Numbers in Yakut

Learn numbers in Yakut

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

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 Yakut?

Yakut (саха тыла, transliterated as saxa tıla), also known as Yakutian, Sakha, Saqa or Saxa, belongs to the Siberian branch of the Turkic languages family. Co-oficial language alongside Russian in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), located in the easternmost part of Asia, the Yakut language counts about 450,000 speakers.

List of numbers in Yakut

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

  • 1) биир
  • 2) икки
  • 3) үс
  • 4) түөрт
  • 5) биэс
  • 6) алта
  • 7) сэттэ
  • 8) аҕыс
  • 9) тоҕус
  • 10) уон
  • 11) уон биир
  • 12) уон икки
  • 13) уон үс
  • 14) уон түөрт
  • 15) уон биэс
  • 16) уон алта
  • 17) уон сэттэ
  • 18) уон аҕыс
  • 19) уон тоҕус
  • 20) сүүрбэ
  • 30) отут
  • 40) түөрт уон
  • 50) биэс уон
  • 60) алта уон
  • 70) сэттэ уон
  • 80) аҕыс уон
  • 90) тоҕус уон
  • 100) сүүс
  • 1,000) тыһынча
  • one million) мөлүйүөн
  • one billion) мыйыллыйаар
  • one trillion) туруллуйуон

Numbers in Yakut: Yakut numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from zero to nine are specific words, namely нуул [0], биир [1], икки [2], үс [3], түөрт [4], биэс [5], алта [6], сэттэ [7], аҕыс [8], and тоҕус [9].
  • The tens have specific names from ten to thirty, then they are formed by setting the multiplier digit before the word for ten: уон [10], сүүрбэ [20], отут [30], түөрт уон [40], биэс уон [50], алта уон [60], сэттэ уон [70], аҕыс уон [80], and тоҕус уон [90].
  • Compound numbers up to ninety-nine are built by spelling out the ten, then the digit (e.g.: отут икки [32], сэттэ уон биир [71]).
  • Hundreds are formed by stating the multiplier digit, then the word for hundred (сүүс), except for one hundred itself: сүүс [100], икки сүүс [200], үс сүүс [300], түөрт сүүс [400], биэс сүүс [500], алта сүүс [600], сэттэ сүүс [700], аҕыс сүүс [800], and тоҕус сүүс [900].
  • Thousands are formed by stating the multiplier digit, then the word for thousand (тыһынча), except for one thousand itself: тыһынча [1,000], икки тыһынча [2,000], үс тыһынча [3,000], түөрт тыһынча [4,000], биэс тыһынча [5,000], алта тыһынча [6,000], сэттэ тыһынча [7,000], аҕыс тыһынча [8,000], and тоҕус тыһынча [9,000].
  • Yakut language uses the short scale for big numbers, where every new word greater than a million is one thousand times bigger than the previous term. Thus, we get мөлүйүөн (million, or 106), мыйыллыйаар (109, equivalent to the US billion), and туруллуйуон (1012, equivalent to the US trillion).
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