Numbers in Amharic

How to count in Amharic (ኣማርኛ), a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia and Eritrea.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0   ዜሮ (zero)  
1 አንዶ (and) አንደኛ (andäňa)
2 ሁለት (hulätt) ሁለተኛ (hulättäňa)
3 ሶስት (sost) ሶስተኛ (sostäňa)
4 አራት (aratt) አራተኛ (arattäňa)
5 አምስት (amməst) አምስተኛ (amməstäňa)
6 ስዶዶስት (səddəst) ስድስተኛ (səddəstäňa)
7 ሰባት (säbatt) ሰባተኛ (säbattäňa)
8 ስምንት (səmmənt) ስምንተኛ (səmməntäňa )
9 ዘጠኝ (zäṭäňň) ዘጠነኛ (zäṭäňňäňa)
10 አስር (assər) አስረኛ (assəräňa)
11 ፲፩ አስራ አንድ (asra and) አስራ አንደኛ (asra andäňa)
12 ፲፪ አስራ ሁለት (asra hulätt) አስራ ሁለትኛ (asra hulättäňa)
13 ፲፫ አስራ ሶስት (asra sost) አስራ ሶስተኛ (asra sostäňa)
14 ፲፬ አስራ አራት (asra aratt)  
15 ፲፭ አስራ አምስት (asra amməst)  
16 ፲፮ አስራ ስድስት (asra səddəst)  
17 ፲፯ አስራ ሰባት (asra säbatt)  
18 ፲፰ አስራ ስምንት (asra səmmənt)  
19 ፲፱ አስራ ዘጠኝ (asra zäṭäňň)  
20 ሀያ (haya)  
30 ሰላሳ (sälasa)  
40 አርባ (arba)  
50 ሀምሳ (hamsa)  
60 ስልሳ (səlsa)  
70 ሰባ (säba)  
80 ሰማንያ (sämaňa)  
90 ዘጠና (zäṭena)  
100 መቶ (mäto)  
1,000 ሺ (ši)

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