Numbers in Faroese

How to count in Faroese (føroyskt), a Northern Germanic language spoken in the Faroe Islands and Denmark.

Key to abbreviations: m = masculine, f = feminine, n = neuter

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 null  
1 ein (m), einar (f), eitt (n) fyrsti (m), fyrsta (f/n)
2 tveir (m), tvær (f), tvey (n) annar (m), onnur (f), annað (n)
3 tríggir (m), tríggjar (f), trý (n) triði (m), triða (f/n)
4 fýra fjórði (m) fjórða (f/n)
5 fimm fimti (m), fimta (f/n)
6 seks sætti (m), sætta (f/n)
7 sjey sjeyndi (m), sjeynda (f/n)
8 átta áttandi (m), áttanda (f/n)
9 níggju níggjundi (m), níggjunda (f/n)
10 tíggju (m/f), ti (n) tíggjundi (m), tíggjunda (f/n)
11 ellivu ellivti (m), ellivta (f/n)
12 tólv tólvti (m), tólvta (f/n)
13 trettan trettandi (m), trettanda (f/n)
14 fjúrtan fjúrtandi (m), fjúrtanda (f/n)
15 fimtan fimtandi (m), fimtanda (f/n)
16 sekstan sekstandi (m), sekstanda (f/n)
17 seytjan seytjandi (m), seytjanda (f/n)
18 átjan átjandi (m), átjanda (f/n)
19 nítjan nítjandi (m), nítjanda (f/n)
20 tjúgu tjúgundi (m), tjúgunda (f/n)
21 ein og tjúgu tjúgundi og fyrsti
22 tveir og tjúgu tjúgundi og annar
23 tríggir og tjúgu tjúgundi og triði
24 fýra og tjúgu tjúgundi og fjórði
25 fimm og tjúgu tjúgundi og fimti
26 seks og tjúgu tjúgundi og sætti
27 sjey og tjúgu tjúgundi og sjeyndi
28 átta og tjúgu tjúgundi og áttandi
29 níggju og tjúgu tjúgundi og níggjundi
30 tríati tretivundi
40 fýrati fjørutandi
50 fimmti / hálvtrýss fimtandi
60 seksti / trýss sekstandi
70 sjeyti / hálvfjerðs sjútandi
80 áttati / fýrs áttandi
90 níti / hálvfems nítandi
100 eitt hundrað hundraðandi
200 tvey hundrað tveyhundraðandi
300 trý hundrað trýhundraðandi
1,000 eitt túsund túsundandi
2,000 tvey túsund tveytúsundandi
100,000 hundrað túsund hundrað túsundi
1,000,000 ein millión milliónandi
2,000,000 tveir milliónir tveirmilliónandi
1,000,000,000 ein milliard túsund milliónandi
1,000,000,000,000 ein billión billiónandi
half helvt  
third triðjingur  
quarter fjórðingur  

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Information about counting in Faroese

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Afrikaans, Alsatian, Bavarian, Cimbrian, Danish, Dutch, Elfdalian, English, Faroese, Frisian (East - Saterland), Frisian (North - Mooring), Frisan (North - Sylt), Frisian (West), German, Gothic, Gottscheerish, Gronings, Hunsrik, Icelandic, Limburgish, Low German, Luxembourgish, Mòcheno, Norn, Norwegian, Old English, Old Norse, Pennsylvania German / Dutch, Proto-Germanic, Scots, Shetlandic, Swabian, Swedish, Swiss German, Värmlandic, West Flemish, Wymysorys, Yiddish, Yola, Zeelandic

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