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==Numeral system==
ItsKomnzo number words use a [[senary]] numeral system, with the following numerals: ''nibo'' (6<sup>1</sup>), ''fta'' (6<sup>2</sup>), ''taruba'' (6<sup>3</sup>), ''damno'' (6<sup>4</sup>), ''wärämäkä'' (6<sup>5</sup>) and ''wi'' (6<sup>6</sup>). Counting in larger quantities is largely restricted to ritualized counting of [[Yam (vegetable)|yam]] tubers for exchange feasts. For everyday counting above six, English numerals are borrowed.
{| class="wikitable"
 
|'''Komnzo'''
|'''English'''
|'''value'''
|-
|''näbi''
|‘one’
|1
|-
|''eda ~ yda''
|‘two’
|2
|-
|''etha ~ ytho''
|‘three’
|3
|-
|''asar''
|‘four’
|4
|-
|''tabuthui''
|‘five’
|5
|-
|''nibo''
|‘six’
|6
|-
|''nibo a näbi''
|'seven'
|6 and 1
|-
|''nibo a eda''
|'eight'
|6 and 2
|-
|''fta''
|‘36’
|6<sup>2</sup>
|-
|''taruba''
|‘216’
|6<sup>3</sup>
|-
|''damno''
|‘1296’
|6<sup>4</sup>
|-
|''wärämäkä''
|‘7776’
|6<sup>5</sup>
|-
|''wi''
|'46656'
|6<sup>6</sup>
|}
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==References==
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