### Samoan Numbers

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

### Samoan Numbers

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

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

English Numbers | Samoan Numbers |
---|---|

numbers | Numera |

one | tasi |

two | lua |

three | tolu |

four | fa |

five | lima |

six | ono |

seven | fitu |

eight | valu |

nine | iva |

ten | sefulu |

eleven | sefulutasi |

twelve | sefululua |

thirteen | sefulutolu |

fourteen | sefulufa |

fifteen | sefululima |

sixteen | sefuluono |

seventeen | sefulufitu |

eighteen | sefuluvalu |

nineteen | sefuluiva |

twenty | luasefulu |

hundred | selau |

one thousand | tasi le afe |

million | miliona |

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Numbers in Samoan has a logical pattern. Locate the Numbers above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Samoan.

### List of Ordinal Numbers in Samoan

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

English Numbers | Samoan Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | |

first | muamua |

second | lona lua |

third | lona tolu |

fourth | lona fa |

fifth | lona lima |

sixth | lona ono |

seventh | lona fitu |

eighth | lona valu |

ninth | lona iva |

tenth | lona sefulu |

eleventh | lona sefulutasi |

twelfth | lona sefululua |

thirteenth | lona sefulutolu |

fourteenth | lonoa sefulufa |

fifteenth | lona sefululima |

sixteenth | lona sefuluono |

seventeenth | lona sefulufitu |

eighteenth | lona sefuluvalu |

nineteenth | lona sefuluiva |

twentieth | lona luasefulu |

once | fa'atasi |

twice | fa'alua |

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