Numbers in Tonkawa

How to count in Tonkawa (Tickanwa•c / Tickanwa•tic), a language isolate that was spoken in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico in the USA, and which is being revived.

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Numeral Cardinal numbers Ordinal numbers
1 we∙ʼic-bax, we∙ʼispax neiganak
2 gedai, ketay yaxgocan
3 medʼic, metis medcai, metsay
4 cigid, sikit cikdai, siktay
5 gacgwa, kaskwa kaskway
6 cikwa∙lau, sikwa∙low
7 cikyeʼecdau, sikyeʼestaw
8 cigidye∙ʼec, sikitye∙ʼes
9 cik-we∙ʼic-xwʼe∙l’a, sikwe∙ʼisxwe∙lʼa
10 cik-bax, sikpax
11 cikbax-ʼen we∙ʼic-ʼen
sikpax en we∙is en
12 cikbax-ʼen gedai-ʼen
sikpax en ketay en
13 cikbax-ʼen medʼic-ʼen
sikpax en metis en
14 cikbax-ʼen cigid-ʼen
sikpax en sikit en
15 cikbax-ʼen gacgwa-ʼen
sikpax en kaskwa en
16 cikbax-ʼen cikwa∙lau-ʼen
sikpax en sikwa∙low en
17 cikbax-ʼen cikyeʼecdau-ʼen
sikpax en sikyeʼestaw en
18 cikbax-ʼen cigidye∙ʼec-ʼen
sikpax en sikitye∙ʼes en
19 cikbax-ʼen cik-we∙ʼic-xwʼe∙l’a-ʼen
sikpax en sikwe∙ʼisxwe∙lʼa en
20 cikbaxʼa∙la gedai
sikpax a∙la ketay
30 cikbaxʼa∙la med’ic
sikpax a∙la metis
40 cikbaxʼa∙la cigid
sikpax a∙la sikit
50 cikbaxʼa∙la gacgwa
sikpax a∙la kaskwa
60 cikbaxʼa∙la cikwa∙lau
sikpax a∙la sikwa∙low
70 cikbaxʼa∙la cikye’ecdau
sikpax a∙la sikyeʼestaw
80 cikbaxʼa∙la cigidye∙’ec
sikpax a∙la sikitye∙ʼes
90 cikbaxʼa∙la cik-we∙’ic-xwe’e∙l’a
sikpax a∙la sikwe∙ʼisxwe∙lʼa
100 ce∙ndo we∙’icbax
se∙nto we∙ʼispax
200 ce∙ndo gedai, se∙nto ketay
300 ce∙ndo med’ic, se∙nto metis
400 ce∙ndo cigid, se∙nto sikit ʼ
500 ce∙ndo gacgwa, se∙nto kaskwa
600 ce∙ndo cikwa∙lau, se∙nto sikwa∙low
700 ce∙ndo cikye’ecdau, se∙nto sikyeʼestaw
800 ce∙ndo cigidye∙’ec, se∙nto sikitye∙ʼes
900 ce∙ndo cik-we∙’ic-xw’e∙l’a
se∙nto sikwe∙ʼisxwe∙lʼa
1,000 ce∙ndo’a∙la cikbax, se∙nto a∙la sikpax

Sources: Hoijer, Harry. (1933). Tonkawa: An Indian language of Texas. New York: Columbia University
Tonkawa-English Dictionary. Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma, 2015.

Information compiled by Wolfgang Kuhl

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