Indonesian Numbers

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

Cardinal and Ordinal
Indonesian
one
satu Audio
first
pertama Audio
two
dua Audio
second
kedua Audio
three
tiga Audio
third
ketiga Audio
four
empat Audio
fourth
keempat Audio
five
lima Audio
fifth
kelima Audio
six
enam Audio
sixth
keenam Audio
seven
tujuh Audio
seventh
ketujuh Audio
eight
delapan Audio
eighth
kedelapan Audio
nine
sembilan Audio
ninth
kesembilan Audio
ten
sepuluh Audio
tenth
kesepuluh Audio
eleven
sebelas Audio
eleventh
kesebelas Audio
twelve
duabelas Audio
twelfth
keduabelas Audio
thirteen
tigabelas Audio
thirteenth
ketigabelas Audio
fourteen
empatbelas Audio
once
sekali Audio
fifteen
limabelas Audio
twice
dua kali Audio
sixteen
enambelas Audio
Monday
senin Audio
seventeen
tujuhbelas Audio
Tuesday
selasa Audio
eighteen
delapan belas Audio
Wednesday
rabu Audio
nineteen
sembilanbelas Audio
Thursday
kamis Audio
twenty
duapuluh Audio
Friday
jumat Audio
seventy one
tujuh puluh satu Audio
Saturday
sabtu Audio
one hundred
seratus Audio
Sunday
minggu Audio

Numbers Grammar Rules

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

Grammar + Rules
Indonesian
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
saya memiliki tiga anjing Audio
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
putri saya memiliki dua kucing Audio
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
dia berbicara tujuh bahasa Audio
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
saudara saya memiliki satu anak laki laki Audio
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
ini adalah pelajaran kedua saya Audio
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
apakah anda membaca buku ketiga? Audio

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

cow
cow Audio
sapi
goat
goat Audio
kambing
donkey
donkey Audio
keledai
horse
horse Audio
kuda
dog
dog Audio
anjing
cat
cat Audio
kucing
mouse
mouse Audio
tikus
bird
bird Audio
burung

Conversation in Indonesian

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
Indonesian
Where are you from?
dari mana asal anda? Audio
I'm from the U.S
saya dari u.s Audio
I'm American
aku orang amerika Audio
Where do you live?
anda tinggal di mana? Audio
I live in the U.S
saya tinggal di u.s Audio
What do you do for a living?
apakah pekerjaan anda? Audio
I'm a student
saya seorang mahasiswa Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Indonesian? 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.

Indonesian Gender   Indonesian Gender

Indonesian Phrases   Indonesian Phrases



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