Indian languages * Indian nations * Indian first names

  * Find Native American ancestors in your family tree

Yukpa Counting Worksheet

Like most Cariban languages, Yukpa does not have many number words-- really only two. It is possible to count to high numbers in Yukpa, but only by using long compound words combining the numbers one and two with the words for "and," "another," "hand," and so on. The Yukpa word for "twelve," for example, literally "both hands plus two more." Most Yukpa people today use Spanish numerals to count higher than five.

Yukpa language pronunciation guide

ükúma
kósa
koséra
kosátka
omátka



Back to our Yukpa language page
Back to American Indian Numbers
Back to our Native American links for kids


Indian shelter * Coil baskets * Assiniboine Indian * Bribri * Native American tattoos

Would you like to help support our organization's work with endangered American Indian languages?



Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2015 * Contacts and FAQ page