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Basque numbers

How to count in Basque (euskara), a language with no known relatives spoken in northern Spain and southern France.

Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 zero, hutsa  
1 bat lehena*
2 bi bigarrena
3 hiru(r) hirugarrena
4 lau(r) laugarrena
5 bost bostgarrena
6 sei seigarrena
7 zazpi zazpigarrena
8 zortzi zortzigarrena
9 bederatzi bederatzigarrena
10 hamar amargarrena
11 hamaika  
12 hamabi  
13 hamahiru(r)  
14 hamalau(r)  
15 hamabost  
16 hamasei  
17 hamazazpi  
18 hemezortzi, hamazortzi  
19 hemeretzi  
20 hogei  
21 hogei bat  
22 hogei bi  
23 hogei hiru  
24 hogei lau  
25 hogei bost  
26 hogei sei  
27 hogei zazpi  
28 hogei zortzi  
29 hogei bederatzi  
30 hogeita hamar (20+10)  
31 hogeita hamaika (20+11)  
32 hogeita hamabi (20+12)  
33 hogeita hamahiru (20+13)  
34 hogeita hamalau (20+14)  
35 hogeita hamabost (20+15)  
36 hogeita hamasei (20+16)  
37 hogeita hamazazpi (20+17)  
38 hogeita hemezortzi (20+18)  
39 hogeita hemeretzi (20+19)  
40 berrogei  
41 berrogei bat  
42 berrogei bi  
50 berrogeita hamar (40+10 or two twenties and ten))  
51 berrogeita hamaika (40+11)  
52 berrogeita hamabi (40+12)  
60 hirurogei (three twenties)  
61 hirurogeita bat  
70 hirurogeita hamar (60+10 or three twenties and ten)  
71 hirurogeita hamaika  
80 laurogei (4x20 or four twenties)  
81 laurogeita bat  
90 laurogeita hamar (80+10 or four twenties and ten)  
91 laurogeita hamaika  
100 ehun  
101 ehun eta bat  
122 ehun eta hogeita bi  
200 berrehun  
300 hirurehun (or hirur ehun)  
400 laurehun (or lau ehun)  
500 bostehun (or bost ehun)  
600 seiehun (or sei ehun)  
700 zazpiehun (or zazpi ehun)  
800 zortziehun (or zortzi ehun)  
857 zortziehun eta berrogeita hamazazpi  
900 bederatziehun (or bederatzi ehun)  
1,000 mila (hamar ehun is obsolete)  
1,100 mila eta ehun  
1,200 mila eta berrehun  
2,000 bi mila  
3,000 hiru mila  
4,000 lau mila  
5,000 bost mila  
6,000 sei mila  
7,000 zazpi mila  
8,000 zortzi mila  
9,000 bederatzi mila  
10,000 hamar mila  
100,000 ehun mila  
142,800 ehun eta berrogeita bi mila eta zortziehun  
142,857 ehun eta berrogeita bi mila
zortziehun eta berrogeita hamazazpi
 
1,000,000 milioi bat  
1,000,000,000 miliar bat (or mila milioi)  

* Note that ordinal numbers are formed by adding -garrena, except lehena (first).

Sources:
- Garikoitz Knörr de Santiago. Kaixo! Manual de conversación castellano-euskara / English-Basque conversation guide, with introduction, basic grammar and vocabulary, 2010.
- Rudolf P.G. de Rijk: Standard Basque, a progressive grammar. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2008.
- A Brief Grammar of Euskara. Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea. University of the Basque Country, 1996.

Information provided by Wolfgang Kuhl

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