Chinook Jargon numbers

How to count in Chinook Jargon (chinuk wawa), a pidgin/creole trade language that was used in the Pacific Northwest of the USA and Canada.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 wake, halo
1 ikt, ixt e’-lip, el’-ip
2 mawkst, mokst, moxt
3 łun, ɬun, klone
4 lakit, lokit
5 kwinnum, kwinnim, qwinəm
6 tax̣am, taghum
7 sinamakwst, sinamoxt
8 stuxtkin [stʋxtxɪn], stotekin
9 k'wayts [kʼʷaɪts], kwaist
10 taɬlam, tahtlum
11 tahtlum pe(e) ixt
12 tahtlum pe(e) moxt
13 tahtlum pe(e) klone
14 ltahtlum pe(e) lokit
15 tahtlum pe(e) kwinnim
16 tahtlum pe(e) taghum
17 tahtlum pe(e) sinamoxt
18 tahtlum pe(e) stotekin
19 tahtlum pe(e) kwaist
20 mokst tahtlelum
100 tak'ummunaq, tukamonuk, tukamonu
1,000 tahtlum tukamonuk

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Information about counting in Chinook Jargon Materials/Curriculum Packets/Treaties & Reservations/Documents/Chinook_Dictionary_Abridged.pdf

Information about Chinook Jargon | Numbers

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