Rou Soulatlouy - Shouwa lhu daluqi? (time)

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Shuwa lhu daluqi? [DP-kt]
What time is it?
1.Goutsaki’l. [DP-kt]
It's one o’clock (1:00).
2.Rridaki’l. [DP-kt]
It’s two o’clock (2:00).
3.Rrikaki’l. [DP-kt]
It's three o’clock (3:00).
4.(Lhu) rrawaki’l. [DP-kt]
It’s (already) four o’clock (4:00).
5.We’sagh lhu laki’l.*
It's five o’clock (5:00).
6.Duklhilouk lhu laki’l. [DP-kt]
It's six o’clock (6:00).
7.Ha’luw lhu laki’l.*
It's seven o’clock (7:00).
8.Hiwiduw lhu laki’l.*
It's eight o’clock (8:00).
9.Vushurouk lhu laki’l.*
It's nine o’clock (9:00).
10.Rrulouk lhu laki’l.*
It's ten o’clock (10:00).
11.Ve goutsaki’l.*
It's eleven o’clock (11:00). (“it’s one over [ten] o’clock”)
12.Ve rridaki’l.*
It's twelve o’clock (12:00). (“it’s two over [ten] o’clock”)
13.Shabayuqh. [JJ-ec, JJ+WaB-gr, DP-kt]
It's noon/midday. (“[the sun] is in the middle”)
14.Qhunshabagh. [JJ-gr, DP-kt]
It's midnight.

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