Numbers in Arikara

How to count in Arikara (Sáhniš), a Northern Caddoan language spoken in Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota in the USA.

If any of the numbers are links, you can hear a recording by clicking on them. If you can provide recordings, please contact me.

Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 áxkux áwit
2 pítkux uuxapáhat
3 táwit  
4 čiitíʾiš  
5 šíhux  
6 tšaápis  
7 tawišaápiswaána  
8 tawišaápis  
9 nooxiniiwaána  
10 nooxini’  
11 nooxini na áxkux  
12 nooxini na pítkux  
13 nooxini na táwit  
14 nooxini na čiitíʾiš  
15 nooxini na šíhux  
16 nooxini na tšaápis  
17 nooxini na tawišaapiswaána  
18 nooxini na tawišaapis  
19 nooxini na nooxiniiwaána  
20 wiitá’u’  
30 nasaawíuʾ  
40 pitkuxunaánuʾ  
50 pitkuxunaánu na nooxíniʾ  
60 tawihkunaánuʾ  
70 tawihkunaanu na nooxíniʾ  
80 čiitiʾištaánuʾ  
90 čiitiʾištaanu na nooxíniʾ  
100 šihuxtaánuʾ  
200 pitkux šihuxtaánuʾ  
300 tawit šihuxtaánuʾ  
400 čiitíʾiš šihuxtaánuʾ  
500 šíhux šihuxtaánuʾ  
600 tšaápis šihuxtaánuʾ  
700 tawišaápiswaána šihuxtaánuʾ  
800 tawišaápis šihuxtaánuʾ  
900 nooxiniiwaána šihuxtaánuʾ  
1,000 nooxininaánuʾ  
1 million axku-hunaánuʾ  

Hear Arikara numbers:

- Introduction to the Arikara Language, by Douglas R. Parks, Janet Beltran and Ella P. Waters. Mary College, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1979.
- AISRI Dictionary

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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