Pashto Numbers

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

Cardinal and Ordinal
Pashto
one
يو
first
لومړی
two
دوه
second
دوهم
three
درې
third
دریم
four
څلور
fourth
څلورم
five
پنځه
fifth
پنځم
six
شپږ
sixth
شپږم
seven
اووه
seventh
اووم
eight
اته
eighth
اتم
nine
نهه
ninth
نهم
ten
لس
tenth
لسم
eleven
يوولس
eleventh
ېوولسم
twelve
دولس
twelfth
دولسم
thirteen
دیارلس
thirteenth
ديارلسم
fourteen
څوارلس
once
يو ځل
fifteen
پنځه لس
twice
دوه ځله
sixteen
شپاړس
Monday
دوشنبه
seventeen
اووه لس
Tuesday
سه شنبه
eighteen
اته لس
Wednesday
چهار شنبه
nineteen
نولس
Thursday
پنجشنبه
twenty
شل
Friday
جمعه
seventy one
یو اویا
Saturday
شنبه
one hundred
سل
Sunday
یکشنبه

Numbers Grammar Rules

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

Grammar + Rules
Pashto
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
زه درې سپي لرم
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
زما لور دوه پیشوګانې لري
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
هغه په اووه ژبو خبرې کوي
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
زما ورور یو زوی لري
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
دا زما دویم درس دی
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
آیا تا درېم کتاب لوستی دی؟

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

cow
cow
غوا
goat
goat
وزه
donkey
donkey
خر
horse
horse
آس
dog
dog
سپی
cat
cat
پیشو
mouse
mouse
موږک
bird
bird
مرغه

Conversation in Pashto

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
Pashto
Where are you from?
ته د کوم هېواد اوسېدونکی یې؟
I'm from the U.S
زه د متحده ایالاتو یم
I'm American
زه امریکنی یم
Where do you live?
ته چېرته اوسېږې؟
I live in the U.S
زه په متحده ایالاتو کې اوسېږم
What do you do for a living?
ته د ورځني ژوند لپاره څه کوې؟
I'm a student
زه یو زده کونکی یم

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Pashto? 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.

Pashto Gender   Pashto Gender

Pashto Phrases   Pashto Phrases



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