Latin Numbers

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

Cardinal and Ordinal
Latin
one
unus Audio
first
primus Audio
two
duo Audio
second
secundus Audio
three
tres Audio
third
tertius Audio
four
quattuor Audio
fourth
quartus Audio
five
quinque Audio
fifth
quintus Audio
six
sex Audio
sixth
sextus Audio
seven
septem Audio
seventh
septimus Audio
eight
octo Audio
eighth
octavus Audio
nine
novem Audio
ninth
nonus Audio
ten
decem Audio
tenth
decimus Audio
eleven
undecim Audio
eleventh
undecimus Audio
twelve
duodecim Audio
twelfth
duodecimus Audio
thirteen
tredecim Audio
thirteenth
tertius decimus Audio
fourteen
quattuordecim Audio
once
semel Audio
fifteen
quindecim Audio
twice
bis Audio
sixteen
sedecim Audio
Monday
lunae dies Audio
seventeen
septemdecim Audio
Tuesday
martis dies Audio
eighteen
duodeviginti Audio
Wednesday
mercuri dies Audio
nineteen
undeviginti Audio
Thursday
iovis dies Audio
twenty
viginti Audio
Friday
veneris dies Audio
seventy one
septuaginta unus Audio
Saturday
saturni dies Audio
one hundred
centum Audio
Sunday
soli dies Audio

Numbers Grammar Rules

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

Grammar + Rules
Latin
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
tres canes habeo Audio
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
filia mea duas feles habet Audio
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
ea septem linguas scit Audio
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
frater meus habet unum filium Audio
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
hoc est documentum meum secundum Audio
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
librum tertium legistine? Audio

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

cow
cow Audio
vacca
goat
goat Audio
capra
donkey
donkey Audio
asellus
horse
horse Audio
equus
dog
dog Audio
canis
cat
cat Audio
feles
mouse
mouse Audio
mus
bird
bird Audio
avis

Conversation in Latin

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
Latin
Where are you from?
unde es tu? Audio
I'm from the U.S
sum ex civitatibus foederatis Audio
I'm American
americanus sum Audio
Where do you live?
ubi habitas? Audio
I live in the U.S
habito in civitatibus foederatis Audio
What do you do for a living?
quod est modus vivendi tuus? Audio
I'm a student
discipulus sum Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Latin? 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.

Latin Gender   Latin Gender

Latin Phrases   Latin Phrases



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