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

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

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

English Numbers | Khmer Numbers |
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numbers | លេខ |

one | ១ |

two | ២ |

three | ៣ |

four | ៤ |

five | ៥ |

six | ៦ |

seven | ៧ |

eight | ៨ |

nine | ៩ |

ten | ១០ |

eleven | ១១ |

twelve | ១២ |

thirteen | ១៣ |

fourteen | ១៤ |

fifteen | ១៥ |

sixteen | ១៦ |

seventeen | ១៧ |

eighteen | ១៨ |

nineteen | ១៩ |

twenty | ២០ |

hundred | ១០០ |

one thousand | ១០០០ |

million | ១០០០០០០ |

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Khmer.

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

English Numbers | Khmer Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | លេខលំដាប់ថ្នាក់ |

first | ទី១ |

second | ទី២ |

third | ទី៣ |

fourth | ទី៤ |

fifth | ទី៥ |

sixth | ទី៦ |

seventh | ទី៧ |

eighth | ទី៨ |

ninth | ទី៩ |

tenth | ទី១០ |

eleventh | ទី១១ |

twelfth | ទី១២ |

thirteenth | ទី១៣ |

fourteenth | ទី១៤ |

fifteenth | ទី១៥ |

sixteenth | ទី១៦ |

seventeenth | ទី១៧ |

eighteenth | ទី១៨ |

nineteenth | ទី១៩ |

twentieth | ទី២០ |

once | ម្តង |

twice | ពីរដង |

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

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