'three hands') 
16. eme kimʃakata peaːda nae (litː 'three hands with one') 
17. eme kimʃakata betakata nae (litː 'three hands with two') 
18. eme kimʃakata kimiʃa nae (litː 'three hands with three') 
19. eme kimʃakata mipakata nae (litː 'three hands with four') 
20. eme mipakata (litː 'four hands') 
Linguist providing data and dateː Dr. Carola Emkow, Free University of Berlin, Germany, September 9, 2008. 提供资料的语言学家: Dr. Carola Emkow, 2008 年 9 月 9 日. 
Other comments: The Araona have three different numeral systems: 1. A binaryquinary system, which only has number 'one' peaːda (the root pea means 'one' or 'other' and and number 'two' beta or few. 2. A
quinary system listed on the above table. The counting system
involves a quinary
Acoording to Heine (1997) numerals between 'six'
and 'nine', 'eleven' and 'fourteen',
This system is in line with
Heine's prediction that the most common operation used
The system is in a way 'neater' that the binaryquinary one in that
it spells out an
In this system the hand is the only body part used for counting.
Counting up to
In the quinary system the actual procedure of counting is accounted
for. People only
Numerals from six
to nine are expressed as 'thumb (hand) with one/two/three/four 3. An AraonaSpanish system. 1. peaːda, 2.betakata, 3.kimiʃa, 4.kwatolo < Spanish cuatro, 5. siko < Sp. cinco, 6. sei < Sp. sei, 7. siete < Sp. siete, 8. otʃo < Sp. ocho, 9. noebe < Sp. nueve, 10. dyies < Sp. diez 