Numbers in Thai

How to count in Thai (ภาษาไทย), a Tai-Kadai language spoken mainly in Thailand.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 (๐) ศูนย์ (sun) [sǔːn] ที่หนึ่ง (thi nueng) [tʰîː nɯ̀ŋ]
1 (๑) หนึ่ง (nueng) [nɯ̀ŋ] ที่สอง (thi song) [tʰîː sɔ̌ːŋ]
2 (๒) สอง (song) [sɔ̌ːŋ] ที่สาม (thi sam) [tʰîː sǎːm]
3 (๓) สาม (sam) [sǎːm] ที่สี่ (thi si) [tʰîː sìː]
4 (๔) สี่ (si) [sìː] ที่สี่ (thi si) [tʰîː sìː]
5 (๕) ห้า (ha) [hâː] ที่ห้า (thi ha) [tʰîː hâː]
6 (๖) หก (hok) [hòk] ที่หก (thi hok) [tʰîː hòk]
7 (๗) เจ็ด (chet) [t͡ɕèt] ที่เจ็ด (thi chet) [tʰîː t͡ɕèt]
8 (๘) แปด (paet) [pɛ̀ːt] ที่แปด (thi paet) [tʰîː pɛ̀ːt]
9 (๙) เก้า (kao) [kâːw] ที่เก้า (thi kao) [tʰîː kâːw]
10 (๑๐) สิบ (sip) [sìp] ที่สิบ (thi sip) [tʰîː sìp]
11 (๑๑) สิบเอ็ด (sip et) [sìp ʔèt]
12 (๑๒) สิบสอง (sip song) [sìp sɔ̌ːŋ]
13 (๑๓) สิบสาม (sip sam) [sìp sǎːm]
14 (๑๔) สิบสี่ (sip si) [sìp sìː]
15 (๑๕) สิบห้า (sip ha) [sìp hâː]
16 (๑๖) สิบหก (sip hok) [sìp hòk]
17 (๑๗) สิบเจ็ด (sip chet) [sìp t͡ɕèt]
18 (๑๘) สิบแปด (sip paet) [sìp pɛ̀ːt]
19 (๑๙) สิบเก้า (sip kao) [sìp kâːw]
20 (๒๐) ยี่สิบ (yi sip) [jîː sìp]
21 (๒๑) ยี่สิบเอ็ด (yi sip et) [jîː sìp ʔèt]
22 (๒๒) ยี่สิบสอง (yi sip song) [jîː sìp sɔ̌ːŋ]
23 (๒๓) ยี่สิบสาม (yi sip sam) [jîː sìp sǎːm]
24 (๒๔) ยี่สิบสี่ (yi sip si) [jîː sìp sìː]
25 (๒๕) ยี่สิบห้า (yi sip ha) [jîː sìp hâː]
26 (๒๖) ยี่สิบหก (yi sip hok) [jîː sìp hòk]
27 (๒๗) ยี่สิบเจ็ด (yi sip chet) [jîː sìp t͡ɕèt]
28 (๒๘) ยี่สิบแปด (yi sip paet) [jîː sìp pɛ̀ːt]
29 (๒๙) ยี่สิบเก้า (yi sip kao) [jîː sìp kâːw]
30 (๓๐) สามสิบ (sam sip) [sǎːm sìp]
40 (๔๐) สี่สิบ (si sip) [sìː sìp]
50 (๕๐) ห้าสิบ (ha sip) [hâː sìp]
60 (๖๐) หกสิบ (hok sip) [hòk sìp]
70 (๗๐) เจ็ดสิบ (chet sip) [t͡ɕèt sìp]
80 (๘๐) แปดสิบ (paet sip) [pɛ̀ːt sìp]
90 (๙๐) เก้าสิบ (kao sip) [kâːw sìp]
100 (๑๐๐) ร้อย (roi) [rɔ́ːj]
1 000 (๑๐๐๐) พัน (phan) [pʰān]
10 000 (๑๐๐๐๐) หมื่น (muen) [mɯ̀ːn]
100 000 (๑๐๐๐๐๐) แสน (saen) [sɛ̌ːn]
1 000 000 (๑๐๐๐๐๐๐) ล้าน (lan) [láːn]

Notes

Ordinal numbers are formed by adding ที่ (thi) before them.

Thai uses number classifiers when counting, just as in English you would say a piece of paper, a bottle of beer, a glass of wine, etc. Some common Thai classifiers include:

They are added after the number, e.g. หมาสองตั (ma song dtua) = two dogs, หนังสือสามเล่ม (năng-sĕu sam lâym) = three books. More information.

Hear some Thai numbers

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Links

Information about numbers and counting in Thai
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thai_numerals
https://www.thaipod101.com/blog/2019/10/24/thai-numbers/
http://www.thai-language.com/ref/numbers

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