Numbers in Klallam

How to count in Klallam (Nəxʷsƛʼayʼəmúcən), a Salishian language that was spoken in Washington State in the USA and British Columbia in Canada, and which is being revived.

The numbers take on different forms when you are counting specific things.

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 numbers
1 nə́c̕uʔ
2 čə́saʔ
3 ɬíxʷ
4 ŋús
5 ɬq̕áčš
6 t̕x̣ə́ŋ
7 c̕úʔkʷs
8 táʔcs
9 tə́kʷxʷ
10 ʔúpən
11 ʔúpən ʔiʔ nə́c̕uʔ
12 ʔúpən ʔiʔ čə́saʔ
13 ʔúpən ʔiʔ ɬíxʷ
14 ʔúpən ʔiʔ ŋús
15 ʔúpən ʔiʔ ɬq̕áčš
16 ʔúpən ʔiʔ t̕x̣ə́ŋ
17 ʔúpən ʔiʔ c̕úʔkʷs
18 ʔúpən ʔiʔ táʔcs
19 ʔúpən ʔiʔ tə́kʷxʷ
20 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s
21 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ nə́c̕uʔ
22 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ čə́saʔ
23 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ ɬíxʷ
24 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ ŋús
25 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ ɬq̕áčš
26 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ t̕x̣ə́ŋ
27 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ c̕úʔkʷs
28 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ táʔcs
29 nəc̕xʷk̕ʷə́s ʔiʔ tə́kʷxʷ
30 ɬxʷɬšáʔ
40 ŋəsɬšáʔ
50 ɬq̕čšɬšáʔ
60 t̕x̣əŋɬšáʔ
70 c̕aʔkʷsɬšáʔ
80 taʔcsɬšáʔ
90 təkʷxʷɬšáʔ
100 snáč̕əwəč
1,000 ʔúpən snáč̕əwəč

Hear some Klallam numbers:

Information about Klallam numbers
https://www.languagesandnumbers.com/how-to-count-in-klallam/en/hur/
https://itservices.cas.unt.edu/~montler/klallam/wordlist/NUMERALS.htm

If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.

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