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!


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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 NumbersOromo Numbers
numberslakkoobsa
onetokko
twolama
threesadii
fourafur
fiveshan
sixjaa'a
seventorba
eightsaddeet
ninesagal
tenkudhan
elevenkudhatokko
twelvekudhalama
thirteenkudhasadii
fourteenkudhafur
fifteenkudhashan
sixteenkudhajaa'a
seventeenkudhatorba
eighteenkudhasaddeet
nineteenkudhasagal
twentydigdama
hundreddhibba
one thousandkuma
millionmilliyoonii / 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 NumbersOromo Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firsttokkoffaa
secondlammaffaa
thirdsadaffaa
fourtharfaffaa
fifthshanaffaa
sixthjaa'affaa
seventhtorbaffaa
eighthsaddeetaffaa
ninthsaglaffaa
tenthkurnaffaa
eleventhkudhatokkoffaa
twelfthkudhalammaffaa
thirteenthkudhasadaffaa
fourteenthkudharfaffaa
fifteenthkudhashanaffaa
sixteenthkudhajaa'affaa
seventeenthkudhatorbaffaa
eighteenthkudhasaddeetaffaa
nineteenthkudhasaglaffaa
twentiethdigdamaffaa
onceal-tokko
twiceal-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.


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