Turkish Numbers

Turkish Numbers

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

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Turkish Numbers

Learning the Turkish Numbers is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Turkish language. But first we need to know what the role of Numbers is in the structure of the grammar in Turkish.

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

Grammar Tips:

In Turkish numbers are as follows:

1: bir                = one                           11: on bir         = eleven

2: iki                 = two                           12: on iki          = twelve

3:üç                 = three                         13: on üç         = thirteen

4: dört              = four                         

5: beş              = five                           In Turkish we always say the tens digit first, then the ones

6: altı                = six                            digit.

7: yedi             =seven

8: sekiz            = eight

9: dokuz          = nine

10: on              =ten

20: yirmi  30: otuz  40: kırk  50: elli  60: atmış  70: yetmiş  80: seksen  90:doksan  100: yüz

Some examples:  28: yirmi sekiz  ( tens digit first; ones digit second. )

                             31: otuz bir

                            45: kırk beş

                            57: elli yedi


Here are some examples:

English NumbersTurkish Numbers
numbersnumaralar
onebir
twoiki
threeüç
fourdört
fivebeş
sixaltı
sevenyedi
eightsekiz
ninedokuz
tenon
elevenon bir
twelveoniki
thirteenon üç
fourteenon dört
fifteenonbeş
sixteenon altı
seventeenon yedi
eighteenonsekiz
nineteenon dokuz
twentyyirmi
hundredyüz
one thousandbin
millionmilyon

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Turkish

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

English NumbersTurkish Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstbirinci, ilk
secondikinci
thirdüçüncü
fourthdördüncü
fifthbeşinci
sixthaltıncı
seventhyedinci
eighthsekizinci
ninthdokuzuncu
tenthonuncu
eleventhon birinci
twelfthon ikinci
thirteenthon üçüncü
fourteenthon dördüncü
fifteenthon beşinci
sixteenthon altıncı
seventeenthon yedinci
eighteenthon sekizinci
nineteenthon dokuzuncu
twentiethyirminci
oncebir kere
twiceiki kere

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


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