Numbers in Proto-Uralic

Numbers in Proto-Uralic, the ancestor of the Uralic languages. It is not attested in any texts but has been reconstructed by linguists. It is thought to have been spoken between about 7,000-2,000 BCE possibly near the Ural or Sayan mountains.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 *ükte
2 *käktä, *kakta
3 *kolme, *kormɜ *kolmamte
4 *neljä
5 *witte
6 *kutte
7 *ćäjćemä
8 *kakteksan
9 *ükteksä, *ükteksän
10 *luka
100 *śëta



Information about Proto-Uralic

Numbers in Uralic languages

Finnic languages
Estonian, Finnish, Ingrian, Karelian, Kven, Livonian, Livvi-Karelian, Ludic, Proto-Finnic, Vepsian, Võro, Votic
Mari languages
Hill Mari, Meadow Mari
Mordvinic languages
Erzya, Moksha
Permic languages
Besermyan, Komi, Udmurt
Sámi languages
Inari Saami, Kildin Sámi, Lule Sámi, Northern Sámi, Pite Sámi, Skolt Sámi, Southern Sámi, Ter Sámi, Ume Sámi
Samoyedic languages
Enets, Nenets, Nganasan, Selkup

Numbers in other languages

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