Numbers in Micmac

Learn numbers in Micmac

Knowing numbers in Micmac is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Micmac. Learning to count in Micmac 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 Micmac is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Micmac.

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 Micmac?

The Micmac language (Mi’kmaq or Míkmaq) belongs to the algic languages family, and more precisely to the algonquian family. Micmac is spoken by the Mi’kmaq nation in the the states of Maine and Massachusetts, in the United States New England region, and in Atlantic Canada and Quebec Gaspe Peninsula. It counts about 10,000 speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 1,000,000 in Micmac. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Micmac

Here is a list of numbers in Micmac. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Micmac 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 Micmac. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Micmac.

  • 1) ne’wt
  • 2) ta’pu
  • 3) si’st
  • 4) ne’w
  • 5) na’n
  • 6) asukom
  • 7) l’uiknek
  • 8) ukmuljin
  • 9) pesqunatek
  • 10) newtiska’q
  • 11) newtiska’q jel ne’wt
  • 12) newtiska’q jel ta’pu
  • 13) newtiska’q jel si’st
  • 14) newtiska’q jel ne’w
  • 15) newtiska’q jel na’n
  • 16) newtiska’q jel asukom
  • 17) newtiska’q jel l’uiknek
  • 18) newtiska’q jel ukmuljin
  • 19) newtiska’q jel pesqunatek
  • 20) tapuiska’q
  • 30) nesiska’q
  • 40) newiska’q
  • 50) naniska’q
  • 60) asukom te’siska’q
  • 70) l’uiknek te’siska’q
  • 80) ukmuljin te’siska’q
  • 90) pesqunatek te’siska’q
  • 100) kaskimtlnaqn
  • 1,000) pituimtlnaqn
  • ten thousand) pituimtlnaqnepikatun
  • one million) kji-pituimtlnaqn

Numbers in Micmac: Micmac numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Micmac is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Micmac 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 Micmac with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Micmac is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Micmac. Also, learning how to number in Micmac 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 Micmac 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 Micmac

  • Digits from one to nine are specific words: ne’wt [1], ta’pu [2], si’st [3], ne’w [4], na’n [5], asukom [6], l’uiknek [7], ukmuljin [8], and pesqunatek [9].
  • Tens from ten to fifty are formed by suffixing the multiplier unit with -iska’q, and by making the multiplier unit followed with the full word te’siska’q separated with a space the tens from sixty to ninety: newtiska’q [10], tapuiska’q [20], nesiska’q [30], newiska’q [40], naniska’q [50], asukom te’siska’q [60], l’uiknek te’siska’q [70], ukmuljin te’siska’q [80], and pesqunatek te’siska’q [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by stating the ten, then the word jel (and, plus), then the unit digit (e.g.: newtiska’q jel ne’wt [11], asukom te’siska’q jel ukmuljin [68]).
  • Hundreds are formed by stating the multiplier digit before the word for hundred (kaskimtlnaqn), except for one hundred: kaskimtlnaqn [100], ta’pu kaskimtlnaqn [200], si’st kaskimtlnaqn [300], ne’w kaskimtlnaqn [400], na’n kaskimtlnaqn [500], asukom kaskimtlnaqn [600], l’uiknek kaskimtlnaqn [700], ukmuljin kaskimtlnaqn [800], and pesqunatek kaskimtlnaqn [900].
  • Thousands are formed by stating the multiplier digit before the word for thousand (pituimtlnaqn), except for one thousand: pituimtlnaqn [1,000], ta’pu pituimtlnaqn [2,000], si’st pituimtlnaqn [3,000], ne’w pituimtlnaqn [4,000], na’n pituimtlnaqn [5,000], asukom pituimtlnaqn [6,000], l’uiknek pituimtlnaqn [7,000], ukmuljin pituimtlnaqn [8,000], and pesqunatek pituimtlnaqn [9,000]. Ten thousand is a specific word, namely pituimtlnaqnepikatun [10,000].
  • When composing scale numbers, the word te’siska’q is added after the scale number word (e.g.: kaskimtlnaqn te’siska’q jel ne’wt [101], ta’pu kaskimtlnaqn te’siska’q jel asukom te’siska’q [260], pituimtlnaqn te’siska’q jel ne’wt [1,001], pituimtlnaqnepikatun te’siska’q jel ne’wt [10,001]).
  • One million is kji-pituimtlnaqn.
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