Teens and up

 

The word jel basically means 'plus': so in Mi'gmaq, 'eleven' is really 'ten+one', 'twelve' is 'ten+two', and so on. It's the same again for 'twenty-one' and so on.

Vocabulary Section 1
 

Newtisga'q

Ten

 
 

newtisga'q jel newt

eleven

 
 

newtisga'q jel ta'pu

twelve

 
 

newtisga'q jel si'st

thirteen

 
 

newtisga'q jel ne'w

fourteen

 
 

newtisga'q jel na'n

fifteen

 
 

newtisga'q jel asugom

sixteen

 
 

newtisga'q jel lluigneg

seventeen

 
 

newtisga'q jel ugumuljin

eighteen

 
 

newtisga'q jel pesgunateg

nineteen

 
 

Tapuisga'q

Twenty

 
 

tapuisga'q jel newt

twenty-one

 
 

tapuisga'q jel tapu

twenty-one

 
 

tapuisga'q jel si'st

twenty-three

 
 

tapuisga'q jel ne'w

twenty-four

 
 

tapuisga'q jel na'n.

twenty-five

 
 

tapuisga'q jel asugom

twenty-six

 
 

tapuisga'q jel lluigneg

twenty-seven

 
 

tapuisga'q jel ugumuljin

twenty-eight

 
 

tapuisga'q jel pesgunateg

twenty-nine

 
 

Ne'sisga'q

Thirty