If you're trying to learn **Indonesian Numbers** which is also called Bahasa Indonesia, check our courses about **Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers**... to help you with your **Indonesian grammar**. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Indonesian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

Learning the **Indonesian Numbers** is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Indonesian language. But first we need to know what the role of Numbers is in the structure of the grammar in Indonesian.

Indonesian cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity.

In Indonesian numbers from 1 to 20 are unique and therefore need to be memorized individually. Numbers from 21 and upwards are formed by using the following pattern: for example 21 can be formed by using 20 + 1 while connecting them. 22 = dua puluh dua. 45 can be formed by using 40 + dan + 5 while connecting them: 45 = empat puluh lima.

Here are some examples:

English Numbers | Indonesian Numbers |
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numbers | angka |

one | satu |

two | dua |

three | tiga |

four | empat |

five | lima |

six | enam |

seven | tujuh |

eight | delapan |

nine | sembilan |

ten | sepuluh |

eleven | sebelas |

twelve | duabelas |

thirteen | tigabelas |

fourteen | empatbelas |

fifteen | limabelas |

sixteen | enambelas |

seventeen | tujuhbelas |

eighteen | delapan belas |

nineteen | sembilanbelas |

twenty | duapuluh |

hundred | ratus |

one thousand | seribu |

million | juta |

Notice the structure of the Numbers in Indonesian.

Indonesian Ordinal numbers tell the order of things in a set: first, second, third, etc. Ordinal numbers do not show quantity. They only show rank or position. Below is a list of the Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers in Indonesian. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Indonesian vocabulary.

English Numbers | Indonesian Numbers |
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Ordinal Numbers | |

first | pertama |

second | kedua |

third | ketiga |

fourth | keempat |

fifth | kelima |

sixth | keenam |

seventh | ketujuh |

eighth | kedelapan |

ninth | kesembilan |

tenth | kesepuluh |

eleventh | kesebelas |

twelfth | keduabelas |

thirteenth | ketigabelas |

fourteenth | keempatbelas |

fifteenth | kelimabelas |

sixteenth | keenambelas |

seventeenth | ketujuhbelas |

eighteenth | kedelapanbelas |

nineteenth | kesembilanbelas |

twentieth | keduapuluh |

once | sekali |

twice | dua kali |

Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers have a very important role in Indonesian. Once you're done with the Bahasa Indonesia Numbers, you might want to check the rest of our Indonesian lessons here: Learn Indonesian. Don't forget to **bookmark** this page.

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