
3.10.3.2.
Other cases denoted by postpositions 

Examples
1. mpn
ótù
kpì
pálà
henom treeunder sleeppres
He sleeps under the tree 

2.
mpn
kì
pónìná ckcc^{h}ò
henom house top from jumppast
He jumped from the top of the house 

3.11. Numerals : General remarks
: 

Lotha
has decimal numeral system. The basic cardinal numerals
from one to ten, twenty, fifty, hundred and thousand are
monomorphemic. The other numerals are derived from compounding
the basic cardinal numerals. 

3.11.1.
Cardinals 

The basic cardinals are
as follows 
k^{h}à/mótsà

one

nì

two

t^{h}m

three

m 
four

mò

five

trók

six

tíyì 
seven

tzà

eight

tkù

nine

tárò

ten

myúyù

twenty

tñán

fifty

nzà

hundred

t^{h} 
thousand





The
numbers eleven to nineteen are formed by compounding,
in which the first member would be the numberal expressing
‘ten’ and the second member would be any one of the cardinal
numberals, i.e. one to nine. The numeral for ‘ten’ is
tárò. Compound numerals from eleven to nineteen are as
follows :


Examples 
tárò k^{h}à

eleven

10 + 1 
11 
in the same way 
tárò nì

twelve

tárò t^{h}m

thirteen

tárò m 
fourteen

tárò mò

fifteen

tárò trók

sixteen

tárò tíyì 
seventeen

tárò tzà

eighteen

tárò tkù

nineteen





For
twenty one, thirty one etc., compounding is done by adding
the basic cardinals to the respective basic forms of twenty,
thirty etc. given below. 

my£kyù

twenty

th«$mrò

thirty

z«Ürò

forty

tiµán

fifty

rókrò

sixty





Of
these numerals of multiples of tens, thirty, forty and
sixty are bimorphemic and are composed as 3 x 10, 4 x
10, 5 x 10, 6 x 10 respectively as given below. 

