Hebrew Numbers

Hebrew Numbers

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

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Hebrew Numbers

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

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

English NumbersHebrew Numbers
numbersmesefereym - מספרים
oneaẖet - אחת
twosheteym - שתים
threeshelosh - שלוש
fourareve' - ארבע
fiveẖemesh - חמש
sixshesh - שש
sevensheve' - שבע
eightshemoneh - שמונה
nineteshe' - תשע
ten'esher - עשר
elevenaẖet 'eshereh - אחת עשרה
twelvesheteym 'eshereh - שתים עשרה
thirteenshelesh 'eshereh - שלש עשרה
fourteenareve' 'eshereh - ארבע עשרה
fifteenẖemesh 'eshereh - חמש עשרה
sixteenshesh 'eshereh - שש עשרה
seventeensheve' 'eshereh - שבע עשרה
eighteenshemoneh 'eshereh - שמונה עשרה
nineteenteshe' 'eshereh - תשע עשרה
twenty'eshereym - עשרים
hundredmeah - מאה
one thousandalef - אלף
millionmeyleyon - מיליון

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Hebrew

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

English NumbersHebrew Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstreashon - ראשון
secondsheney - שני
thirdsheleyshey - שלישי
fourthrevey'ey - רביעי
fifthẖemeyshey - חמישי
sixthsheysheyt - שישית
seventhshevey'eyt - שביעית
eighthshemeyneyt - שמינית
ninthteshey'eyt - תשיעית
tenth'esheyrey - עשירי
eleventhaẖeḏ 'esher - אחד עשר
twelfthsheneym 'esher - שנים עשר
thirteenthshelosh 'esher - שלוש עשר
fourteenthareve'eh 'esher - ארבעה עשר
fifteenthẖemeysheh 'esher - חמישה עשר
sixteenthsheysheh 'esher - שישה עשר
seventeenthsheve'eh 'esher - שבעה עשר
eighteenthshemoneh 'esher - שמונה עשר
nineteenthteshe' 'esher - תשע עשר
twentieth'eshereym - עשרים
oncefe'em - פעם
twicefe'emeym - פעמים

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


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