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Huichol numbers

How to count in Huichol (Wixárika Niukiyari), an Uto-Aztecan language spoken mainly in the Mexican state Jalisco in central Mexico.

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Numeral Cardinal
1 xewí, zewíí
2 huuta
3 haíka
4 naúka
5 auxuwí, ʔauzɯwi
6 atá xewí, ʔatazewíí (5+1)
7 atá huuta, ʔatahuuta (5+2)
8 atá haíka, ʔatahaika (5+3)
9 atá naúka, ʔatanauka (5+4)
10 ta mammata, tamáa máta (lit. “our-hand-plural”)
11 ta mammata xewí, tamáa máta hei mána zewíí
12 ta mammata huuta, tamáa máta hei mána huuta
13 ta mammata haíka, tamáa máta hei mána haika
14 ta mammata naúka, tamáa máta hei mána nauka
15 ta mammata auxuwí, tamáa máta hei mána ʔauzɯwi
16 ta mammata geimana xewí, tamáa máta hei mána ʔatazewíí
17 ta mammata geimana huuta, tamáa máta hei mána ʔatahuuta
18 ta mammata geimana haíka, tamáa máta hei mána ʔatahaika
19 ta mammata geimana naúka, tamáa máta hei mána ʔatanauka
20 xewí tewiyari, zei téwí yaari (lit. “one person”)
21 xewí tewiyari geimana xewí, zei téwí yaari hei mána zewíi
22 xewí tewiyari geimana huuta, zei téwí yaari hei mána huuta
23 xewí tewiyari geimana haíka, zei téwí yaari hei mána haika
24 xewí tewiyari geimana naúka, zei téwí yaari hei mána nauka
25 xewí tewiyari geimana auxuwí, zei téwí yaari hei mána ʔauzɯwi
26 xewí tewiyari geimana atá xewí, zei téwí yaari hei mána ʔatazewíí
27 xewí tewiyari geimana atá huuta, zei téwí yaari hei mána ʔatahuuta
28 xewí tewiyari geimana atá haíka, zei téwí yaari hei mána ʔatahaika
29 xewí tewiyari geimana atá naúka, zei téwí yaari hei mána ʔatanauka
30 haíka inɨariyari, zei téwí yaari hei mána tamáa máta (20+10)
40 huuta tewiyari, huuta téwí yaari (2x20)
50 auxuwɨ inɨariyari, huuta téwí yaari hei mána tamáa máta (2x20+10)
60 haíka tewiyari, haika téwí yaari (3x20)
70 atá huuta inɨariyari, haika téwí yaarihei mána tamáa máta (3x20+10)
80 naúka tewiyari, nauka téwí yaari (4x20)
90 atá naúka inɨariyari, nauka téwí yaari hei mána tamáa máta (4x20+10)
100 xewí kwartiya, zei siyénítú yaari
200 huuta siyénítú yaari
300 haíka siyénítú yaari
400 naúka siyénítú yaari
500 auxuwí siyénítú yaari
600 atá xewí siyénítú yaari
700 atá huuta siyénítú yaari
800 atá haíka siyénítú yaari
900 atá naúka siyénítú yaari
1,000 zei mírí yaari
2,000 huuta mírí yaari
3,000 haíka mírí yaari
4,000 naúka mírí yaari
5,000 auxuwí mírí yaari
6,000 atá xewí mírí yaari
7,000 atá huuta mírí yaari
8,000 atá haíka mírí yaari
9,000 atá naúka mírí yaari
10,000 ta mammata mírí yaari

siyénítú (“ciento”) and mírí (“mil”) are Spanish loanwords.

Source: Carmen Conti Jiménez, Lilián Guerrero Valenzuela. Breve vocabulario wixarika-español. Universidad de Jaén, México – 2009.

Information about Huichol numerals
https://mpi-lingweb.shh.mpg.de/numeral/Huichol.htm

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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