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!

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 Numbers | Yiddish Numbers |
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numbers | נומערן |

one | מען |

two | צוויי |

three | דרייַ |

four | פיר |

five | פינף |

six | זעקס |

seven | זיבן |

eight | אַכט |

nine | נייַן |

ten | צען |

eleven | עלף |

twelve | צוועלף |

thirteen | דרייַצן |

fourteen | פערצן |

fifteen | פופצן |

sixteen | זעכצן |

seventeen | זיבעצן |

eighteen | אַכצן |

nineteen | נייַנצן |

twenty | צוואַנציק |

hundred | הונדערט |

one thousand | איינער טהאָוסדאַנד |

million | מיליאָן |

Notice the structure of the 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 Numbers | Yiddish Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | |

first | ערשטער |

second | צווייט |

third | דריט |

fourth | פערט |

fifth | פינפט |

sixth | זעקסט |

seventh | זיבעט |

eighth | אַכט |

ninth | נייַנט |

tenth | צענט |

eleventh | עלפט |

twelfth | צוועלפט |

thirteenth | 13 |

fourteenth | 14 |

fifteenth | 15 |

sixteenth | 16 |

seventeenth | 17 |

eighteenth | 18 |

nineteenth | 19 |

twentieth | 20 |

once | אַמאָל |

twice | צוויי 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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