Javanese Numbers

Javanese Numbers

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

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Javanese Numbers

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

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

English NumbersJavanese Numbers
numbersangka
onesiji
twoloro
threetelu
fourpapat
fivelima
sixenem
sevenpitu
eightwolu
ninesanga
tensepuluh
elevensewelas
twelverolas
thirteentelulas
fourteenpatbelas
fifteenlimalas
sixteennembelas
seventeenpitulas
eighteenwolulas
nineteensangalas
twentyrongpuluh
hundredsatus
one thousandsewu
millionsak juta

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Javanese

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

English NumbersJavanese Numbers
Ordinal Numbersnomer urutan
firstpertama
secondnomer loro
thirdnomer telu
fourthnomer papat
fifthnomer lima
sixthnomer nem
seventhnomer pitu
eighthnomer wolu
ninthnomer sanga
tenthnomer sepuluh
eleventhnomer sewelas
twelfthnomer rolas
thirteenthnomer telulas
fourteenthnomer patbelas
fifteenthnomer limalas
sixteenthnomer nembelas
seventeenthnomer pitulas
eighteenthnomer wolulas
nineteenthnomer sangalas
twentiethnomer rong puluh
onceping pisan
twiceping pindo

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


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