Plains Cree numbers

How to count in Plains Cree (ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ / nēhiyawēwin), a Central Algonquin language spoken mainly in Canada.

Key to abbreviations: ND = northern dialect, SD = southern dialect

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
1 ᐯᔭᐠ / pēyak [peːˈjak] (SD)
ᐱᔭᐠ / piyak (ND)
ᒣᐧᒋᐯᔭᑳᐧᐤ / mēcipēyakāw
2 ᓃᓱ / nīso [niːˈso] ᒣᐧᒋ ᓃᓱ / mēci nīso
3 ᓂᐢᑐ / nisto [niˈsto] ᒣᐧᒋᓂᐢᑖᐧᐤ / mēcinistāw
4 ᓀᐓ / nēwo [neːˈwo] ᒣᐧᒋᓀᐅᐧ / mēcinēwo
5 ᓃᔮᓇᐣ / nīyānan [ˈniːjaːˌnan] ᒣᐧᒋᓃᔮᓇᐣ / mēcinīyānan
6 ᓂᑯᑤᓯᐠ / nikotwāsik [niˈkotwaːˌsik] ᒣᐧᒋᓂᑯᑖᐧᓯᐠ / mēcinikotāsik
7 ᑌᐸᑰᑊ / tēpakōp [ˈtepaˌkoːp] (SD)
ᑏᐸᑯᐦᑊ / tīpakohp (ND)
ᒣᐧᒋᑌᐸᑯᐦᑊ / mēcitēpakohp
8 ᐁᔨᓈᓀᐤ / ēyinānēw [eːˈjinaːˌneːw] (SD)
ᐊᔨᓈᓃᐤ / ayinānīw (ND)
ᒣᐧᒋᐊᔨᓈᓀᐤ / mēciayinānēw
9 ᑫᑳᐨ ᒥᑖᑖᐟ / kēkāc mitātāt (SD)
ᑮᑳ-ᒥᑖᑕᐦᐟ / kīkā mitātaht (ND)
ᒣᐧᒋᑮᑳᒥᑖᑕᐦᐟ / mēcikīkāmitātaht
10 ᒥᑖᑖᐟ / mitātāt ᒣᐧᒋᒥᑖᑕᐦᐟ / mēcimitātaht
11 ᐯᔭᑯᓵᑊ / pēyakosāp [peːˈjakoˌsaːp]
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᐯᔭᑯᓵᑊ / mitātāt pēyakosāp
ᒣᐧᒋᐯᔭᑯᓵᑊ / mēcipēyakosāp
12 ᓃᓱᓵᑊ / nīsosāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᓃᓱᓵᑊ / mitātāt nīsosāp
ᒣᐧᒋᓃᓱᓵᑊ / mēcinīsosāp
13 ᓂᐢᑐᓵᑊ / nistosāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᓂᐢᑐᓵᑊ / mitātāt nistosāp
ᒣᐧᒋᓂᑐᓵᑊ / mēᐧcinitosāp
14 ᓀᐅᐧᓵᑊ / nēwosāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᓀᐓᓵᑊ / mitātāt nēwosāp
ᒣᐧᒋᓀᐅᐧᓵᑊ / mēcinēosāp
15 ᓂᔮᓇᓄᓵᑊ / niyānanosāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᓃᔮᓄᓵᑊ / mitātāt nīyānosāp
ᒣᐧᒋᓀᔮᓇᓄᓵ / mēcinēyānanosā
16 ᓂᑯᑖᐧᓱᓵᑊ / nikotāsosāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᓂᑯᑤᓱᓵᑊ / mitātāt nikotwāsosāp
ᒣᐧᒋᓂᑯᑖᐧᓱᓵᑊ / mēcinikotāsosāp
17 ᑌᐸᑯᐦᐳᓵᑊ / tēpakohposāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᑌᐸᑰᐳᓵᑊ / mitātāt tēpakōposāp
ᒣᐧᒋᑌᐸᑯᐦᐳᓵᑊ / mēcitēpakohposāp
18 ᐁᔨᓈᓀᐅᓵᑊ / ēyinānēosāp
ᒥᑖᑖᐟ ᐁᔨᓈᓀᐓᓵᑊ / mitātāt ēyinānēwosāp
ᒣᐧᒋ ᐁᔨᓈᓀᐅᓵᑊ / mēci ēyinānēosāp
19 ᑫᑳᐨ ᓃᓯᑕᓇᐤ / kēkāc nīsitanaw ᒣᐧᒋᑮᑳᒥᑕᐦᑕᑐᓵᑊ / mēcikīkāmitahtatosāp
20 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ / nīstanaw ᒣᐧᒋᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ / mēcinīstanaw
21 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᐯᔭᑯᓵᑊ / nīstanaw pēyakosāp
22 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᓃᓱᓵᑊ / nīstanaw nīsosāp
23 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᓂᐢᑐᓵᑊ / nīstanaw nistosāp
24 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᓀᐅᐧᓵᑊ / nīstanaw nēwosāp
25 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᓃᔮᓄᓵᑊ / nīstanaw nīyānosāp
26 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᓂᑯᑤᓱᓵᑊ / nīstanaw nikotwāsosāp
27 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᑌᐸᑰᐳᓵᑊ / nīstanaw tēpakōposāp
28 ᓃᐢᑕᓇᐤ ᐁᔨᓈᓀᐓᓵᑊ / nīstanaw ēyinānēwosāp
29 ᑫᑳᐨ ᓂᐢᑐᒥᑕᓇᐤ / kēkāc nistomitanaw
30 ᓂᐢᑐᒥᑕᓇᐤ / nistomitanaw ᒣᐧᒋᓂᐢᑐᒥᑕᓇᐤ / mēcinistomitanaw
40 ᓀᒥᑕᓇᐤ / nēmitanaw
ᓀᐓᒥᑕᓇᐤ / nēwomitanaw
ᒣᐧᒋᓀᒥᑕᓇᐤ / mēcinēmitanaw
50 ᓃᔮᓇᓄᒥᑕᓇᐤ / nīyānanomitanaw
ᓃᔮᓄᒥᑕᓇᐤ / nīyānomitanaw
60 ᓂᑯᑤᓱᒥᑕᓇᐤ / nikotwāsomitanaw
70 ᑌᐸᑯᑊᒥᑕᓇᐤ ᐯᔭᑯᓵᑊ / tēpakopmitanaw pēyakosāp
80 ᐁᔨᓈᓀᐓᒥᑕᓇᐤ / ēyinānēwomitanaw
90 ᑫᑳᐨ ᒥᑖᐟ ᒥᑖᑐᒥᑕᓇᐤ / kēkāc mitāt mitātomitanaw
100 ᒥᑖᑕᐦᑐᒥᑕᓇᐤ / mitātahtomitanaw
ᒥᑖᑐᒥᑕᓇᐤ / mitātomitanaw

Hear some numbers in Plains Cree:

Information about Plains Cree numbers
https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Category:Plains_Cree_numerals
https://plainscree.atlas-ling.ca/conversations/
https://www.creedictionary.com

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