Numbers in Totontepec Mixe

Learn numbers in Totontepec Mixe

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

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 Totontepec Mixe?

Totontepec Mixe (Ayöök), or North Highland Mixe, belongs to the Mixe branch of the Mixe–Zoque language family. It is spoken in the municipalities of Totontepec, Mixistlán (Chichicaxtepec) and Tlahuitoltepec (Yacochi), Oaxaca, Mexico, and counts about 5,500 native speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 999 in Totontepec Mixe. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Totontepec Mixe

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

  • 1) to’c
  • 2) me̲jtsc
  • 3) toojc
  • 4) mactaaxc
  • 5) mugo̲o̲xc
  • 6) tojtu̲c
  • 7) vuxtojtu̲c
  • 8) todojtu̲c
  • 9) taxtojtu̲c
  • 10) majc
  • 11) macto’c
  • 12) macme̲jtsc
  • 13) mactoojc
  • 14) macmajcts
  • 15) macmó̲cx
  • 16) mactojt
  • 17) macvuxtojt
  • 18) mactodojt
  • 19) mactaxtojt
  • 20) ii’px
  • 30) ii’pxmajc
  • 40) vu̲jxtcupx
  • 50) vu̲jxtcupxu̲cmajc
  • 60) toogupx
  • 70) toogupxu̲cmajc
  • 80) majctupx
  • 90) majctupxu̲cmajc
  • 100) mó̲cupx

Numbers in Totontepec Mixe: Totontepec Mixe numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words, namely to’c [1], me̲jtsc [2], toojc [3], mactaaxc [4], mugo̲o̲xc [5] (mó̲cx when compound), tojtu̲c [6], vuxtojtu̲c [7], taxtojtu̲c [8], and taxtojtu̲c [9].
  • Tens are following a vigesimal system (of base 20), alternating between multiples of twenty and multiples of twenty plus ten: majc [10], ii’px [20], ii’pxmajc [30] (20+10), vu̲jxtcupx [40], vu̲jxtcupxu̲cmajc [50] (40+10), toogupx [60], toogupxu̲cmajc [70] (60+10), majctupx [80], and majctupxu̲cmajc [90] (80+10).
  • Numbers from eleven to nineteen are formed starting with a form of the word for ten (mac), directly followed by the unit with no space: macto’c [11], macme̲jtsc [12], mactoojc [13], macmajcts [14], macmó̲cx [15], mactojt [16], macvuxtojt [17], mactodojt [18], and mactaxtojt [19].
  • Compound numbers are formed starting with the ten directly followed with the unit when the ten is a multiple of twenty (e.g.: ii’pxto’c [21], toogupxme̲jtsc [62]), and starting with the ten where the word for ten (majc) is replaced by the number from eleven to nineteen when the ten is not a multiple of ten (e.g.: ii’pxmacmó̲cx [35], majctupxu̲cmactojt [96]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the multiplier digit, followed by the word for hundred (mó̲cupx) separated with a space, except for one hundred: mó̲cupx [100], me̲jtsc mó̲cupx [200], toojc mó̲cupx [300], mactaaxc mó̲cupx [400], mugo̲o̲xc mó̲cupx [500], tojtu̲c mó̲cupx [600], vuxtojtu̲c mó̲cupx [700], taxtojtu̲c mó̲cupx [800], and taxtojtu̲c mó̲cupx [900].
  • Vocabulario Mixe de Totontepec (in Spanish), compiled by Alvin and Louise C. Schoenhals, Summer Institute of Linguistics (1965)
  • Numbers in different languages