Mutsun numbers

Numbers in Mutsun, a Yok-Utian language spoken until 1930 by the Ohlone people in the Mission San Juan Bautista area in Northern California in the USA. It is also know as San Juan Bautista Costanoan.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 hemec'a hemec'awas
2 uThin uThina
3 kaphan kaphanwas, haysahuyus
4 uuTitt uuTittwas
5 parwes parweswas
6 nakci nakciwas
7 Takci Takciwas
8 tayitmin tayitminwas
9 pakki, watsu pakkiwas
10 tansahte, matsu,
hemec'a tanats (one set of ten)
11 tansahte hemec'a iccos
(lit. 10, one comes out)
20 uThin tanats (two tens)  
30 kaphan tanats (three tens)  
100 tansahte tanats (10 sets of 10)  
once hemecpu  
twice uThina  
five times parwena  
eight times tayitmina  

Source: Natasha Warner: Mutsun-English, English-Mutsun Dictionary. mutsun-inkiS inkiS-mutsun riica pappel. University of Hawai’i Press – 2016.

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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