Samoan Numbers

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!

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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 NumbersSamoan Numbers
numbersNumera
onetasi
twolua
threetolu
fourfa
fivelima
sixono
sevenfitu
eightvalu
nineiva
tensefulu
elevensefulutasi
twelvesefululua
thirteensefulutolu
fourteensefulufa
fifteensefululima
sixteensefuluono
seventeensefulufitu
eighteensefuluvalu
nineteensefuluiva
twentyluasefulu
hundredselau
one thousandtasi le afe
millionmiliona

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 NumbersSamoan Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstmuamua
secondlona lua
thirdlona tolu
fourthlona fa
fifthlona lima
sixthlona ono
seventhlona fitu
eighthlona valu
ninthlona iva
tenthlona sefulu
eleventhlona sefulutasi
twelfthlona sefululua
thirteenthlona sefulutolu
fourteenthlonoa sefulufa
fifteenthlona sefululima
sixteenthlona sefuluono
seventeenthlona sefulufitu
eighteenthlona sefuluvalu
nineteenthlona sefuluiva
twentiethlona luasefulu
oncefa'atasi
twicefa'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.


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