Finnish Numbers

Finnish Numbers

If you're trying to learn Finnish Numbers which is also called Suomi, check our courses about Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers... to help you with your Finnish 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 Finnish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Finnish Numbers

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

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

English NumbersFinnish Numbers
numbersnumerot
oneyksi
twokaksi
threekolme
fourneljä
fiveviisi
sixkuusi
sevenseitsemän
eightkahdeksan
nineyhdeksän
tenkymmenen
elevenyksitoista
twelvekaksitoista
thirteenkolmetoista
fourteenneljätoista
fifteenviisitoista
sixteenkuusitoista
seventeenseitsemäntoista
eighteenkahdeksantoista
nineteenyhdeksäntoista
twentykaksikymmentä
hundredsata
one thousandtuhat
millionmiljoona

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Numbers in Finnish has a logical pattern. Locate the Numbers above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Suomi.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Finnish

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

English NumbersFinnish Numbers
Ordinal Numbersjärjestysluvut
firstensimmäinen
secondtoinen
thirdkolmas
fourthneljäs
fifthviides
sixthkuudes
seventhseitsemäs
eighthkahdeksas
ninthyhdeksäs
tenthkymmenes
eleventhyhdestoista
twelfthkahdestoista
thirteenthkolmastoista
fourteenthneljästoista
fifteenthviidestoista
sixteenthkuudestoista
seventeenthseitsemästoista
eighteenthkahdeksastoista
nineteenthyhdeksästoista
twentiethkahdeskymmenes
oncekerran
twicekahdesti

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


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