If you're trying to learn **Basque Numbers** you will find some useful resources including a course about **Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers**... to help you with your **Basque grammar**. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Basque. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

Learning the **Basque Numbers** is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Basque language. But first we need to know what the role of Numbers is in the structure of the grammar in Basque.

Basque cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity. Here are some examples:

English Numbers | Basque Numbers |
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numbers | zenbakiak |

one | bat |

two | bi |

three | hiru |

four | lau |

five | bost |

six | sei |

seven | zazpi |

eight | zortzi |

nine | bederatzi |

ten | hamar |

eleven | hamaika |

twelve | hamabi |

thirteen | hamahiru |

fourteen | hamalau |

fifteen | hamabost |

sixteen | hamasei |

seventeen | hamazazpi |

eighteen | Hemezortzi |

nineteen | hemeretzi |

twenty | hogei |

hundred | ehun |

one thousand | mila |

million | milioi |

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Basque.

Basque Ordinal numbers tell the order of things in a set: first, second, third, etc. Ordinal numbers do not show quantity. They only show rank or position. Below is a list of the Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers in Basque. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Basque vocabulary.

English Numbers | Basque Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | zenbaki ordinalak |

first | lehen |

second | bigarren |

third | hirugarren |

fourth | laugarren |

fifth | bosgarren |

sixth | seigarren |

seventh | zazpigarren |

eighth | zortzigarren |

ninth | bederatzigarren |

tenth | hamargarren |

eleventh | hamaikagarren |

twelfth | hamabigarren |

thirteenth | hamahirugarren |

fourteenth | hamalaugarren |

fifteenth | hamabosgarren |

sixteenth | hamaseigarren |

seventeenth | hamazazpigarren |

eighteenth | hamazortzigarren |

nineteenth | hemeretzigarren |

twentieth | hogeigarren |

once | behin |

twice | bi aldiz |

Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers have a very important role in Basque. Once you're done with the Euskara Numbers, you might want to check the rest of our Basque lessons here: Learn Basque. Don't forget to **bookmark** this page.

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