Yiddish Numbers

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


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Yiddish Numbers

Learning the Yiddish Numbers displayed below is vital to the language. Yiddish cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity. Here are some examples:

English NumbersYiddish Numbers
numbersנומערן
oneמען
twoצוויי
threeדרייַ
fourפיר
fiveפינף
sixזעקס
sevenזיבן
eightאַכט
nineנייַן
tenצען
elevenעלף
twelveצוועלף
thirteenדרייַצן
fourteenפערצן
fifteenפופצן
sixteenזעכצן
seventeenזיבעצן
eighteenאַכצן
nineteenנייַנצן
twentyצוואַנציק
hundredהונדערט
one thousandאיינער טהאָוסדאַנד
millionמיליאָן

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Yiddish.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Yiddish

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

English NumbersYiddish Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstערשטער
secondצווייט
thirdדריט
fourthפערט
fifthפינפט
sixthזעקסט
seventhזיבעט
eighthאַכט
ninthנייַנט
tenthצענט
eleventhעלפט
twelfthצוועלפט
thirteenth13
fourteenth14
fifteenth15
sixteenth16
seventeenth17
eighteenth18
nineteenth19
twentieth20
onceאַמאָל
twiceצוויי מאָל

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


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