Hindi Numbers

Hindi Numbers

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

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Hindi Numbers

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

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

English NumbersHindi Numbers
numberssankhya - संख्या
oneek - एक
twodo - दो
threeteen - तीन
fourchar - चार
fivepaanch - पांच
sixchhah - छह
sevensaat - सात
eightaath - आठ
ninenau - नौ
tendas - दस
elevengyarah - ग्यारह
twelvebarah - बारह
thirteenterah - तेरह
fourteenchaudah - चौदह
fifteenpandrah - पंद्रह
sixteensolah - सोलह
seventeensatrah - सत्रह
eighteenatharah - अठारह
nineteenunnees - उन्नीस
twentybees - बीस
hundredsau - सौ
one thousandek hazaar - एक हज़ार
milliondas lakh - दस लाख

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Hindi

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

English NumbersHindi Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstpahla  - पहला 
seconddoosara - दूसरा
thirdteesara - तीसरा
fourthchautha - चौथा
fifthpaanchavaan - पांचवां
sixthchhatha - छठा
seventhsaatavaan - सातवाँ
eighthaathavaan - आठवाँ
ninthnauvan - नौवां
tenthdasavan - दसवां
eleventhgyarahavaan - ग्यारहवाँ
twelfthbarahavaan - बारहवां
thirteenthterahavaan - तेरहवां
fourteenthchaudahavaan - चौदहवां
fifteenthpandrahavaan - पंद्रहवां
sixteenthsolahavaan - सोलहवां
seventeenthsatrahavaan - सत्रहवाँ
eighteenthatharahavaan - अठारहवाँ
nineteenthunnisavaan - उन्नीसवां
twentiethbeesavan - बीसवां
onceek baar - एक बार
twicedo baar - दो बार

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


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