Cheyenne numbers

How to count in Cheyenne (Tsėhésenėstsestȯtse), an Algonquian language spoken mainly in Montana and Oklahoma in the USA.

In Cheyenne there are different numbers for animate things and in animate things. The animate numbers are shown here.

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Numeral Animate
1 na’êstse
2 neše
3 na’he
4 neve
5 noho
6 naesohto
7 nésohto
8 na’nohto
9 sóohto
10 mâhohto
11 mâhtohto hóhtâhna’êstse
12 mâhtohto hóhtâhneše
13 mâhtohto hóhtâhna’he
14 mâhtohto hóhtâhneve
15 mâhtohto hóhtâhnoho
16 mâhtohto hóhtâhnaesohto
17 mâhtohto hóhtâhnésohto
18 mâhtohto hóhtâhna’nohto
19 mâhtohto hóhtâhsóohto
20 nésó’e
21 nésó'e hóhtâhna’êstse
22 nésó'e hóhtâhneše
23 nésó'e hóhtâhna’he
24 nésó'e hóhtâhneve
25 nésó'e hóhtâhnoho
26 nésó'e hóhtâhnaesohto
27 nésó'e hóhtâhnésohto
28 nésó'e hóhtâhna’nohto
29 nésó'e hóhtâhsóohto
30 na'no'e
40 nevo'e
50 nóhónó'e
60 naesóhtôhnó'e
70 nésôhtôhnó’e
80 na’nóhtôhnó’e
90 sóohtôhnó’e
100 no'ka mâhtóhtôhnó'e


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Numbers in Algonquian languages

Abenaki, Algonquin, Arapaho, Atikamekw, Blackfoot, Cheyenne, Chippewa, Cree (Moose), Cree (Plains), Cree (Swampy), Cree (Woods), Fox, Innu, Kickapoo, Malecite-Passamaquoddy, Menominee, Miami, Mi'kmaq, Mohegan, Naskapi, Ojibwe, Ottawa, Penobscot, Potawatomi, Sauk, Shawnee, Unami (Lenape)

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