Numbers in Timbisha

Learn numbers in Timbisha

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

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 Timbisha?

Timbisha (Nümünangkawih, or Panamint) is a Native American language belonging to the Uto-Aztecan language family, and more specifically to the Numic branch. It was spoken by the Native Americans who have inhabited the region in and around Death Valley, California and the southern Owens Valley since late prehistoric times. Nearly extinct, it counts less than twenty speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 999 in Timbisha. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Timbisha

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

  • 1) sümüttün
  • 2) wahattün
  • 3) pahittün
  • 4) wattsüwitün
  • 5) manikitün
  • 6) naapaitün
  • 7) taattsüwitün
  • 8) woosüwitün
  • 9) wanikkitün
  • 10) süümootün
  • 11) süümooyüntü sümüttüm ma to’engkünna
  • 12) süümooyüntü wahattüm ma to’engkünna
  • 13) süümooyüntü pahittüm ma to’engkünna
  • 14) süümooyüntü wattsüwitüm ma to’engkünna
  • 15) süümooyüntü manikitüm ma to’engkünna
  • 16) süümooyüntü naapaitüm ma to’engkünna
  • 17) süümooyüntü taattsüwitüm ma to’engkünna
  • 18) süümooyüntü woosüwitüm ma to’engkünna
  • 19) süümooyüntü wanikkitüm ma to’engkünna
  • 20) wahamoono
  • 30) pahimoono
  • 40) watsümoono
  • 50) manikimoono
  • 60) naapaimoono
  • 70) taattsüwimoono
  • 80) woosüwimoono
  • 90) wanikkimoono
  • 100) sümüseentu naatu

Numbers in Timbisha: Timbisha numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from one to nine are specific words: sümüttün [1], waha(ttün) [2], pahi(ttün) [3], wattsüwi(tün) [4], maniki(tün) [5], naapai(tün) [6], taattsüwi(tün) [7], woosüwi(tün) [8], and wanikki(tün)/wanükki(tün) [9].
  • Tens are formed by suffixing the root of the multiplier digit with -moono: süümootün/süümoono/süümooyüntün [10], wahamoono [20], pahimoono [30], watsümoono [40], manikimoono [50], naapaimoono [60], taattsüwimoono [70], woosüwimoono [80], and wanikkimoono [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by starting with the ten suffixed with -yüntü (optional for numbers between eleven and nineteen), then then unit it its object form, followed with the word ma (with) and to’engkünna (come out with/for): (süümooyüntü) wahattüm ma to’engkünna [12], pahimooyüntü sümüttüm ma to’engkünna [31].
  • Hundreds are formed by suffixing the root of the multiplier digit with -seentu, followed with the verb naatu (to be): sümüseentu naatu [100], wahaseentu naatu [200], pahiseentu naatu [300], wattsüwiseentu naatu [400], manikiseentu naatu [500], naapaiseentu naatu [600], taattsüwiseentu naatu [700], woosüwiseentu naatu [800], and wanikkiseentu naatu [900].
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