[From Mona Miscellany second series Manx Soc vol 21]
The Manx mode of reckoning is by scores, and the enumeration in the Manx language is as follows :—
Unnane* 
1 


Jees 
2 


Three 
3 


Kiare 
4 


Queig 
5 


Shey 
6 


Shiaght 
7 


Hoght 
8 


Nuy 
9 


Jeih 
10 


Unnanejeig 
11 


Ghaayeig 
12 


Threejeig 
13 


Kiarejeig 
14 


Queigjeig 
15 


Sheyjeig 
16 


Shiaghtjeig 
17 


Hoghtjeig 
18 


Nuyjeig 
19 


Feed . 
20 


Nane as feed 
21 


Jees as feed 
22 


Three as feed 
23 


Kiare as feed 
24 


etc. etc. 



Jeih as feed 
30 
that is 
10 and 20. 
Nane jeih as feed 
31 

1, 10, and 20. 
Jees jeih as feed 
32 

2, 10, and 20. 
Three jeih asfeed 
33 

3, 10, and 20. 
And so on. 



Daeed . 
40 
,, 
2 twenties. 
Nane as daeed 
41 
,, 
1 and forty, or 2 twenties. 
Jees as daeed 
42 
,, 
2 and 40. 
Three as daeed 
43 
,, 
3 and 40. 
And so on. 



Jeih as daeed . 
50 
,, 
10 and 40. 
Nane jeih as daeed 
51 
,, 
1, 10, and 40. 
Jees jeih as daeed 
52 
,, 
2, 10, and 40. 
Three jeih as daeed. 
53 
,, 
3, 10, and 40. 
And so on. 



* Frequently contracted as "narie.
Three feed . 60 that is 3 twenties.
Three feed as nane 61 ,, 3 twenties and 1.
Three feed as jees 62 ,, 3 ,, and 2.
Three feed as three . 63 ,, 3 ,, and 3. And so on.
Three feed as jeih . 70 ,, 3 ,, and 10.
Nane as three feed as jeih 71 ,, 3 and 10 and 1.
Jees as three feed as jeih 72 ,, 3 ,, and 10 and 2.
Three as three feed as jeih 73 ,, 3 ,, and 10 and 3. And so on.
Kiame feed . 80 ,, 4
Kiare feed as nane 81 ,, 4 ,, and 1.
Kiare feed as jees . 82 ,, 4 ,, and 2.
Kiare feed as three . 83 ,, 4 ,, and 3. And so on.
Kiare feed as jeih . 90 ,, 4 ,, and 10.
Nane as kiare feed as jeih 91 ,, 4 ,, and 10 and 1.
Jees as kiare feed as jeih 92 ,, 4 ,, and 10 and 2.
Three as kiare feed as jeih 93 ,, 4 ,, and 10 and 3.
And so on.
Cheead . 
100 
Daa cheead 
200 
Three cheead 
300 
Kiare cheead 
400 
Queig cheead 
500 
Shey cheead 
600 
Shiaght cheead 
700 
Hoght cheead 
800 
Nuy cheead 
900 
Thousane 
1000 
Jeih cheead thousane 
1,000,000 




Any comments, errors or omissions
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