### Oromo Numbers

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

### Oromo Numbers

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

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

English Numbers | Oromo Numbers |
---|---|

numbers | lakkoobsa |

one | tokko |

two | lama |

three | sadii |

four | afur |

five | shan |

six | jaa'a |

seven | torba |

eight | saddeet |

nine | sagal |

ten | kudhan |

eleven | kudhatokko |

twelve | kudhalama |

thirteen | kudhasadii |

fourteen | kudhafur |

fifteen | kudhashan |

sixteen | kudhajaa'a |

seventeen | kudhatorba |

eighteen | kudhasaddeet |

nineteen | kudhasagal |

twenty | digdama |

hundred | dhibba |

one thousand | kuma |

million | milliyoonii / kontomadhibba |

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Oromo.

### List of Ordinal Numbers in Oromo

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

English Numbers | Oromo Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | |

first | tokkoffaa |

second | lammaffaa |

third | sadaffaa |

fourth | arfaffaa |

fifth | shanaffaa |

sixth | jaa'affaa |

seventh | torbaffaa |

eighth | saddeetaffaa |

ninth | saglaffaa |

tenth | kurnaffaa |

eleventh | kudhatokkoffaa |

twelfth | kudhalammaffaa |

thirteenth | kudhasadaffaa |

fourteenth | kudharfaffaa |

fifteenth | kudhashanaffaa |

sixteenth | kudhajaa'affaa |

seventeenth | kudhatorbaffaa |

eighteenth | kudhasaddeetaffaa |

nineteenth | kudhasaglaffaa |

twentieth | digdamaffaa |

once | al-tokko |

twice | al-lama |

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