Hausa Numbers

This page is about numbers in Hausa. Including the cardinal (counting) and ordinal (order) numbers. Each of which is used in a different situation.

One: ɗaya
Two: biyu
Three: uku
Four: huɗu
Five: biyar
Six: shida
Seven: bakwai
Eight: takwas
Nine: tara
Ten: goma
Eleven: goma sha ɗaya
Twelve: sha biyu
Thirteen: sha uku
Fourteen: sha huɗu
Fifteen: goma sha biyar
Sixteen: sha shida
Seventeen: sha bakwai
Eighteen: goma sha takwas
Nineteen: sha tara
Twenty: ashirin
Thirty three: talatin da uku
One hundred: ɗari
Three hundred and sixty: ɗari uku da sittin
One thousand: dubu

Here are some examples in Hausa for the cardinal numbers above.

Two thousand and fourteen: dubu biyu da goma sha huɗu
One million: miliyan ɗaya
I'm thirty years old: shekarata talatin
I have 2 sisters and one brother: Ina da 'yan uwa mata biyu da ɗan uwa namiji ɗaya

Now we move on to the ordinal numbers, which helps us organize things by order or rank.

First: na farko
Second: na biyu
Third: na uku
Fourth: na huɗu
Fifth: na biyar
Sixth: na shida
Seventh: na bakwai
Eighth: na takwas
Ninth: na tara
Tenth: na goma
Eleventh: na sha daya
Twelfth: na sha biyu
Thirteenth: na sha uku
Fourteenth: na sha huɗu
Fifteenth: na sha biyar
Sixteenth: na sha shida
Seventeenth: na sha bakwai
Eighteenth: na sha takwas
Nineteenth: na sha tara
Twentieth: na ashirin

And here are a couple sentences related to the ordinal numbers above.

English is my first language: Turanci shi ne yarena na farko
Her second language is Spanish: Spaniyanci shi ne yarenta na biyu
Once: sau ɗaya
Twice: sau biyu

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