Malay Numbers

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

One: Satu
Two: dua
Three: tiga
Four: empat
Five: lima
Six: enam
Seven: tujuh
Eight: lapan
Nine: sembilan
Ten: sepuluh
Eleven: sebelas
Twelve: dua belas
Thirteen: tiga belas
Fourteen: empat belas
Fifteen: lima belas
Sixteen: enam belas
Seventeen: tujuh belas
Eighteen: lapan belas
Nineteen: sembilan belas
Twenty: dua puluh
Thirty three: Tiga puluh tiga
One hundred: Seratus
Three hundred and sixty: Tiga ratus enam puluh
One thousand: Seribu

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

Two thousand and fourteen: Dua ribu empat belas
One million: Satu juta
I'm thirty years old: Saya berumur tiga puluh tahun
I have 2 sisters and one brother: Saya mempunyai dua adik-beradik perempuan dan satu lelaki

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

First: pertama
Second: kedua
Third: ketiga
Fourth: keempat
Fifth: kelima
Sixth: keenam
Seventh: ketujuh
Eighth: kelapan
Ninth: kesembilan
Tenth: kesepuluh
Eleventh: kesebelas
Twelfth: kedua belas
Thirteenth: ketiga belas
Fourteenth: keempat belas
Fifteenth: kelima belas
Sixteenth: keenam belas
Seventeenth: ketujub belas
Eighteenth: kelapan belas
Nineteenth: kesembilan belas
Twentieth: kedua puluh

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

English is my first language: Bahasa Inggeris bahasa ibunda saya
Her second language is Spanish: Bahasa keduanya ialah Bahasa Sepanyol
Once: sekali
Twice: dua kali

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