Marathi Numbers

Marathi Numbers

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

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Marathi Numbers

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

Marathi cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity.

Grammar Tips:

In Marathi numbers from 1 to 20 are unique and therefore need to be memorized individually. Some of the numbers from 21 and upward could be formed using a pattern.

For example:

In English 21 can be formed as 20 + e + 1 which is twenty one.

In Marathi 21 will be 1 + 21 which is Ek + Vis = Ekvis.

However the pattern can differ such as 23 is tevis, 33 is tehetees, 43 is trechalis etc.


Here are some examples:

English NumbersMarathi Numbers
numberssandhya - संढया
oneek - यक
twodaon - दाोन
threetin - तीन
fourchar - चार
fivepanch - पांच
sixsha - सहा
sevensat - सात
eightaath - अाठ
ninenuu - नउु
tendha - दहा
elevenakara - अकरा
twelvebara - बारा
thirteentora - तोरा
fourteenchaaida - चाैदा
fifteenpandhra - पंधरा
sixteensaola - साोळा
seventeensatara - सतरा
eighteenathra - अठरा
nineteenyakaonis - यकाोणीस
twentyvis - वीस
hundredshambhar - शंभर
one thousandek hajar - यक हजार
milliondashalabh - दशलभ

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Marathi

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

English NumbersMarathi Numbers
Ordinal Numberska`mavachak ank - क`मवाचक अंक
firstpahila - पहिला
seconddusara - दुसरा
thirdtisara - तिसरा
fourthchaaitha - चाैथा
fifthpanchwa - पांचवा
sixthsahava - सहावा
seventhsatva - सातवा
eighthaathava - अाठवा
ninthnava - नववा
tenthdahava - दहावा
eleventhakarava - अकरावा
twelfthbarava - बारावा
thirteenthtorava - तोरावा
fourteenthchaaidava - चाैदावा
fifteenthpandharava - पंधरावा
sixteenthsaolava - साोळावा
seventeenthstrava - सतरावा
eighteenthatharava - अठरावा
nineteenthyakaonisava - यकाोणीसावा
twentiethvisava - विसावा
onceekada - यकदा
twicedaonada - दाोनदा

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


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