`NumType`

: numeral type

In Tatar, numbers can be cardinal, ordinal or distributive.
We also mark the interrogative *ничә* “how many” as a number,
which inflects the same way the numbers are inflected and can become ordinal, distributive, or collective.

`Card`

: cardinal number or corresponding interrogative

#### Examples

*1, 2, 3**бер, ике, өч*“one, two, three”*ничә китап укыдың*“how many books did you read”

`Ord`

: ordinal number or corresponding interrogative

In some languages, this is a subtype of adjective or adverb.
In Tatar, we mark the ordinal numerals as `NUM`

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Ordinal numerals are formed by the suffix *-ынчы/енче*.

#### Examples

*1–***нче**, 2-**нче**, 3-**нче***бер*“first, second, third”**енче**, ике**нче**, өч**енче***ничә*“which (of a series) book did your read” (answer should be something like**нче**китапны укыдың*икенче*“(the) second”)

`Dist`

: distributive numeral

Used to express that the same quantity is distributed to each member in a set of targets.

Distributive numerals are formed by the suffix *-(ш)ар/әр*.

#### Examples

*бер*“one each, two each, three each”**әр**, ике**шәр**, өч**әр***ничә*“how many books each have you read”**шәр**китап укыдыгыз

`Sets`

: collective numeral

Morphologically distinct class of numerals used to count sets of things, or nouns that are pluralia tantum. Some authors call this type collective numeral.
In Tatar, collective numeral is expressed by the suffix *-әү/-ау*.

#### Examples

*без икәү*“we two”*ничәү барасыз*“how many of you are going”

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