Language name and location: Mandarin Chinese, China [Refer to Ethnologue]

言名称和分布地区普通话, 中国

 

1. yī [ji55]

21.  èr shí yī

2. èr [ɤ51]

22.  èr shí èr

3. sān [san55]

23.  èr shí sān

4. sì [si51]

24.  èr shí si

5. wǔ [wu214]

25.  èr shí wǔ

6. liù [liu51]

26.  èr shí liù

7. qī [tɕʰi55]

27.  èr shí qī

8. bā [pa55]

28.  èr shí bā

9. jiǔ [tɕiu214]

29.  èr shí jiǔ

10. shí [ʂi35]

30.  sān shí

11. shí yī

40.  sì shí

12. shí èr

50.  wǔ shí

13. shí sān

60.  liù shí

14. shí sì

70.  qī shí

15. shí wǔ

80.  bā shí

16. shí liù

90.  jiǔ shí

17. shí qī

100. yī bāi [ji55pai55 ]

18. shí bā

200. liǎng bāi [liaŋ214pai55 ]

19. shí jiǔ

1000.yī qiān [ji55 tɕʰian55 ]

20. èr shí

2000. liǎng qiān [liaŋ214 tɕʰian55]

 

Linguist providing data and dateː Eugene S. L. Chan

 

Other comments: Mandarin Chinese and most of the Sinitic languages have a simple numeral system, the formation of compounds and tens is straight. Mandarin number 'two' has two forms: 'èr' is used in serial courting from 1 to 99, while 'liǎng' is used with hundred, thousand only. Mandarin has four tonesː  the first tone or High tone is ɑ̄ ˥˥55, the second tone or Mid rising tone is ɑ́  ˧˥35, the third tone or Low dipping tone ɑ̌ ˧˨˥214  and the fourth tone or High falling tone is ɑ̀  ˥˩51


                            

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