Potawatomi numbers

How to count in Potawatomi (Neshnabémwen), an Algonqian language spoken in Ontario in Canada, and in Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and Kansas in the USA.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 ngot
2 nish
3 nswé
4 neyew
5 nyanen
6 ngot watso
7 noek
8 shwatso
9 shak
10 mdatso
11 mdatso shech ngot
12 mdatso shech nish
13 mdatso shech nswe
14 mdatso shech neyew
15 mdatso shech nyanen
16 mdatso shech ngot watso
17 mdatso shech noek
18 mdatso shech shwatso
19 mdatso shech shak
20 nishwabtek
21 nishwabtek mine ngot
22 nishwabtek mine nish
23 nishwabtek mine nswé
24 nishwabtek mine neyew
25 nishwabtek mine nyanen
26 nishwabtek mine ngot watso
27 nishwabtek mine noek
28 nishwabtek mine shwatso
29 nishwabtek mine shak
30 nswabtek
31 nswabtek shech ngot
32 nswabtek mine nish
33 nswabtek mine nswé
34 nswabtek shech neyew
35 nswabtek shech nyanen
36 nswabtek shech ngot watso
37 nswabtek mine noek
38 nswabtek shech shwatso
39 nswabtek shech shak
40 neyewabtek
41 neyewabtek shech ngot
42 neyewabtek shech nish
50 nyanomtene, omtene, somtene
60 ngot watsomtene
70 noek somtene
80 shwatsomtene
90 shaksomtene
100 ngot wak
lots jésh, manek (animate), maneton (inanimate)

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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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