Tagalog Numbers

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

Cardinal and Ordinal
Tagalog
one
isa Audio
first
una Audio
two
dalawa Audio
second
ikalawa Audio
three
tatlo Audio
third
ikatlo Audio
four
apat Audio
fourth
ikaapat Audio
five
lima Audio
fifth
ikalima Audio
six
anim Audio
sixth
ikaanim Audio
seven
pito Audio
seventh
ikapito Audio
eight
walo Audio
eighth
ikawalo Audio
nine
siyam Audio
ninth
ikasiyam Audio
ten
sampu Audio
tenth
ikasampu Audio
eleven
labingisa Audio
eleventh
ika-labingisa Audio
twelve
dose Audio
twelfth
ika-labindalawa Audio
thirteen
labintatlo Audio
thirteenth
ika-labintatlo Audio
fourteen
labingapat Audio
once
minsan Audio
fifteen
labinglima Audio
twice
dalawang beses Audio
sixteen
labinganim Audio
Monday
lunes Audio
seventeen
labimpito Audio
Tuesday
martes Audio
eighteen
labingwalo Audio
Wednesday
miyerkules Audio
nineteen
labingsiyam Audio
Thursday
huwebes Audio
twenty
dalawampu Audio
Friday
biyernes Audio
seventy one
pitumpu't isa Audio
Saturday
sabado Audio
one hundred
isangdaan Audio
Sunday
linggo Audio

Numbers Grammar Rules

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

Grammar + Rules
Tagalog
I have three dogs
[number + noun]
mayroon akong tatlong aso Audio
my daughter has two cats
[number + noun]
may dalawang pusa ang anak kong babae Audio
she speaks seven languages
[verb + number]
siya ay nagsasalita ng pitong wika Audio
my brother has one son
[number + singular noun]
may isang anak na lalaki ang aking kapatid na lalaki Audio
this is my second lesson
[ordinal number + noun]
ito ang aking ikalawang aralin Audio
did you read the third book?
[ordinal number + noun]
nabasa mo ba ang ikatlong libro? Audio

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

cow
cow Audio
baka
goat
goat Audio
kambing
donkey
donkey Audio
asno
horse
horse Audio
kabayo
dog
dog Audio
aso
cat
cat Audio
pusa
mouse
mouse Audio
daga
bird
bird Audio
ibon

Conversation in Tagalog

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
Tagalog
Where are you from?
saan ka nagmulâ? Audio
I'm from the U.S
ako ay mula sa estados unidos Audio
I'm American
ako ay amerikano Audio
Where do you live?
saán ka nakatirá? Audio
I live in the U.S
nakatira ako sa estados unidos Audio
What do you do for a living?
anó ang pinagkakaabalahan mo? Audio
I'm a student
ako ay isang mag-aaral Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about numbers in Tagalog? 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.

Tagalog Gender   Tagalog Gender

Tagalog Phrases   Tagalog Phrases



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