Tagalog Only in Twos etc.

rep1 +rep2

meaning

iisa-isa

only in ones

dadala-dalawa

only in twos

tatatlu-tatlo

only in threes

aapat-apat

only in fours

lilima-lima

only in fives

sasampu-sampu’

only in tens

dadala-dalawampu’

only in groups of 20

See also: Syllable repetition (p. 27)

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