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CebuanoEdit

Cebuano cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : upat
    Ordinal : ikaupat
    Adverbial : makaupat
    Distributive : upat-upat
    Fractional : sikaupat

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine *əpat, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əpat, from Proto-Austronesian *Səpat. Cognates with Tagalog apat, Hiligaynon apat, Aklanon ap-at, Gorontalo opato, Mongondow opat, Maranao pat. Related to Indonesian empat, Malay empat, Fijian , Fijian va, Samoan , Kapingamarangi haa, Palu'e pa, Rembong pat.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /upat̪/
  • Hyphenation: u‧pat

NumeralEdit

upat

  1. (cardinal) four; 4
    Synonyms: kwatro

Usage NotesEdit

  • Like any other numerals, it is often used with the linker "ka" to quantify an object/object that it modifies.
    Upat ka buwakFour flowers
    Upat ka tanomFour plants
  • The word buok (piece; whole) is sometimes used after ka.
    Upat ka buok buwakFour flowers
    Upat ka buok tanomFour plants

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