Polish Numbers

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


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Polish Numbers

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

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

Grammar Tips:

In Polish numbers from 1 to 11 are unique and therefore need to be memorized individually. Numbers from 12 and upwards are formed by using the following pattern: for example 12 can be formed by using 2 + naście while connecting them. 12 = dwanaście. In another way are formed the number above 19. The forms of any basic numbers (like 20, 30, 90) are unique and depends on the number:

20 – dwa + dzieścia

30 – trzy + dzieści

50 – pięć + dziesiąt

The forms between are formed in the following way:

21 – dwadzieściajeden

53 - pięćdziesiąttrzy


Here are some examples:

English NumbersPolish Numbers
numbersliczby
onejeden
twodwa
threetrzy
fourcztery
fivepięć
sixsześć
sevensiedem
eightosiem
ninedziewięć
tendziesięć
elevenjedenaście
twelvedwanaście
thirteentrzynaście
fourteenczternaście
fifteenpiętnaście
sixteenszesnaście
seventeensiedemnaście
eighteenosiemnaście
nineteendziewiętnaście
twentydwadzieścia
hundredsto
one thousandtysiąc
millionmilion

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Polish.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Polish

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

English NumbersPolish Numbers
Ordinal Numbersliczby porządkowe
firstpierwszy
seconddrugi
thirdtrzeci
fourthczwarty
fifthpiąty
sixthszósty
seventhsiódmy
eighthósmy
ninthdziewiąty
tenthdziesiąty
eleventhjedenasty
twelfthdwunasty
thirteenthtrzynasty
fourteenthczternasty
fifteenthpiętnasty
sixteenthszesnasty
seventeenthsiedemnasty
eighteenthosiemnasty
nineteenthdziewiętnasty
twentiethdwudziesty
onceraz
twicedwa razy

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


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