Numbers

Below you will find a list of Lakota cardinal numbers from 1 to 19 and a list of ordinal numbers from 1st to 10th. In each box there are three lines of text. The first line is a conventional spelling of the number; the second line offers a phonetic way of pronouncing the number; and the third line translates the number into Englsh. To hear a number pronounced, simply click on the box.

Cardinal Numbers

Ordinal Numbers

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iwikchemna

ee-week-CHAY-muh-naw

tenth

10th

inapchinyunka

ee-nawp-CHEEN-youn-kaw

ninth

9th

ishaglogan

ee-shaw-GLOW-ghawn

eighth

8th

ishakowin

ee-shaw-KO-ween

seventh

7th

ishakpe

ee-SHOCK-pay

sixth

6th

izaptan

ee-ZAWP-tawn

fifth

5th

4th

itopa

ee-DOH-paw

fourth

iyamni

ee-YAW-muh-nee

third

3rd

inunpa

ee-NOON-paw

second

2nd

tokeya

doh-KAY-yaw

first

1st

wikchemna

week-CHAY-muh-naw

ten

10

shakowin

shaw-KO-ween

seven

7

shakpe

SHOCK-pay

six

6

zaptan

ZAWP-tawn

five

5

topa

DOH-paw

four

4

yamni

YAW-muh-nee

three

3

nunpa

NOON-paw

two

2

wanchi

wawn-CHEE

one

1

ake nunpa

aw-KAY NOON-paw

twelve

12

ake wanji

aw-KAY wawn-ZHEE

eleven

11

napchinyunka

nawp-CHEEN-youn-kaw

nine

9

shaglogan

shaw-GLOW-ghawn

eight

8

ake napchinyunka

aw-KAY nawp-CHEEN-youn-kaw

nineteen

19

ake shaglogan

aw-KAY shaw-GLOW-ghawn

eighteen

18

ake shakowin

aw-KAY shaw-KO-ween

seventeen

17

ake shakpe

aw-KAY SHOCK-pay

sixteen

16

ake zaptan

aw-KAY ZAWP-tawn

fifteen

15

ake topa

aw-KAY DOH-paw

fourteen

14

ake yamni

aw-KAY YAW-muh-nee

thirteen

13