Berber Numbers

If you're trying to learn Berber Numbers you will find some useful resources including a course about Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers... to help you with your Berber 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 Berber. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Berber Numbers

Learning the Berber 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 Berber language. But first we need to know what the role of Numbers is in the structure of the grammar in Berber.

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

English NumbersBerber Numbers
numbersnmari - أرقام
oneitjane - واحد
twosanne - اثنان
threetlata - ثلاثة
fourrabaa - أربعة
fivekhamssa - خمسة
sixsatta - ستة
sevensabaa - سبعة
eighttmaniya - ثمانية
ninetasaa - تسعة
tenaashra - عشرة
elevenhdashe - أحد عشر
twelvetnashe - اثنا عشر
thirteentlattashe - ثلاثة عشر
fourteenrbatashe - أربعة عشرة
fifteenkhamstashe - خمسة عشر
sixteensattashe - ست عشرة
seventeensbattashe - سبعة عشر
eighteentamntashe - ثمانية عشر
nineteentasaatashe - تسعة عشر
twentyaashrine - عشرون
hundredmiya - مائة
one thousandalfe - ألف
millionmalioune - مليون

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Berber.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Berber

Berber 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 Berber. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Berber vocabulary.

English NumbersBerber Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstamazwarre - أول
secondoussane - ثان
thirdtalate - ثالث
fourthrabaa - رابع
fifthalkhamasse - خامس
sixthsadasse - سادس
seventhsabae - سابع
eighthtamane - ثامن
ninthtassae - تاسع
tenthalaashare - عاشر
eleventhalhadashe - حادى عشر
twelfthtany aasharre - ثاني عشر
thirteenthtalateasharre - ثالث عشر
fourteenthrabaee aashar - رابع عشر
fifteenthkhamasse aashar - خامس عشر
sixteenthsadasse aasharre - سادس عشر
seventeenthsabae aasharre - سابع عشر
eighteenthtamane aashare - ثامن عشر
nineteenthtassaae aasharre - تاسع عشر
twentiethlishroune - العشرين
oncemarra - مرة
twicemartaine - مرتين

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


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