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

Learning the **Latvian Numbers** displayed below is vital to the language. Latvian cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity.

In **Latvian** numbers from 1 to 20 are
unique and therefore need to be memorized individually. Numbers from 21 and
upwards are formed by using the following pattern: for example 21 can be formed by using 20
+ 1 without connecting them and becomes divdesmit viens; 22 = divdesmit divi, 45 = četrdesmit pieci etc.

Here are some examples:

English Numbers | Latvian Numbers |
---|---|

numbers | skaits |

one | viens |

two | divi |

three | trīs |

four | četri |

five | pieci |

six | seši |

seven | septiņi |

eight | astoņi |

nine | deviņi |

ten | desmit |

eleven | vienpadsmit |

twelve | divpadsmit |

thirteen | trīspadsmit |

fourteen | četrpadsmit |

fifteen | piecpadsmit |

sixteen | sešpadsmit |

seventeen | septiņpadsmit |

eighteen | astoņpadsmit |

nineteen | deviņpadsmit |

twenty | divdesmit |

hundred | simts |

one thousand | viens tūkstotis |

million | miljons |

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Latvian.

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

English Numbers | Latvian Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | |

first | pirmais |

second | otrais |

third | trešais |

fourth | ceturtais |

fifth | piektais |

sixth | sestais |

seventh | septītais |

eighth | astotais |

ninth | devītais |

tenth | desmitais |

eleventh | vienpadsmitais |

twelfth | divpadsmitais |

thirteenth | trīspadsmitais |

fourteenth | četrpadsmitais |

fifteenth | piecpadsmitais |

sixteenth | sešpadsmitais |

seventeenth | septiņpadsmitais |

eighteenth | astoņpadsmitais |

nineteenth | deviņpadsmitais |

twentieth | divdesmitais |

once | vienreiz |

twice | divreiz |

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

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