Numbers in Mohawk

Learn numbers in Mohawk

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

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 Mohawk?

The Mohawk language (Kanien’keha) is an Iroquoian language spoken by the Mohawk people, living in Canada (southern Ontario and Quebec) and United States (mainly western and northern New York). It counts about 3,500 speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 1,000,000 in Mohawk. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Mohawk

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

  • 1) énska
  • 2) tékeni
  • 3) áhsen
  • 4) kaié:ri
  • 5) wisk
  • 6) ià:ia’k
  • 7) tsá:ta
  • 8) sha’té:kon
  • 9) tióhton
  • 10) oié:ri
  • 11) énska iawén:re
  • 12) tékeni iawén:re
  • 13) áhsen iawén:re
  • 14) kaié:ri iawén:re
  • 15) wisk iawén:re
  • 16) ià:ia’k iawén:re
  • 17) tsá:ta iawén:re
  • 18) sha’té:kon iawén:re
  • 19) tióhton iawén:re
  • 20) tewáhsen
  • 30) áhsen niwáhsen
  • 40) kaié:ri niwáhsen
  • 50) wisk niwáhsen
  • 60) iá:ia’k niwáhsen
  • 70) tsá:ta niwáhsen
  • 80) sha’té:kon niwáhsen
  • 90) tióhton niwáhsen
  • 100) énska tewen’niáwe
  • 1,000) oié:ri tewen’niáwe
  • one million) énska million

Numbers in Mohawk: Mohawk numbering rules

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

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

  • Numbers from one to nine are specific words, namely énska [1], tékeni [2], áhsen [3], kaié:ri [4], wisk [5], ià:ia’k [6], tsá:ta [7], sha’té:kon [8], and tióhton [9].
  • Tens are formed by putting the multiplier digit before the word for tens (niwáhsen), except for ten itself and for twenty (for which it is contracted): oié:ri [10], tewáhsen [20], áhsen niwáhsen [30], kaié:ri niwáhsen [40], wisk niwáhsen [50], iá:ia’k niwáhsen [60], tsá:ta niwáhsen [70], sha’té:kon niwáhsen [80], and tióhton niwáhsen [90].
  • The teens are formed by putting the word iawén:re after the unit name (e.g.: énska iawén:re [11], kaié:ri iawén:re [14]). In the other compound numerals, the ten is put first, then the digit (e.g.: tewáhsen wisk [25], wisk niwáhsen sha’té:kon [58]).
  • Hundreds are formed by saying the multiplier unit, then the word for hundred (tewen’niáwe): énska tewen’niáwe [100], tékeni tewen’niáwe [200], áhsen tewen’niáwe [300], kaié:ri tewen’niáwe [400], wisk tewen’niáwe [500], ià:ia’k tewen’niáwe [600], tsá:ta tewen’niáwe [700], sha’té:kon tewen’niáwe [800], and tióhton tewen’niáwe [900].
  • Thousands are formed like tens of hundreds, i.e. by saying the multiplier ten, then the word for thousand (tewen’niáwe): oié:ri tewen’niáwe [1,000], tewáhsen tewen’niáwe [2,000], áhsen niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [3,000], kaié:ri niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [4,000], wisk niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [5,000], iá:ia’k niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [6,000], tsá:ta niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [7,000], sha’té:kon niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [8,000], and tióhton niwáhsen tewen’niáwe [9,000].
  • In compound numerals, the hundred and the unit, and the thousand and the unit are linked together by the word tánon, meaning and (e.g.: énska tewen’niáwe tánon énska [101], oié:ri tewen’niáwe tánon énska [1,001]).
  • The word for million is million.
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