Karuk numbers

How to count in Karuk (araráhih), a language isolate spoken along the Klamath river in northwestern California in the USA.

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Numeral Cardinal
0 púfāt, púfaat
1 yīθa ~ ʔiθa-
2 ʔáxak
3 kuyrāk
4 pīθ, piith
5 ʔitró̄p, itrôop / itroopa-
6 ʔikrívkih, ikrívkih / ikrivkiha-
7 ʔaxakinívkih, axakinívkih / axakinivkiha-
8 kuyrakinívkih, kuyrakinívkih / kuyrakinívkiha-
9 ʔitrōpatíšāmnih, itroopatíshaamnih / itroopatishaamnih-
10 ʔitrahyar ~ ʔitahara-
11 ʔitráhyar káru yíθa, itráhyar káru yítha
12 ʔitráhyar káru ʔáxak
13 ʔitráhyar káru kuyrāk
14 ʔitráhyar káru pīθ
15 ʔitráhyar káru ʔitró̄p
16 ʔitráhyar káru ʔikrívkih
17 ʔitráhyar káru ʔaxakinívkih
18 ʔitráhyar káru kuyrakinívkih
19 ʔitráhyar káru ʔitrōpatíšāmnih
20 xakitráhyar, (va)xakitráhyar
30 kuyrakitráhyar
70 xakinivkihitráhyar / xakinivkihitahara-
90 itroopatishamnihitráhyar
100 ʔiθa-páčiš, -páchish / -pachishriha- ithapáchish / ithapáchishriha-
1,000 ʔitahara-páčiš
once iθa:n
twice ʔaxákyān
three times kuyrákyān, kuyrákyaan

There are also a couple of ordinal numbers: píšī·p (first of two) and pišî·č (first of several)

Source: William Bright: The Karok Language. University of California Press - 1957.

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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