Marathi Numbers

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

Cardinal and Ordinal
Marathi
Pronunciation
one
एक
[ek] Audio
first
पहिला
[pahilaa] Audio
two
दोन
[don] Audio
second
दुसरा
[dusraa] Audio
three
तीन
[tin] Audio
third
तिसरा
[tisraa] Audio
four
चार
[chaar] Audio
fourth
चौथा
[chauthaa] Audio
five
पांच
[paanch] Audio
fifth
पांचवा
[paanchvaa] Audio
six
सहा
[sahaa] Audio
sixth
सहावा
[sahaavaa] Audio
seven
सात
[saat] Audio
seventh
सातवा
[saatvaa] Audio
eight
आठ
[aaTh] Audio
eighth
आठवा
[aaThvaa] Audio
nine
नऊ
[naoo] Audio
ninth
नववा
[navavaa] Audio
ten
दहा
[dahaa] Audio
tenth
दहावा
[dahaavaa] Audio
eleven
अकरा
[akraa] Audio
eleventh
अकरावा
[akraavaa] Audio
twelve
बारा
[baaraa] Audio
twelfth
बारावा
[baaraavaa] Audio
thirteen
तेरा
[teraa] Audio
thirteenth
तेरावा
[teraavaa] Audio
fourteen
चौदा
[chaudaa] Audio
once
एकदा
[ekdaa] Audio
fifteen
पंधरा
[pandhraa] Audio
twice
दोनदा
[dondaa] Audio
sixteen
सोळा
[soLaa] Audio
Monday
सोमवार
[somvaar] Audio
seventeen
सतरा
[satraa] Audio
Tuesday
मंगळवार
[mangaLvaar] Audio
eighteen
अठरा
[aThraa] Audio
Wednesday
बुधवार
[budhvaar] Audio
nineteen
एकोणीस
[ekoNis] Audio
Thursday
गुरुवार
[guruvaar] Audio
twenty
वीस
[vees] Audio
Friday
शुक्रवार
[shukravaar] Audio
seventy one
एकाहत्तर
[ekaahattar] Audio
Saturday
शनिवार
[shanivaar] Audio
one hundred
शंभर
[shambhar] Audio
Sunday
रविवार
[ravivaar] Audio

Numbers Grammar Rules

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

Grammar + Rules
Marathi + Pronunciation
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
माझ्याकडे तीन कुत्रे आहेत Audio
[maajhyaakaDe teen kutre aahet]
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
माझ्या मुलीकडे दोन मांजरे आहेत Audio
[maajhyaa mulikde don maanjre aahet]
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
ती सात भाषा बोलते Audio
[ti saat bhaaShaa bolte]
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
माझ्या भावाला एक मुलगा आहे Audio
[maajhyaa bhaavaalaa ek mulagaa aahe]
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
हा माझा दुसरा पाठ आहे Audio
[haa maajhaa dusraa paaTh aahe]
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
तुम्ही तिसरे पुस्तक वाचले काय? Audio
[tumhi tisre pustak vaachale kaay?]

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

cow
cow Audio
गाय [gaay]
goat
goat Audio
बकरा [bakraa]
donkey
donkey Audio
गाढव [gaadhv]
horse
horse Audio
घोडा [ghodaa]
dog
dog Audio
कुत्रा [kutraa]
cat
cat Audio
मांजर [maanjar]
mouse
mouse Audio
उंदीर [undir]
bird
bird Audio
पक्षी [pakShi]

Conversation in Marathi

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
Marathi
Pronunciation
Where are you from?
तुम्ही कुठचे?
[tumhi kuthche?] Audio
I'm from the U.S
मी अमेरिकेतून आलो
[mi ameriketoon aalo] Audio
I'm American
मी अमेरिकन आहे
[mi amerikan aahe] Audio
Where do you live?
तुम्ही कुठे राहाता?
[tumhi kuThe raahaataa?] Audio
I live in the U.S
मी अमेरिकेत राहातो
[mi ameriket raahaato] Audio
What do you do for a living?
तुम्ही पोटापाण्यासाठी काय उद्योग करता?
[tumhi potaapaanyaasaTthi kaay udyog kartaa?] Audio
I'm a student
मी एक विद्यार्थी आहे
[mi ek vidyaarthi aahe] Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Marathi? 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.

Marathi Gender   Marathi Gender

Marathi Phrases   Marathi Phrases



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