Khmer Numbers

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


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Khmer Numbers

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

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

English NumbersKhmer Numbers
numbers
លេខ
one
two
three
four
five
six
seven
eight
nine
ten
១០
eleven
១១
twelve
១២
thirteen
១៣
fourteen
១៤
fifteen
១៥
sixteen
១៦
seventeen
១៧
eighteen
១៨
nineteen
១៩
twenty
២០
hundred
១០០
one thousand
១០០០
million
១០០០០០០

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Khmer.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Khmer

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

English NumbersKhmer Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
លេខលំដាប់ថ្នាក់
first
ទី១
second
ទី២
third
ទី៣
fourth
ទី៤
fifth
ទី៥
sixth
ទី៦
seventh
ទី៧
eighth
ទី៨
ninth
ទី៩
tenth
ទី១០
eleventh
ទី១១
twelfth
ទី១២
thirteenth
ទី១៣
fourteenth
ទី១៤
fifteenth
ទី១៥
sixteenth
ទី១៦
seventeenth
ទី១៧
eighteenth
ទី១៨
nineteenth
ទី១៩
twentieth
ទី២០
once
ម្តង
twice
ពីរដង

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


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