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Lesson 2 - Numbers

 

Gaawiin gegoo - Zero
Bezhig - One
Niizh - Two
Niswi - Three
Niiwin - Four
Naanan - Five
Ningodwaaswi - Six
Niizhwaaswi - Seven
Nishwaaswi - Eight
Zhaangaswi - Nine
Midaaswi - Ten
Midaaswi ashi bezhig - Eleven
Niishtana - Twenty
Nisimidana - Thirty
Nimidana - Forty
Naanimidana - Fifty
Ningodwaasimidana - Sixty
Niizhwaasimidana - Seventy
Nishwaasimidana - Eighty
Zhaangasimidana - Ninety
Ngodwaak - One Hundred
 
 

New Words:

gaawiin-gegoo - zero, nothing (gaawiin - no; gegoo - something)
ashi - plus in counting.
 
 

Note.

With ashi all compound numbers are formed, e.g.:
midaaswi shi niiwin - 14,
niishtana shi niizhwaaswi - 27, etc.

 

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