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!

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.

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 = dwa**naście**. 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 – dwadzieścia**jeden**

53 -
pięćdziesiąt**trzy**

Here are some examples:

English Numbers | Polish Numbers |
---|---|

numbers | liczby |

one | jeden |

two | dwa |

three | trzy |

four | cztery |

five | pięć |

six | sześć |

seven | siedem |

eight | osiem |

nine | dziewięć |

ten | dziesięć |

eleven | jedenaście |

twelve | dwanaście |

thirteen | trzynaście |

fourteen | czternaście |

fifteen | piętnaście |

sixteen | szesnaście |

seventeen | siedemnaście |

eighteen | osiemnaście |

nineteen | dziewiętnaście |

twenty | dwadzieścia |

hundred | sto |

one thousand | tysiąc |

million | milion |

Notice the structure of the 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 Numbers | Polish Numbers |
---|---|

Ordinal Numbers | liczby porządkowe |

first | pierwszy |

second | drugi |

third | trzeci |

fourth | czwarty |

fifth | piąty |

sixth | szósty |

seventh | siódmy |

eighth | ósmy |

ninth | dziewiąty |

tenth | dziesiąty |

eleventh | jedenasty |

twelfth | dwunasty |

thirteenth | trzynasty |

fourteenth | czternasty |

fifteenth | piętnasty |

sixteenth | szesnasty |

seventeenth | siedemnasty |

eighteenth | osiemnasty |

nineteenth | dziewiętnasty |

twentieth | dwudziesty |

once | raz |

twice | dwa razy |

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