Numbers in Tunica

Learn numbers in Tunica

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

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 Tunica?

The Tunica language (Luhchi Yoroni), also known as Tonica or Yuron, is a language isolate, hence it has no genealogical relationship with other languages. It was the language of the Tunica people in the Central and Lower Mississippi Valley in the United States. Extinct in 1948 with the death of its last native speaker, Sesostrie Youchigant, it is being revitalized since 2010 by the Tunica-Biloxi tribe, located in east central Louisiana, and counts about 32 second language speakers.

List of numbers in Tunica

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

  • 1) saxk
  • 2) ī’lī
  • 3) ē’nixku
  • 4) ma’ku
  • 5) si’ku
  • 6) ma’xsaxk
  • 7) ta-i’xku
  • 8) ti’xsixku
  • 9) tū’xkusaxk
  • 10) mī’tcu saxk
  • 11) tă’ya saxk
  • 12) tăy-ī’lī
  • 13) mī’tcusaxk tăyē’nixku
  • 14) mī’tcusaxk tă’yamaku
  • 15) mī’tcusaxk tă’yasiku
  • 16) mī’tcusaxk tăyamaxsak
  • 17) mī’tcusaxk tăyatai’xk
  • 18) mī’tcusaxk tăyatixsik
  • 19) mī’tcusaxk tăyatū’ksaxk
  • 20) mī’tc-īlī
  • 30) mī’tc-ē’nixku
  • 40) mī’tce ma’nku
  • 50) mī’tc si’ku
  • 60) mī’tce ma’xsaxk
  • 70) mī’tce ta’-ixku
  • 80) mī’tce ti’xsixku
  • 90) mī’tce tū’kūsaxk
  • 100) pō’lūn
  • 1,000) pō’lūn tikha’yi

Numbers in Tunica: Tunica numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words: saxk (or saxku) [1], ī’lī [2], ē’nixku [3], ma’ku [4], si’ku [5], ma’xsaxk [6], ta-i’xku [7], ti’xsixku [8], and tū’xkusaxk [9].
  • Tens are formed starting with a form of the word mī’tce, followed by a space and the multiplier digit: mī’tcu saxk [10], mī’tc-īlī [20], mī’tc-ē’nixku [30], mī’tce ma’nku [40], mī’tce ma’nku [50], mī’tce ma’xsaxk [60], mī’tce ta’-ixku (or mī’tce ta’-iku) [70], mī’tce ti’xsixku [80], and mī’tce tū’kūsaxk [90].
  • Eleven and twelve are irregular: tă’ya saxk or mī’tcusată’sa [11], and tăy-ī’lī or mī’tcu saxk tăyī’lī [12].
  • Numbers from thirteen to nineteen are formed starting with the word for ten with no space (mī’tcusaxk), followed by the unit prefixed with a form of tă’ya: mī’tcusaxk tăyē’nixku [13], mī’tcusaxk tă’yamaku [14], mī’tcusaxk tă’yasiku [15], mī’tcusaxk tăyamaxsak [16], mī’tcusaxk tăyatai’xk [17], mī’tcusaxk tăyatixsik [18], and mī’tcusaxk tăyatū’ksaxk [19].
  • Compound numbers above twenty are formed starting with the ten, then the unit prefixed with a form of tă’ya (e.g.: mī’tc-īlī tăyatixsik [28], mī’tc si’ku tăyē’nixku [53], mī’tce tū’kūsaxk tă’yamaku [94]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the word for hundred (pō’lūn), followed by the multiplier digit separated with a space, except for one hundred: pō’lūn [100], pō’lūn ī’lī [200], pō’lūn ē’nixku [300], pō’lūn ma’ku [400], pō’lūn si’ku [500], pō’lūn ma’xsaxk [600], pō’lūn ta-i’xku [700], pō’lūn ti’xsixku [800], and pō’lūn tū’xkusaxk [900].
  • The expression for one thousand is pō’lūn tikha’yi [1,000].
  • Tunica Language Project
  • Numbers in different languages