Numbers in Sauk

Information about counting in Sauk (Thâkiwâtowêweni), an Algonquian language spoken in parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and Iowa in the USA.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 nekoti mehtami
2 nîshwi nîshônameki
3 nethwi nêthônameki
4 nyêwi nyêwônameki
5 nyânanwi nyânanônameki
6 nekotwâshika  
7 nôhika  
8 neshwâshika  
9 shâka  
10 metâthwi  
11 metâthwi nekoti  
12 metâthwi nîshwi  
13 metâthwi nethwi  
14 metâthwi nyêwi  
15 metâthwi nyânanwi  
16 metâthwi nekotwâshika  
17 metâthwi nôhika  
18 metâthwi neshwâshika  
19 metâthwi shâka  
20 nîshwâpitaki  
21 nîshwâpitaki nekoti  
22 nîshwâpitaki nîshwi  
23 nîshwâpitaki nethwi  
24 nîshwâpitaki nyêwi  
25 nîshwâpitaki nyânanwi  
26 nîshwâpitaki nekotwâshika  
27 nîshwâpitaki nôhika  
28 nîshwâpitaki neshwâshika  
29 nîshwâpitaki shâka  
30 nethwâpitaki  
40 nyêwâpitaki  
50 shekihkanawe  
60 nekotwâshikâpitaki  
70 nôhikâpitaki  
80 neshwâshikâpitaki  
90 shâkâpitaki  
100 nekotwâhkwe  
200 nîshwâhkwe  
300 nethwâhkwe  
400 nyêwâhkwe  
500 nyânanwâhkwe  
600 nekotwâshika tathwâhkwe  
700 nôhika tathwâhkwe  
800 neshwâshika tathwâhkwe  
900 shâka tathwâhkwe  
1,000 nekoti mahkahkwe  
2,000 nîshwi mahkahkwe  
3,000 nethwi mahkahkwe  
4,000 nyêwi mahkahkwe  
5,000 nyânanwi mahkahkwe  
6,000 nekotwâshika mahkahkwe  
7,000 nôhika mahkahkwe  
8,000 neshwâshika mahkahkwe  
9,000 shâka mahkahkwe  
10,000 metâthwi mahkahkwe  

Sources: Sauk Language workbook.
Gordon Whittaker: A Concise Dictionary of the Sauk Language, Stroud, Oklahoma, 2005.

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Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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Numbers in Algonquian languages

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