Assamese Numbers

Welcome to the sixth Assamese lesson about numbers. This time we will learn about cardinal and ordinal numbers, followed by grammar rules, then animal names, finally a conversation in Assamese to help you practice your daily phrases. Click on the sound icon to hear the words.

Cardinal and Ordinal
Assamese
Pronunciation
one
এক
[Ēka]
first
প্রথম
[Prathama]
two
দুই
[Du'i]
second
দ্বিতীয়
[Dbitīẏa]
three
তিনি
[Tini]
third
তৃতীয়
[Tr̥tīẏa]
four
চাৰি
[Cārai]
fourth
চতুৰ্থ
[Caturtha]
five
পাঁচ
[Pām̐ca]
fifth
পঞ্চম
[Pañcama]
six
ছয়
[Chaẏa]
sixth
ষষ্ঠ
[Ṣaṣṭha]
seven
সাত
[Sāta]
seventh
সপ্তম
[Saptama]
eight
আঠ
[Āṭha]
eighth
অষ্টম
[Aṣṭama]
nine
[Na]
ninth
নৱম
[Narama]
ten
দহ
[Daha]
tenth
দশম
[Daśama]
eleven
এঘাৰ
[Ēghāra]
eleventh
একাদশ
[Ēkādaśa]
twelve
বাৰ
[Bāra]
twelfth
দ্বাদশ
[Dbādaśa]
thirteen
তেৰ
[Tēra]
thirteenth
ত্ৰয়োদশ
[Traẏōdaśa]
fourteen
চৈধ্য
[Caidhya]
once
এবাৰ
[Ēbāra]
fifteen
পোন্ধৰ
[Pōndhara]
twice
দুবাৰ
[Dubāra]
sixteen
ষোল্ল
[Ṣōlla]
Monday
সোমবাৰ
[Sōmabāra]
seventeen
সোতৰ
[Sōtara]
Tuesday
মঙলবাৰ
[Maṅalabāra]
eighteen
ওঠৰ
[Ōṭhara]
Wednesday
বুধবাৰ
[Budhabāra]
nineteen
উনৈশ
[Unaiśa]
Thursday
বৃহস্পতিবাৰ
[Br̥haspatibāra]
twenty
বিশ
[Biśa]
Friday
শুক্ৰবাৰ
[Śukrabāra]
seventy one
এসত্তৰ
[Ēsattara]
Saturday
শনিবাৰ
[Śanibāra]
one hundred
এশ
[Ēśa]
Sunday
ৰবিবাৰ
[Rabibāra]

Numbers Grammar Rules

Assamese cardinal numbers refer to the counting numbers, because they show quantity. For example: I speak two languages. Ordinal numbers on the other hand tell the order of things and their rank: my first language is Assamese. The examples below use numbers in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Assamese + Pronunciation
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
মোৰ তিনিটা কুকুৰ আছে।
[Mōra tiniṭā kukura āchē.]
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
মোৰ ছোৱালীজনীৰ দুটা মেকুৰী আছে।
[Mōra chōraālījanīra duṭā mēkuraī āchē.]
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
তেখেতে সাতটা ভাষা কয়।
[Tēkhētē sātaṭā bhāṣā kaẏa.]
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
মোৰ ভাইটিৰ এটা ল'ৰা আছে।
[Mōra bhā'iṭira ēṭā la'raā āchē.]
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
এইটো মোৰ দ্বিতীয় পাঠ।
[Ē'iṭō mōra dbitīẏa pāṭha.]
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
আপুনি তৃতীয় কিতাপখন পঢ়িছেনে?
[Āpa tīsarē kitapakhana parhichene haiṁ?]

We're not done yet! The following is a list of animals.

cow
cow
গৰু [Garau]
goat
goat
ছাগলী [Chāgalī]
donkey
donkey
গাধ [Gādha]
horse
horse
ঘোঁৰা [Ghōm̐raā]
dog
dog
কুকুৰ [Kukura]
cat
cat
মেকুৰী [Mēkuraī]
mouse
mouse
নিগনি [Nigani]
bird
bird
চৰাই [Caraā'i]

Conversation in Assamese

Now we finally reach the last part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Assamese
Pronunciation
Where are you from?
আপুনি ক'ৰ (পৰা আহিছে) ?
[Āpuni ka'ra (paraā āhichē)?]
I'm from the U.S
মই আমেৰিকাৰ (পৰা আহিছোঁ)।
[Ma'i āmēraikāra (paraā āhichōm̐).]
I'm American
মই আমেৰিকান।
[Ma'i āmēraikāna.]
Where do you live?
আপুনি ক'ত থাকে?
[Āpuni ka'ta thākē?]
I live in the U.S
মই আমেৰিকাত থাকোঁ।
[Ma'i āmēraikāta thākōm̐.]
What do you do for a living?
আপুনি কি কৰে?
[Āpuni ki karaē?]
I'm a student
মই এজন ছাত্ৰ (male) | ছাত্ৰী (female)।
[Ma'i ējana chātra | chātraī.]

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Assamese? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Assamese Gender   Assamese Gender

Assamese Phrases   Assamese Phrases



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