Urdu Numbers

Posted on 23. Sep, 2012 by in Uncategorized

Urdu Numbers

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

Urdu cardinal number convey the “how many” they’re also known as “counting numbers,” because they show quantity. Here are some examples:

English Numbers

Urdu Numbers

numbers a’edad – اعداد
one ayk – ایک
two deo – دو
three teyn – تین
four char – چار
five panech – پانچ
six cheh – چھ
seven sat – سات
eight aṭeh – آٹھ
nine neo – نو
ten des – دس
eleven gueyareh – گیارہ
twelve bareh – بارہ
thirteen teyreh – تیرہ
fourteen cheodeh – چودہ
fifteen penedereh – پندرہ
sixteen seola – سولا
seventeen setereh – سترہ
eighteen aṭehareh – اٹھارہ
nineteen aneys – انیس
twenty beys – بیس
hundred so – سو
one thousand ayk hezar – ایک ہزار
million des lakeh – دس لاکھ

 

List of Ordinal Numbers in Urdu

Urdu 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 Urdu.

English Numbers

Urdu Numbers

Ordinal Numbers ‘eded tereteybey henedesai – عدد ترتیبی ہندسے
first pehela – پہلا
second deosera – دوسرا
third teysera – تیسرا
fourth cheoteha – چوتھا
fifth panecheoan – پانچواں
sixth cheheṭa – چھٹا
seventh sateoan – ساتواں
eighth aṭeheoan – آٹھواں
ninth neoan – نواں
tenth daswaan – دسواں
eleventh gueyareheoan – گیارہواں
twelfth bareheoan – بارہواں
thirteenth teyreheoan – تیرھواں
fourteenth cheodeheoyn – چودھویں
fifteenth penedereheoan – پندرھواں
sixteenth seoleheoan – سولہواں
seventeenth setereheoan – سترھواں
eighteenth aṭehareoan – اٹھارواں
nineteenth aneyseoan – انیسواں
twentieth beyseoan – بیسواں
once ayk defe’eh – ایک دفعہ
twice deo defe’eh – دو دفعہ

 

About Nauman

I was born and raised in Pakistan and moved to the USA in 2004. I love writing about the Urdu language highlighting the peculiarities about the Pakistani culture and traditions.

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