Kannada Numbers

Kannada Numbers

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

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Kannada Numbers

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

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

English NumbersKannada Numbers
numberssankyegalu/anki
oneondhu
twoyeradu
threemooru
fournaalku
fiveaidhu
sixaaru
sevenyelu
eightentu
nineombathu
tenhatthu
elevenhannondhu
twelvehanneradhu
thirteenhadhimooru
fourteenhadinaalku
fifteenhadinaidhu
sixteenhadhinaaru
seventeenhadhineelu
eighteenhadhinentu
nineteenhatthombatthu
twentyippathu
hundrednooru
one thousandsaavira
millionkotii

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Kannada

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

English NumbersKannada Numbers
Ordinal Numberssankhyagalu
firstprathama
seconddwithiya
thirdthruthiya
fourthchathurthi
fifthpanchami
sixthsashtami
seventhsapthami
eighthashata
ninthnava
tenthdasha
eleventhhadhinonedhaneya
twelfthhadhineradhaneya
thirteenthhadhimooraneya
fourteenthhadhinalkaneya
fifteenthhadhinaidhaneya
sixteenthhadhinaraneya
seventeenthhadhinelaneya
eighteenthhadhinentanehya
nineteenthhathombathaneya
twentiethippathhaneya
onceondu sala
twiceeradu sala

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


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