Numbers in Gottscheerish

Learn numbers in Gottscheerish

Knowing numbers in Gottscheerish is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Gottscheerish. Learning to count in Gottscheerish may appeal to you just as a simple curiosity or be something you really need. Perhaps you have planned a trip to a country where Gottscheerish is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Gottscheerish.

It's also useful for guiding you through street numbers. You'll be able to better understand the directions to places and everything expressed in numbers, such as the times when public transportation leaves. Can you think of more reasons to learn numbers in Gottscheerish?

Gottscheerish (Göttscheabarisch), also known as Granish or Granisch, is an Upper German dialect that belongs to the West Germanic languages, in the Indo-European languages family. Spoken by the Gottscheers in the enclave of Gottschee, Slovenia, before 1941, it counts nowadays only a few speakers.

List of numbers in Gottscheerish

Here is a list of numbers in Gottscheerish. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Gottscheerish from 1 to 20. We have also included the tens up to the number 100, so that you know how to count up to 100 in Gottscheerish. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Gottscheerish.

  • 1) uains
  • 2) tsboai
  • 3) drai
  • 4) viər
  • 5) vemf
  • 6) žekš
  • 7) žībm
  • 8) oχt
  • 9) nain
  • 10) tsēhŋ
  • 11) uaindlof
  • 12) tsbelf
  • 13) draitsain
  • 14) viərttsain
  • 15) vu̇ftsain
  • 16) žaχtsain
  • 17) žimtsain
  • 18) oχtsain
  • 19) naintsain
  • 20) tsbȯntsikh
  • 30) draisikh
  • 40) viərttsikh
  • 50) vu̇ftsikh
  • 60) žaχtsikh
  • 70) žimtsikh
  • 80) oχtsikh
  • 90) naintsikh
  • 100) hu̇ndərt
  • 1,000) tau̇žnt
  • one million) uains miliōn

Numbers in Gottscheerish: Gottscheerish numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Gottscheerish is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Gottscheerish you will have to learn a series of rules that we will explain below. If you apply these rules you will soon find that you will be able to count in Gottscheerish with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Gottscheerish is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Gottscheerish. Also, learning how to number in Gottscheerish yourself from these simple rules is very beneficial for your brain, as it forces it to work and stay in shape. Working with numbers and a foreign language like Gottscheerish at the same time is one of the best ways to train our little gray cells, so let's see what rules you need to apply to number in Gottscheerish

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words, namely uains [1] (uian when compound), tsboai [2], drai [3], viər [4], vemf [5] (vemv when compound), žekš [6], žībm [7], oχt [8], and nain [9].
  • Numbers from eleven to nineteen are formed starting with the unit, directly followed with the suffix tsain, a deformation of the word for ten (tsēhŋ), except for eleven, twelve and fifteen, plus some vocalic changes: uaindlof [11], tsbelf [12], draitsain [13], viərttsain [14], vu̇ftsain (or vemftsain) [15], žaχtsain [16], žimtsain [17], oχtsain [18], and naintsain [19].
  • Tens are formed starting with the multiplier digit, with some vocalic changes, directly followed by the suffix sikh, except for ten: tsēhŋ [10], tsbȯntsikh [20], draisikh [30], viərttsikh [40], vu̇ftsikh (or vemftsikh) [50], žaχtsikh [60], žimtsikh [70], oχtsikh [80], and naintsikh [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed starting with the unit, then the word in (and) linked with hyphens, and the ten (e.g.: viər-in-tsbȯntsikh [24], oχt-in-žaχtsikh [68]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by the word for hundred (hu̇ndərt), except for one hundred itself: hu̇ndərt [100], tsboaihu̇ndərt (or tsbianhu̇ndərt) [200], draihu̇ndərt [300], viərhu̇ndərt [400], vemfhu̇ndərt [500], žekšhu̇ndərt [600], žībmhu̇ndərt [700], oχthu̇ndərt [800], and nainhu̇ndərt [900].
  • Compound hundreds are formed linking the hundred and the unit, or the hundred and the ten, with a hyphen (e.g.: hu̇ndərt-drai [103], hu̇ndərt-uaindlof [111]).
  • Thousands are formed starting with the multiplier digit, directly followed by the word for thousand (tau̇žnt), except for one thousand: tau̇žnt [1,000], tsboaitau̇žnt (or tsbaintau̇žnt) [2,000], draitau̇žnt [3,000], viərtau̇žnt [4,000], vemftau̇žnt [5,000], žekštau̇žnt [6,000], žībmtau̇žnt [7,000], oχttau̇žnt [8,000], and naintau̇žnt [9,000].
  • The word for million is miliōn [1 million].
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