Hindi Numbers

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

Cardinal and Ordinal
Hindi
Pronunciation
one
एक
[ek] Audio
first
पहला 
[phlaa] Audio
two
दो
[do] Audio
second
दूसरा
[dusraa] Audio
three
तीन
[tin] Audio
third
तीसरा
[tisraa] Audio
four
चार
[kaar] Audio
fourth
चौथा
[kauthaa] Audio
five
पांच
[paank] Audio
fifth
पांचवां
[paankvaan] Audio
six
छह
[chh] Audio
sixth
छठा
[chthaa] Audio
seven
सात
[saat] Audio
seventh
सातवां
[saatvaan] Audio
eight
आठ
[aath] Audio
eighth
आठवां
[aathvaan] Audio
nine
नौ
[nau] Audio
ninth
नौवां
[nauvaan] Audio
ten
दस
[ds] Audio
tenth
दसवां
[dsvaan] Audio
eleven
ग्यारह
[gayaarh] Audio
eleventh
ग्यारहवां
[gayaarhvaan] Audio
twelve
बारह
[baarh] Audio
twelfth
बारहवां
[baarhvaan] Audio
thirteen
तेरह
[terh] Audio
thirteenth
तेरहवां
[terhvaan] Audio
fourteen
चौदह
[kaudh] Audio
once
एक बार
[ek baar] Audio
fifteen
पंद्रह
[pndrh] Audio
twice
दो बार
[do baar] Audio
sixteen
सोलह
[solh] Audio
Monday
सोमवार
[somvaar] Audio
seventeen
सत्रह
[strh] Audio
Tuesday
मंगलवार
[mngalvaar] Audio
eighteen
अठारह
[athaarh] Audio
Wednesday
बुधवार
[budhvaar] Audio
nineteen
उन्नीस
[unnis] Audio
Thursday
बृहस्पतिवार
[brihsptivaar] Audio
twenty
बीस
[bis] Audio
Friday
शुक्रवार
[shukrvaar] Audio
seventy one
इकहतर
[ikhtr] Audio
Saturday
शनिवार
[shnivaar] Audio
one hundred
सौ
[sau] Audio
Sunday
रविवार
[rvivaar] Audio

Numbers Grammar Rules

Hindi 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 Hindi. The examples below use numbers in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Hindi + Pronunciation
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
मेरे पास तीन कुत्ते हैं | Audio
[mere paas tin kutte hain |]
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
मेरी बेटी के पास दो बिल्लियों हैं | Audio
[meri beti ke paas do billiyon hain |]
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
वह सात भाषाओं में बोलती है | Audio
[vh saat bhaasaaon men bolti hai |]
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
मेरे भाई का एक बेटा है | Audio
[mere bhaai kaa ek betaa hai |]
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
यह मेरा दूसरा पाठ है | Audio
[yh meraa dusraa paath hai |]
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
क्या तुमने तीसरी किताब पढ़ी है? Audio
[kyaa tumne tisri kitaab pdhei hai?]

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

cow
cow Audio
गाय [gaaay]
goat
goat Audio
बकरा [bkraa]
donkey
donkey Audio
गधा [gadhaa]
horse
horse Audio
घोड़ा [ghodeaa]
dog
dog Audio
कुत्ता [kuttaa]
cat
cat Audio
बिल्ली [billi]
mouse
mouse Audio
चूहा  [kuhaa]
bird
bird Audio
पंछी [pnchi]

Conversation in Hindi

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
Hindi
Pronunciation
Where are you from?
आप कहाँ से हैं?
[aap khaan se hain?] Audio
I'm from the U.S
मैं अमेरिका से हूँ |
[main amerikaa se hun |] Audio
I'm American
मैं अमेरिकी हूँ |
[main ameriki hun |] Audio
Where do you live?
आप कहाँ रहते (m) / रहती हैं (f)?
[aap khaan rhte (m) / rhti hain (f)?] Audio
I live in the U.S
मैं अमेरिका में रहता हूँ |
[main amerikaa men rhtaa hun |] Audio
What do you do for a living?
आप क्या काम करते हैं?
[aap kyaa kaam krte hain?] Audio
I'm a student
मैं एक छात्र हूँ |
[main ek chaatr hun |] Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Hindi? 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.

Hindi Gender   Hindi Gender

Hindi Phrases   Hindi Phrases



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