Numbers in Skolt Sami

Learn numbers in Skolt Sami

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

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 Skolt Sami?

Skolt Sami (sääˊmǩiõll, or Nuõrttsää’m) belongs to the Uralic family, in the Finno-Ugric group. It is spoken in Finland (in the village of Sevettijärvi) by about 400 speakers.

List of numbers in Skolt Sami

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

  • 1) õhtt
  • 2) kue’htt
  • 3) koumm
  • 4) nellj
  • 5) viit
  • 6) kutt
  • 7) čiččâm
  • 8) kääu’c
  • 9) ååu’c
  • 10) lååi
  • 11) õtmlo
  • 12) kuâtmlo
  • 13) konmlo
  • 14) nenjmlo
  • 15) vitmlo
  • 16) kutmlo
  • 17) činmlo
  • 18) käcmlo
  • 19) åcmlo
  • 20) kuâhttlo
  • 30) koummlc
  • 40) nelljlo
  • 50) vittlo
  • 60) kuttlo
  • 70) čičmlo
  • 80) kä’hcclo
  • 90) å’hcclo
  • 100) čua’tt
  • 1,000) tohhât
  • one million) õhtt miljon

Numbers in Skolt Sami: Skolt Sami numbering rules

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

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

  • Numbers from zero to ten are specific words: noll [0], õhtt [1], kue’htt (or kuåhht) [2], koumm (or koum, kolmm) [3], nellj [4], viit (or vitt) [5], kutt [6], čiččâm [7], kääu’c [8], ååu’c (or ååhh’c) [9], and lååi (or låå’k) [10].
  • From eleven to nineteen, the numbers are formed by suffixing the unit root with a form of the word for ten (-lo from lååi, ten): õtmlo [11], kuâtmlo [12], konmlo [13], nenjmlo [14], vitmlo [15], kutmlo [16], činmlo [17], käcmlo [18], and åcmlo [19].
  • The tens are formed by suffixing the multiplier digit root with the root of the word for ten (-lo), with the exception of ten itself: lååi [10], kuâhttlo (or kuåtlõk) [20], koummlc [30], nelljlo [40], vittlo [50], kuttlo [60], čičmlo [70], kä’hcclo [80], and å’hcclo [90]. However, another form exists where the word for ten (lååi) suffixes the multiplier root from thirty and above: koumlååi [30], nelljlååi [40], viitlååi [50], kuttlååi [60], čiččâmlååi [70], kää’hhclååi [80], and åå’hhclååi [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by saying the ten, then the digit with no space (e.g.: kuåtlõkkuå’t [22], kuåtlõkčiččâm [27]).
  • Hundreds are formed by setting the multiplier unit before the word for hundred (čua’tt), separated with a space, with the exception of one hundred itself: čua’tt (čue’tt, čue’đ) [100], kue’htt čua’tt [200], koumm čua’tt [300], nellj čua’tt [400], viit čua’tt [500], kutt čua’tt [600], čiččâm čua’tt [700], kääu’c čua’tt [800], and ååu’c čua’tt [900].
  • Thousands are formed by setting the multiplier unit before the word for thousand (tohhât) with no space, with the exception of one thousand itself: dohat (or tohhât) [1,000], kue’httohhât [2,000], koummtohhât [3,000], nelljtohhât [4,000], viittohhât [5,000], kutttohhât [6,000], čiččâmtohhât [7,000], kääu’ctohhât [8,000], and ååu’ctohhât [9,000].
  • Millions are formed by setting the multiplier unit before the word for million (miljon) separated with a space: miljon [1 million], kue’htt miljon [2 million], koumm miljon [3 million], nellj miljon [4 million], viit miljon [5 million]…
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