Vietnamese Numbers

Vietnamese Numbers

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

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Vietnamese Numbers

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

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

English NumbersVietnamese Numbers
numberssố
onemột
twohai
threeba
fourbốn
fivenăm
sixsáu
sevenbảy
eighttám
ninechín
tenmười
elevenmười một
twelvemười hai
thirteenmười ba
fourteenmười bốn
fifteenmười lăm
sixteenmười sáu
seventeenmười bảy
eighteenmười tám
nineteenmười chín
twentyhai mươi
hundredtrăm
one thousandmột ngàn
milliontriệu

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

List of Ordinal Numbers in Vietnamese

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

English NumbersVietnamese Numbers
Ordinal Numberssố thứ tự
firstđầu tiên
secondthứ hai
thirdthứ ba
fourththứ tư
fifththứ năm
sixththứ sáu
sevenththứ bảy
eighththứ tám
ninththứ chín
tenththứ mười
elevenththứ mười một
twelfththứ mười hai
thirteenththứ mười ba
fourteenththứ mười bốn
fifteenththứ mười lăm
sixteenththứ mười sáu
seventeenththứ (hạng) mười bảy
eighteenththứ (hạng) mười tám
nineteenththứ (hạng) mưới chín
twentieththứ (hạng) hai mươi
oncemột lần
twicehai lần

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


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