Numbers in Tolowa

Learn numbers in Tolowa

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

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 Tolowa?

The Tolowa language (Taa-Laa-Wa) is a Pacific Coast Athapaskan language from the Na-Dené language family. It was historically spoken along the Del Norte County coast in the far northwestern corner of California. Officially extinct, it is being revitalized since the sixties and taught in the education system.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 100 in Tolowa. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Tolowa

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

  • 1) łla’
  • 2) naaxe
  • 3) taaxe
  • 4) dʉnchi
  • 5) srweela
  • 6) k’weestąąni
  • 7) shch’eet’e
  • 8) laaniisrʉtnaatą
  • 9) łla’dui
  • 10) neesan
  • 11) neesanłla’chaata
  • 12) neesannaaxechaata
  • 13) neesantaaxechaata
  • 14) neesandʉnchichaata
  • 15) neesansrweela’chaata
  • 16) neesank’weestąąni­chaata
  • 17) neesanshch’eete’chaata
  • 18) neesanlaaniisrʉtnaatą­chaata
  • 19) neesanłla’duichaata
  • 20) naatʉnneesan
  • 30) taatʉnneesan
  • 40) dinchtʉnneesan
  • 50) srweela’tʉnneesan
  • 60) k’weestąąnitʉnneesan
  • 70) shch’eet’etʉnneesan
  • 80) laaniisrʉtnaatątʉnneesan
  • 90) łla’duitʉnneesan
  • 100) łla’chʉn

Numbers in Tolowa: Tolowa numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from one to nine are specific words, namely łla’ [1], naaxe [2], taaxe [3], dʉnchi [4], srweela [5], k’weestąąni [6], shch’eet’e [7], laaniisrʉtnaatą [8], and łla’dui [9].
  • Tens are formed by setting the multiplier digit, the word tʉn (times), and the word for ten (neesan), except for ten itself: neesan [10], naatʉnneesan [20], taatʉnneesan [30], dinchtʉnneesan [40], srweela’tʉnneesan [50], k’weestąąnitʉnneesan [60], shch’eet’etʉnneesan [70], laaniisrʉtnaatątʉnneesan [80], and łla’duitʉnneesan [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by saying the ten, the unit name, and then the suffix chaata (e.g.: neesanshch’eete’chaata [17], taatʉnneesannaaxechaata [32]).
  • Hundreds are formed by setting the multiplier digit, the word tʉn (times), and the word for hundred chʉn, except for one hundred itself: łla’chʉn [100], srweela’tʉnłla’chʉn [500] (5*100)…
  • Now you’re speaking Tolowa, by Loren Bommelyn, Ed. Humboldt State University, 1995
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