Numbers in Ga

Learn numbers in Ga

Knowing numbers in Ga is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Ga. Learning to count in Ga may appeal to you just as a simple curiosity or be something you really need. Perhaps you have planned a trip to a country where Ga is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Ga.

It's also useful for guiding you through street numbers. You'll be able to better understand the directions to places and everything expressed in numbers, such as the times when public transportation leaves. Can you think of more reasons to learn numbers in Ga?

Ga (Gã) is a Kwa language from the Niger-Congo language family. Spoken in Ghana, in and around its capital Accra, it counts about 745,000 speakers. Its writing system is based on the Latin alphabet, plus three letters: ɛ, ŋ and ɔ. Its alphabet counts 26 letters.

List of numbers in Ga

Here is a list of numbers in Ga. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Ga from 1 to 20. We have also included the tens up to the number 100, so that you know how to count up to 100 in Ga. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Ga.

  • 1) ekome
  • 2) enyɔ
  • 3) etɛ
  • 4) ejwɛ
  • 5) enumɔ
  • 6) ekpaa
  • 7) kpawo
  • 8) kpaanyɔ
  • 9) nɛɛhu
  • 10) nyɔŋma
  • 11) nyɔŋma kɛ ekome
  • 12) nyɔŋma kɛ enyɔ
  • 13) nyɔŋma kɛ etɛ
  • 14) nyɔŋma kɛ ejwɛ
  • 15) nyɔŋma kɛ enumɔ
  • 16) nyɔŋma kɛ ekpaa
  • 17) nyɔŋma kɛ kpawo
  • 18) nyɔŋma kɛ kpaanyɔ
  • 19) nyɔŋma kɛ nɛɛhu
  • 20) nyɔŋmai enyɔ
  • 30) nyɔŋmai etɛ
  • 40) nyɔŋmai ejwɛ
  • 50) nyɔŋmai enumɔ
  • 60) nyɔŋmai ekpaa
  • 70) nyɔŋmai kpawo
  • 80) nyɔŋmai kpaanyɔ
  • 90) nyɔŋmai nɛɛhu
  • 100) oha
  • 1,000) akpe
  • one million) ekome milio
  • one billion) ekome bilio
  • one trillion) ekome trilio

Numbers in Ga: Ga numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Ga is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Ga you will have to learn a series of rules that we will explain below. If you apply these rules you will soon find that you will be able to count in Ga with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Ga is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Ga. Also, learning how to number in Ga yourself from these simple rules is very beneficial for your brain, as it forces it to work and stay in shape. Working with numbers and a foreign language like Ga at the same time is one of the best ways to train our little gray cells, so let's see what rules you need to apply to number in Ga

  • Digits from zero to nine are rendered by specific words: ekobɛ [0], ekome [1], enyɔ [2], etɛ [3], ejwɛ [4], enumɔ [5], ekpaa [6], kpawo [7], kpaanyɔ [8], and nɛɛhu [9].
  • Tens are formed starting with the word for ten (singular: nyɔŋma; plural: nyɔŋmai), followed by the multiplier digit separated with a space, except for ten itself: nyɔŋma [10], nyɔŋmai enyɔ [20], nyɔŋmai etɛ [30], nyɔŋmai ejwɛ [40], nyɔŋmai enumɔ [50], nyɔŋmai ekpaa [60], nyɔŋmai kpawo [70], nyɔŋmai kpaanyɔ [80], and nyɔŋmai nɛɛhu [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed starting with the ten, then the conjonction (with), and the unit (e.g.: nyɔŋma kɛ etɛ [13], nyɔŋmai etɛ kɛ kpaanyɔ [38], nyɔŋmai kpawo kɛ ekpaa [76]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the word for hundred (singular: oha; plural: ohai), followed by the multiplier digit separated with a space, except for one hundred: oha [100], ohai enyɔ [200], ohai etɛ [300], ohai ejwɛ [400], ohai enumɔ [500], ohai ekpaa [600], ohai kpawo [700], ohai kpaanyɔ [800], and ohai nɛɛhu [900].
  • Compound hundreds are formed using the conjonction (with) between hundred and unit, and between hundred and ten (e.g.: oha kɛ kpaanyɔ [108], ohai enyɔ kɛ nyɔŋmai enumɔ [256]).
  • Thousands are formed starting with the word for thousand (singular: akpe; plural: akpei), followed by the multiplier digit separated with a space, except for one thousand: akpe [1,000], akpei enyɔ [2,000], akpei etɛ [3,000], akpei ejwɛ [4,000], akpei enumɔ [5,000], akpei ekpaa [6,000], akpei kpawo [7,000], akpei kpaanyɔ [8,000], and akpei nɛɛhu [9,000].
  • Big numbers are milio or akpei akpe (a thousand thousands) [million], bilio [billion, 109], and trilio [trillion, 1012].
  • Numbers in different languages