Irish Numbers

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

One: aon
Three: trì
Four: ceithir
Five: còig
Six: sia
Seven: seachd
Eight: ochd
Nine: naoi
Ten: deich
Eleven: aon deug
Twelve: dà dheug
Thirteen: trì deug
Fourteen: ceithir deug
Fifteen: còig deug
Sixteen: sia deug
Seventeen: seachd deug
Eighteen: ochd deug
Nineteen: naoi deug
Twenty: fichead
Thirty three: trì air trichead; trichead 's a trì
One hundred: ceud
Three hundred and sixty: trì ceud agus trì fichead
One thousand: mìle

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

Two thousand and fourteen: dà mhìle 's a ceithir deug
One million: millean
I'm thirty years old: Tha mi trichead bliadhna a dh' aois.
I have 2 sisters and one brother: Tha dà phiuthar agus bràthair agam.

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

First: a' chiad
Second: an dàrna
Third: an treasamh
Fourth: an ceathramh
Fifth: an còigeamh
Sixth: an siathamh
Seventh: an seachdamh
Eighth: an ochdamh
Ninth: an naoigeamh
Tenth: an deicheamh
Eleventh: an aonamh deug
Twelfth: an dàrna deug
Thirteenth: an treasamh deug
Fourteenth: an ceathramh deug
Fifteenth: an còigeamh deug
Sixteenth: an siathamh deug
Seventeenth: an seachdamh deug
Eighteenth: an ochdamh deug
Nineteenth: an naoigeamh deug
Twentieth: an ficheadamh

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

English is my first language: 'S e Beurla a th' anns a' chiad cànan agam.
Her second language is Spanish: 'S e Spàinntis a th' anns an dàrna cànan aice.
Once: aon uair
Twice: dà uair

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