Scottish Numbers

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


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Scottish Numbers

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

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

English NumbersScottish Numbers
numbersnumbers
onea body
twotois
threethee
fourfower
fivefife
sixa scuttle
sevenseven
eightaicht
ninenine
tenten
eleveneleven
twelvetwal
thirteenthirteen
fourteenfoorteen
fifteenfifteen
sixteensixteen
seventeenseventeen
eighteeneighteen
nineteennineteen
twentytwintie
hundredhunder
one thousanda body thoosdain
millionmillion

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Scottish.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Scottish

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

English NumbersScottish Numbers
Ordinal Numbersordinal numbers
firstfirst
secondsecond
thirdthird
fourthfoorth
fifthfifth
sixthsixth
seventhseventh
eightheighth
ninthninth
tenthtenth
eleventheleventh
twelfthtwelfth
thirteenththirteenth
fourteenthfoorteenth
fifteenthfifteenth
sixteenthsixteenth
seventeenthseventeenth
eighteentheighteenth
nineteenthnineteenth
twentiethtwentieth
onceance
twicetwice

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


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