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Counting in Mohegan-Pequot

Language overview

Forty-two in Mohegan-Pequot Mohegan-Pequot is an indigenous language of the Algonquian linguistic family. Parent of the Mohican, it is considered as extinct, whereas the Mohegan and Pequot tribes are actively revitalizing it in New England.

Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 1,000 in Mohegan-Pequot. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

Mohegan-Pequot numbers list

  • 1 – nuqut
  • 2 – nis
  • 3 – shwi
  • 4 – yáw
  • 5 – nupáw
  • 6 – qutôsk
  • 7 – nisôsk
  • 8 – shwôsk
  • 9 – pásukokun
  • 10 – páyaq
  • 11 – páyaq napni nuqut
  • 12 – páyaq napni nis
  • 13 – páyaq napni shwi
  • 14 – páyaq napni yáw
  • 15 – páyaq napni nupáw
  • 16 – páyaq napni qutôsk
  • 17 – páyaq napni nisôsk
  • 18 – páyaq napni shwôsk
  • 19 – páyaq napni pásukokun
  • 20 – nisuncák
  • 30 – swuncák
  • 40 – yáwuncák
  • 50 – nupáw-cahshuncák
  • 60 – qutôsk-cahshuncák
  • 70 – nisôsk-cahshuncák
  • 80 – shwôsk-cahshuncák
  • 90 – pásukokun-cahshuncák
  • 100 – pásuq
  • 1,000 – mitônak

Mohegan-Pequot numbering rules

Now that you’ve had a gist of the most useful numbers, let’s move to the writing rules for the tens, the compound numbers, and why not the hundreds, the thousands and beyond (if possible).

  • Digits from one to nine are specific words, namely nuqut [1], nis [2], shwi [3], yáw [4], nupáw [5], qutôsk [6], nisôsk [7], shwôsk [8] and pásukokun [9].
  • The tens are based on the root of the digit names suffixed by uncák (meaning how many ten) from twenty to forty, and by the multiplier digit followed by -cahshuncák (also meaning how many ten, based on cáhshi or how many): páyaq [10], nisuncák [20], swuncák [30], yáwuncák [40], nupáw-cahshuncák [50], qutôsk-cahshuncák [60], nisôsk-cahshuncák [70], shwôsk-cahshuncák [80] and pásukokun-cahshuncák [90].
  • Compound numbers are made by linking the ten and the digit with the word napni (e.g.: páyaq napni nuqut [11], nupáw-cahshuncák napni shwi [53]).
  • One hundred is pásuq for counting animates (one hundred for inanimates is pásuqash). The hundreds are formed by putting the multiplier digit before the word for hundred (pásuq) linked with a hyphen, except for one hundred itself: pásuq [100], nis-pásuq [200], shwi-pásuq [300], yáw-pásuq [400], nupáw-pásuq [500], qutôsk-pásuq [600], nisôsk-pásuq [700], shwôsk-pásuq [800], and pásukokun-pásuq [900].
  • One thousand is mitônak for animates and mitônash for inanimates.

Write a number in full in Mohegan-Pequot

Let’s move now to the practice of the numbering rules in Mohegan-Pequot. Will you guess how to write a number in full? Enter a number and try to write it down in your head, or maybe on a piece of paper, before displaying the result.

Books

A Vocabulary of Mohegan-Pequot A Vocabulary of Mohegan-Pequot
by , editors Evolution Pub & Manufacturing (2005)
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Under the Mohegan Sun: A Celebration of Cuisine and Culture Under the Mohegan Sun: A Celebration of Cuisine and Culture
editors Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (2005)
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Algonquian languages

Innu, Malecite-Passamaquoddy, Miami-Illinois, Micmac, Mohegan-Pequot, and Ojibwa.

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