Lakota numbers (Wóiyawa)

How to count in Lakota (Lakȟótiyapi), a Siouan language spoken mainly in North Dakota and South Dakota in the USA.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 waŋží tokeya
2 núŋpa inúŋpa
3 yámni iyámni
4 tópa itópa
5 záptaŋ izáptaŋ
6 šákpe išákpe
7 šakówiŋ išakówiŋ
8 šaglógaŋ išaglógaŋ
9 napčíyuŋka inapčíyuŋka
10 wikčémna iwikčémna
11 akéwaŋži
12 akénuŋpa
13 akéyamni
14 akétopa
15 akézaptaŋ
16 akéšakpe
17 akéšakowiŋ
18 akéšaglogaŋ
19 akénapčiyuŋka
20 wikčémna núŋpa
21 wikčémna núŋpa aké waŋží
22 wikčémna núŋpa aké núŋpa
23 wikčémna núŋpa aké yámni
24 wikčémna núŋpa aké tópa
25 wikčémna núŋpa aké záptaŋ
26 wikčémna núŋpa aké šákpe
27 wikčémna núŋpa aké šakówiŋ
28 wikčémna núŋpa aké šaglógaŋ
29 wikčémna núŋpa aké napčíyuŋka
30 wikčémna yámni
40 wikčémna tópa
50 wikčémna záptaŋ
60 wikčémna šákpe
70 wikčémna šakówiŋ
80 wikčémna šaglógaŋ
90 wikčémna napčíyuŋka
100 opáwiŋǧe
200 opáwiŋǧe núŋpa
300 opáwiŋǧe yámni
400 opáwiŋǧe tópa
500 opáwiŋǧe záptaŋ
600 opáwiŋǧe šákpe
700 opáwiŋǧe šakówiŋ
800 opáwiŋǧe šaglógaŋ
900 opáwiŋǧe napčíyuŋka
1,000 khektópawiŋǧe
2,000 kȟoktá núŋpa
3,000 kȟoktá yámni
1,000,000 kȟoktášiča

Information about counting in Lakota

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Hear some Lakota numbers:

Information about Lakota | Phrases | Numbers | Lakota and Dakota learning materials

Numbers in Siouan languages

Assiniboine, Biloxi, Chiwere, Crow, Dakota, Hidatsa, Ho-Chunk (Winnebago), Lakota, Mandan, Omaha, Osage, Quapaw, Stoney, Tutelo

Numbers in other languages

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