Pashto Numbers

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


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Pashto Numbers

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

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

English NumbersPashto Numbers
numbersshemar (hesab) - شمیر (حساب)
oneyew - يو
twodewh - دوه
threeder - درې
fourcelwer - څلور
fivepenzh - پنځه
sixshepẓ̌ - شپږ
sevenawewh - اووه
eightath - اته
ninenhh - نهه
tenles - لس
elevenyewwels - يوولس
twelvedewles - دولس
thirteendaar les - دیار لس
fourteencewar les - څوار لس
fifteenpenzh les - پنځه لس
sixteenshepaṛs - شپاړس
seventeenawewh les - اووه لس
eighteenat les - ات لس
nineteennewles - نولس
twentyshel - شل
hundredsel - سل
one thousandzer - زر
millionmalawen - میلیون

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Pashto.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Pashto

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

English NumbersPashto Numbers
Ordinal Numbersasem meshetq zeyat shemer - اسم مشتق زيات شمېر
firstlewmṛa - لومړی
seconddewhem - دوهم
thirdderam - دریم
fourthcelwerm - څلورم
fifthpenzem - پنځم
sixthshepẓ̌m - شپږم
seventhawewm - اووم
eighthatem - اتم
ninthnhem - نهم
tenthlesm - لسم
eleventhew lesm - ېو لسم
twelfthdewh lesm - دوه لسم
thirteenthdeyar lesm - ديار لسم
fourteenthcewar lesm - څوار لسم
fifteenthpenzh lesm - پنځه لسم
sixteenthshepaṛsem - شپاړسم
seventeenthawewh lesm - اووه لسم
eighteenthath lesm - اته لسم
nineteenthnewlesm - نولسم
twentiethshelm - شلم
onceyew zel - يو ځل
twicedewh zelh - دوه ځله

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


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