Nominal Categories - Numerals
At least some part of the system involves base-10


Language Feature Status Grammatical Notes Source Created By Etymology Notes General Notes Phylogenetic Code
Cahuilla yes Jane Hill
Cupeño yes Jane Hill
Luiseño no Jane Hill
Serrano yes Jane Hill
Kitanemuk yes Jane Hill
Kawaiisu yes Jane Hill
Timbisha Jane Hill
Western Mono yes Jane Hill
Chemehuevi Jane Hill
Southern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Southern Ute yes Jane Hill
Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Comanche yes Jane Hill
Idaho Shoshone yes Jane Hill
Northern Paiute yes Jane Hill
Gabrielino yes Jane Hill
Achagua no Wilson & Levinsohn 1992 Ana Paula Brandao
Resígaro yes Words for 11-19 are based on "from our foot" or "from the other foot." Allin, 1976: 237 Aimee Lawrence
Bare no Aikhenvald, 1995: 21 Ana Paula Brandao
Piapoco no info Only numbers up to five are described in Galindo (2002). Aimee Lawrence
Yukuna no Shauer & Shauer, 1978: 49-50 Aimee Lawrence
Yavitero no Aimee Lawrence
Wapishana yes Word construction changes with each set of 10. Santos, 2006: 197-201 Ana Paula Brandao, Amanda Meeks
Wayuu yes Captain, 2005 (numerals database) Aimee Lawrence
Tariana no Numerals above ten are based on "two hands plus x." Aikhenvald, 2003: 218 Aimee Lawrence
Apurinã no Facundes, 2000: 359 Aimee Lawrence
Asheninka Apurucayali no Payne 1981; Payne 1982; Payne 1983 Amanda Meeks
Maipure no info Zamponi 2003:31-32, 46 Amanda Meeks
Yanesha' no info Duff-Tripp Daniel Valle
Kinikinau no info Daniel Valle
Baure no Danielsen 2007:158 Daniel Valle
Nanti no Michael, 2008. p. 311-312 Aimee Lawrence
Paresi no info Rowan 1978, Rowan and Burgess 1979, Brandão 2010 Daniel Valle
Palikur yes Green and green 1972:66-7 Daniel Valle
Yine yes Wise 1986:593 Daniel Smith
Añun no Patte 1989 Daniel Smith
Bora no Seifart - 2005 Amanda Meeks
Makiritare no Hall 1988: 303; Escoriaza 1959:13 Melody Ann Ross, Amanda Meeks
Makushi no Carson 1982: 70 Melody Ann Ross
Eñepa no info Payne 2012:145-149 Daniel Smith
Pemon no de Armellada 1999: 66, 67 Shannon Dardis
Guna yes Smith texts Daniel Smith
Naso yes Quesada 2000 Daniel Smith
Ika yes Frank 1990:27 Daniel Valle
Kogi no info Daniel Valle
Cabecar yes Bertoglia 1983:4-5 Daniel Valle
Guaymí yes Alphonse 1956:13 Daniel Valle
Damana yes Daniel Valle
Sikuani no Queixalós 1988 Daniel Smith
Macaguan no info Buenaventura - 1993 Amanda Meeks
Aguaruna no Overall 2007:163 Daniel Valle
Northern Emberá no Aguirre 1999:83 Daniel Valle Chamí
Waorani no info Daniel Valle
Ingá yes Levinson 1974:40 Daniel Valle
Matses no info Daniel Valle
Mapudungun yes Zúñiga 2006, p. 189 Daniel Valle
Páez no Jung:133 Daniel Valle
Quechua Ayacuchano yes Parker 1965:35 Daniel Valle
Tikuna no info Daniel Valle
Urarina yes Olawsky:277-8 Daniel Valle
Waunana no Loewen 1954:97-98 Daniel Valle
Andoke no Landaburu 1979: 137 Kelsey Neely
Puinave no info Mitz Perez, Daniel Valle
Central Aymara yes Huayhua Pari 2001: 212 Shannon Dardis From 5 to 10 the numbers are 5+1, 5+2, etc. After ten, though, they are 10+1, 10+2 and so on. And then 20 is 2x10.
Kakua no Bolaños fieldnotes Katherine Bolaños
Kaingang no info Goncalves 2011:294 Daniel Smith
Minica Witoto no info Minor and Minor 1982 Daniel Smith
Hup no Epps 2008 Pattie Epps
Nadëb/Roçado dialect no Weir 1984 Katherine Bolaños
Dâw no Martins 2004 Katherine Bolaños
Desano no Miller 1999, p. 46 Amanda Novak
Cubeo yes Amanda Novak
Kotiria no Stenzel 2004, p. 190 Amanda Novak
Makuna no Smothermon & Smothermon 1993, p.39 Chris Clack
Koreguaje no Cook & Criswell 1993, p.42-43 Chris Clack
Barasano no Jones & Jones 1991, p.59-60 Chris Clack
Tanimuca no Strom 1992, p.50 Chris Clack The Retuarã numbers one through ten are still widely used.
Siona yes Wheeler - 1970:79; Wheeler - 1987:119 Amanda Meeks
Tukano no West and Welch 2004: 64 Kelsey Neely
Yanomami no Mattei-Muller 2007 Kelsey Neely
Ninam no Migliazza 1972, IDS list Kelsey Neely
Sanumá no Migliazza 1972 Kelsey Neely
Surui no info Daniel Valle
Karitiana yes Everett 2006:315-7 Daniel Valle
Nheengatu no info Cruz 2011:262 Daniel Smith
Paraguayan Guaraní no Ayala 1996:103-4 Daniel Valle
Aché no info Daniel Valle
Kokama yes Vallejos 2010:264 Daniel Smith
Nyangumarta no done 0
Jingulu no info done x
Wambaya no done 0
Bunuba no done 0
Walmajarri no Done-Claire 0
Nyulnyul no done? 0
Warrwa no done 0
Worrorra no ms9.1 done 0
Garrwa no 12 done 0
Gooniyandi no done 0
Warlpiri no LG158-9 done 0
Bardi no done-Claire 0
Yugambeh Y?
Yorta Yorta no 82 done 0
Yir Yoront Done-Dan
Yindjibarndi no done-Dan 0
Yidiny no done-Catherine 0
Yanyuwa no info Done-Austin x
Yandruwandha no Breen dictionary Done-Dan 0
Yan-nhangu not yet
Yalarnnga no info Done-Dan x
Woiwurrung no 96 done-Amalia 0
Wirangu No 70 done 0
Wemba-Wemba no H Dictionary 23 done-Amalia 0
Warumungu No 27 done-Amalia 0
Wangkumara no info done X
Uradhi No 424 Y 0
Paakantyi no Y-Hannah 0
Pitta-Pitta No 238 Done-Amalia 0
Pintupi no info done-Hannah x
Nyungar no d50 done 0
Nhanta no info Done-Hannah x
Ngiyambaa yes 73 Done-Emily 1
Ngayawang No 10 done-Amalia 0
Muruwari no 84, 334 Done-Dan 0
Mayi-Yapi No 198 done 0
Martuthunira no 190 done 0
Marrgany No 371 Done-Amalia 0
Kuuk Thaayorre No 85 Done-Amalia 0
Kuku Yalanji no 65 Done-Jessica 0
Kugu-Nganhcara No 477 done-Amalia 0
Kaurna No 20 wordlist done-Amalia 0
Kalkatungu no 192 Done-Dan 0
Jaru no 52 Done-Amalia 0
Guugu-Yimidhirr No 176 Done-Amalia 0
Gureng Gureng no 38, 65 Done-Amalia 0
Gumbaynggirr no 277 done-Amalia 0
Gugu-Badhun no done-Jessica 0
Yuwaalaraay No 155 0
Dyirbal No 240 done-Amalia 0
Duungidjawu no 40 done 0
Djinang no info Done-Amalia x
Djabugay done
Diyari no done-Hannah 0
Dharawal no info done-Hannah w Dhurga) x
Darkinyung no 130 done 0
Bularnu no info Done-Austin x
Biri no info done-Jessica x
Bidjara-Gungabula no done-Jessica 0
Batyala No 209 Done-Amalia 0
Arabana no 103-4 Done-Dan 0
Alyawarr no 159 done 0
Nyikina no done-Claire 0
Yawuru Y-Claire
Yulparija No 65 Done-Amalia 0
Wathawurrung no done 0
Mathi-Mathi no 73 done-Amalia 0
Hunter River and Lake Macquarie no 151 done-Amalia 0
Thanggati no 40 done 0
Katthang no 72 done-Amalia 0
Panyjima no done 0
Ngarinyeri No 22 done-Amalia 0
Kurrama no info done-Dan x
Yingkarta no info Done-Claire x
Githabul No 33 Done-Amalia 0
Gunya No 371 Done-Amalia 0
Kunjen No info Done- x
WesternTorres no info done x
Wakaya no info done x
Yindjilindji no info done x
Bandjalang yes 200 Done-Amalia 1
Ngaatjatjara No 151 done 0
Arrernte No 81 0
Kokatha no info x
Karajarri No 304 Done-Amalia 0
Pitjantjatjara No G 92 0
Ritharrngu No 246 Done-Amalia 0
Warrgamay No 131 Done-Amalia 0
Warluwarra no info Done-Amalia x
Warnman no info Done-Amalia x
Djapu no 176 0
Bilinarra no info done x
Wiradjuri no 26 done 0
Aghu-Tharnggala No 159 Y2 0
Narungga No info done x
Tharrkari No 18 0
Wajarri No info 36 x
Warungu no 159 0
Adnyamathanha no Y2 0
Yagua no info Payne and Payne 1990 Daniel Smith
Baniwa no Ramirez 2001 Patience Epps