Dakota numbers

How to count in Dakota (Dakhótiyapi), a Siouan language spoken in Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota in the USA, and in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in Canada.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 waƞca tokaheya
2 nuƞpa inuƞpa
3 yamni iyamni
4 topa itopa
5 zaptaƞ izaptaƞ
6 ṡakpe iṡakpe
7 ṡakowiƞ iṡakowiƞ
8 ṡahoġaƞ iṡahoġaƞ
9 napciwaƞka inapciwaƞka
10 wikcemna iwikcemna
11 ake waƞzi
12 ake nuƞpa
13 ake yamni
14 ake topa
15 ake zaptaƞ
16 ake ṡakpe
17 ake ṡakowiƞ
18 ake ṡahoġaƞ
19 ake napciwaƞka
20 wikcemna nuƞpa
21 wikcemna nuƞpa sam waƞzi
22 wikcemna nuƞpa sam nuƞpa
23 wikcemna nuƞpa sam yamni
24 wikcemna nuƞpa sam topa
25 wikcemna nuƞpa sam zaptaƞ
26 wikcemna nuƞpa sam ṡakpe
27 wikcemna nuƞpa sam ṡakowiƞ
28 wikcemna nuƞpa sam ṡahoġaƞ
29 wikcemna nuƞpa sam napciwaƞka
30 wikcemna yamni
40 wikcemna topa
50 wikcemna zaptaƞ
60 wikcemna ṡakpe
70 wikcemna ṡakowiƞ
80 wikcemna ṡahoġaƞ
90 wikcemna napciwaƞka
100 opawiƞġe  
1,000 kektopawƞġe  
1,000,000 woyawa taƞka  

Information about counting in Dakota
Dakota Grammar: With Texts and Ethnography

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Hear some Dakota numbers:

Information about Dakota | Numbers | Tower of Babel | Dakota and Lakota 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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