Numbers in Shanghainese (上海闲话)

How to count in Shanghainese, a variety of Wu Chinese spoken mainly in Shanghai in China.

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Numeral Pronunciation Number
〇 [零] ling2 0
yet1 1
ni2/liang3 2
sei4 3
si5 4
ng3 5
lok3 6
chet3 7
bat1 8
jiu3 9
sat3 10
十一 sat3-yet1 11
十二 sat3-ni2 12
十三 sat3-sei4 13
十四 sat3-si5 14
十五 sat3-ng3 15
十六 sat3-lok3 16
十七 sat3-chet3 17
十八 sat3-bat1 18
十九 sat3-jiu3 19
二十 nei2 (廿) 20
二十一 nei2-yet1 21
二十二 nei2-ni2 22
二十三 nei2-sei4 23
二十四 nei2-si5 24
二十五 nei2-ng3 25
二十六 nei2-lok3 26
二十七 nei2-chet3 27
二十八 nei2-bat1 28
二十九 nei2-jiu3 29
三十 sei4-sat3- 30
三十一 sei4-sat3-yet1 31
三十二 sei4-sat3-ni2 32
三十三 sei4-sat3-sei4 33
三十四 sei4-sat3-si5 34
三十五 sei4-sat3-ng3 35
三十六 sei4-sat3-lok3 36
三十七 sei4-sat3-chet3 37
三十八 sei4-sat3-bat1 38
三十九 sei4-sat3-jiu3 39
四十 si5-sat3 40
五十 nei2-ng3 50
六十 lok3-sat3 60
七十 chet3-sat3 70
八十 bat1-sat3 80
九十 jiu3-sat3 90
一百 yet1bat1 100
一千 yet1qi1 1,000
一万 [萬] yet1vei 10,000
一百万 yet1bat1vei 1 million
一亿 [億] yet1yi1 100 million

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