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Cardinal Numbers Table

by Vaughn Aubuchon

Here is a chart showing how to count in ten major foreign languages. The cardinal numbers are shown for Arabic, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin and Spanish.

This table also shows the Rank of each language, in terms of the total number of world speakers. Mandarin is the most spoken language worldwide, followed by Hindi, then Spanish, then English in 4th place.

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       Counting in
       Foreign Languages -

       Cardinal Numbers Table
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The Romance Languages
World
Rank

4

11

extinct

23

3

-

English

French

Latin

Italian

Spanish

0

zero

zero

zephyr

cifra

cero

1

one

un

unus

uno

uno

2

two

deux

duo

due

dos

3

three

trois

tres

tre

tres

4

four

quatra

quattuor

quattro

cuatro

5

five

cinq

quinque

cinque

cinco

6

six

six

sex

sei

seis

7

seven

sept

septem

sette

siete

8

eight

huit

octo

otto

ocho

9

nine

neuf

novem

nove

nueve

10

ten

dix

decem

dieci

diez

11

eleven

onze

undecem

undici

once

12

twelve

douze

duodecim

dodici

doce

20

twenty

vingt

viginti

venti

veinte

30

thirty

trente

triginta

trenta

treinta

40

forty

quarante

quadraginta

quaranta

cuarenta

50

fifty

cinquante

quinquaginta

cinquanta

cincuenta

60

sixty

soixante

sexaginta

sessanta

sesenta

70

seventy

soixante-dix

septuaginta

settanta

setenta

80

eighty

quatre-vingts

octoginta

ottanta

ochenta

90

ninety

quatre-vingt-dix

nonaginta

novanta

noventa

English

French

Latin

Italian

Spanish

100

one hundred

cent

centum

cento

cien

200

2 hundred

deux cents

ducenti

duecento

doscientos

300

3 hundred

trois cents

trecenti

trecento

trescientos

400

4 hundred

quatre cents

quadragenti

quattrocento

cuatrocientos

500

5 hundred

cinq cents

quingenti

cinquecento

quinientos

600

6 hundred

six cents

sescenti

seicento

seiscientos

700

7 hundred

sept cents

septingenti

settecento

setecientos

800

8 hundred

huit cents

octingenti

ottocento

ochocientos

900

9 hundred

neuf cents

nongenti

novecento

novecientos

1,000

1 thousand

mille

mille

mille

mil

10,000

10 thousand

dix mille

decem mllia

diecimila

diez mil

 

 

 

 

 

 

1,000,000

one million

un million

decies centena milia

un milione

un millón

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 billion

one billion

un milliard

 

un miliardo

mil millones

English

French

Latin

Italian

Spanish

50

80

80 - 450

80

80

80



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      Cardinal Numbers Table (con't.)

World
Rank

10

1

2

9

6

-

German

Mandarin

Hindi

Japanese

Arabic

0

null

ling

shunya

rei

sifr

1

eins

yi

ek

ichi

wahid

2

zwei

er

do

ni

ithnan

3

drei

san

teen

san

thalatha

4

vier

si

char

shi/ yon

arba'a

5

funf

wu

panch

go

khamsa

6

sechs

liu

cheh

roku

sitta

7

sieben

qi

saat

shichi/ nana

sab'a

8

acht

ba

aath

hachi

thamaniya

9

neun

jiu

nau

ku/ kyu

tis'a

10

zehn

shi

das

ju

ashra

11

elf

shi yi

gyaarh

ju ichi

ahada 'ashar

12

zwolf

shi er

baarh

ju ni

ithna "ashar

20

zwanzig

er-shi

biis

ni ju

ishrun

30

dreißig

san shi

tiis

san ju

thalathun

40

vierzig

si shi

caaliis

yon ju

arba'un

50

funfzig

wu shi

pacaas

go ju

khasun

60

sechzig

liu shi

saath

roku ju

sittun

70

siebzig

qi shi

sattar

nana ju

sab'un

80

achtzig

ba shi

assii

hachi ju

thamanun

90

neunzig

jiu shi

nabbe

kyu ju

tis'un

German

Mandarin

Hindi

Japanese

Arabic

100

hundert

yi bai

ek sau

hyaku

mi'atu

200

zweihundert

er bai

do sau

ni hyaku

 

300

dreihundert

san bai

tiin sau

san hyaku

 

400

vierhundert

si bai

caar sau

yon hyaku

 

500

funfhundert

wu bai

paac sau

go hyaku

 

600

sechshundert

liu bai

che sau

roppyaku

 

700

siebenhundert

qi bai

saat sau

nana hyaku

 

800

achthundert

ba bai

aath sau

happyaku

 

900

neunhundert

jiu bai

nau sau

kyu hyaku

 

1,000

tausend

yi qian

ek hazaar

sen

alfu

10,000

zehntausend

yi wan

das hazaar

man

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1,000,000

eine million

bai wan

das laakh

hyaku man

 

 

 

 

 

 

 -

1 billion

eine milliarde

shi yi

arab

juoku

 

German

Mandarin

Hindi

Japanese

Arabic

50

80 - 450

80

80

80

80




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