Numerals in various writing systems

Here are the numerals used in various writing systems from around the world. The numbers section includes numbers in these and many other languages.

Some writing systems, such as Greek and Cyrillic, do not have their own set of numerals. They may use letters to represent numbers, and/or use numerals from another writing sytem.

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ADLaM 𞥐 𞥑 𞥒 𞥓 𞥔 𞥕 𞥖 𞥗 𞥘 𞥙
Aegean 𐄇 𐄈 𐄉 𐄊 𐄋 𐄌 𐄍 𐄎 𐄏
Ahom 𑜰 𑜱 𑜲 𑜳 𑜴 𑜵 𑜶 𑜷 𑜸 𑜹
Arabic Ù  Ù¡ Ù¢ Ù£ Ù¤ Ù¥ Ù¦ Ù§ Ù¨ Ù©
Balinese ᭐ ᭑ ᭒ ᭓ ᭔ ᭕ ᭖ ᭗ ᭘ ᭙
Bamum ꛦ ꛧ ꛨ ꛩ ꛪ ꛫ ꛬ ꛭ ꛮ
Bengali ০ ১ ২ ৩ ৪ ৫ ৬ ৭ ৮ ৯
Bhaiksuki 𑱐 𑱑 𑱒 𑱓 𑱔 𑱕 𑱖 𑱗 𑱘 𑱙
Brahmi 𑁒 𑁓 𑁔 𑁕 𑁖 𑁗 𑁘 𑁙 𑁚
Chakma 𑄶 𑄷 𑄸 𑄹 𑄺 𑄻 𑄼 𑄽 𑄾 𑄿
Cham ꩐ ꩑ ꩒ ꩓ ꩔ ꩕ ꩖ ꩗ ꩘ ꩙
Chinese
(simple)
〇 一 二 三 四 五 六 七 八 九
Chinese
(complex)
零 壹 貳 參 肆 伍 陸 柒 捌 玖
Chinese
花碼 (huā mă)
〇 〡 〢 〣 〤 〥 〦 〧 〨 〩
Devanagari ० १ २ ३ ४ ५ ६ ७ ८ ९
Dives Akuru 𑥐 𑥑 𑥒 𑥓 𑥔 𑥕 𑥖 𑥗 𑥘 𑥙
Ge'ez
(Ethiopic)
  ፩ ፪ ፫ ፬ ፭ ፮ ፯ ፰ ፱
Gujarati ૦ ૧ ૨ ૩ ૪ ૫ ૬ ૭ ૮ ૯
Gurmukhi ੦ ੧ ੨ ੩ ੪ ੫ ੬ ੭ ੮ ੯
Kannada ೦ ೧ ೨ ೩ ೪ ೫ ೬ ೭ ೮ ೯
Javanese ꧐ ꧑ ꧒ ꧓ ꧔ ꧕ ꧖ ꧗ ꧘ ꧙
Khmer ០ ១ ២ ៣ ៤ ៥ ៦ ៧ ៨ ៩
Khudabadi 𑋰 𑋱 𑋲 𑋳 𑋴 𑋵 𑋶 𑋷 𑋸 𑋹
Lao ໐ ໑ ໒ ໓ ໔ ໕ ໖ ໗ ໘ ໙
Latin 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Lepcha ᱀ ᱁ ᱂ ᱃ ᱄ ᱅ ᱆ ᱇ ᱈ ᱉
Limbu ᥆ ᥇ ᥈ ᥉ ᥊ ᥋ ᥌ ᥍ ᥎ ᥏
Malayalam ൦ ൧ ൨ ൩ ൪ ൫ ൬ ൭ ൮ ൯
Masaram Gondi 𑵐 𑵑 𑵒 𑵓 𑵔 𑵕 𑵖 𑵗 𑵘 𑵙
Medefaidrin 𖺀 𖺁 𖺂 𖺃 𖺄 𖺅 𖺆 𖺇 𖺈 𖺉
Manipuri (Meitei Mayek) ꯰ ꯱ ꯲ ꯳ ꯴ ꯵ ꯶ ꯷ ꯸ ꯹
Modi 𑙐 𑙑 𑙒 𑙓 𑙔 𑙕 𑙖 𑙗 𑙘 𑙙
Mongolian ᠐ ᠑ ᠒ ᠓ ᠔ ᠕ ᠖ ᠗ ᠘ ᠙
Mro 𖩠 𖩡 𖩢 𖩣 𖩤 𖩥 𖩦 𖩧 𖩨 𖩩
Myanmar ၀ ၁ ၂ ၃ ၄ ၅ ၆ ၇ ၈ ၉
Newa 𑑐 𑑑 𑑒 𑑓 𑑔 𑑕 𑑖 𑑗 𑑘 𑑙
New Tai Lue ᧐ ᧑ ᧒ ᧓ ᧔ ᧕ ᧖ ᧗ ᧘ ᧙
Nyiakeng Puachue Hmong 𞅀 𞅁 𞅂 𞅃 𞅄 𞅅 𞅆 𞅇 𞅈 𞅉
Odia à­¦ à­§ à­¨ à­© à­ª à­« à­¬ à­­ à­® à­¯
Osmanya 𐒡 𐒢 𐒣 𐒤 𐒥 𐒦 𐒧 𐒨 𐒩 𐒠
Roman / Latin   I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX
Saurashtra ꣐ ꣑ ꣒ ꣓ ꣔ ꣕ ꣖ ꣗ ꣘ ꣙
Shar(a)da 𑇐 𑇑 𑇒 𑇓 𑇔 𑇕 𑇖 𑇗 𑇘 𑇙
Siddham 𑇐 𑇑 𑇒 𑇓 𑇔 𑇕 𑇖 𑇗 𑇘 𑇙
Sinhala à·¦ à·§ à·¨ à·© à·ª à·« à·¬ à·­ à·® à·¯
Sorang Sompeng 𑃰 𑃱 𑃲 𑃳 𑃴 𑃵 𑃶 𑃷 𑃸 𑃹
Tai Tham ᪐ ᪑ ᪒ ᪓ ᪔ ᪕ ᪖ ᪗ ᪘ ᪙
Takri 𑛀 𑛁 𑛂 𑛃 𑛄 𑛅 𑛆 𑛇 𑛈 𑛉
Tamil ௦ ௧ ௨ ௩ ௪ ௫ ௬ ௭ ௮ ௯
Tangsa 𖫀 𖫁 𖫂 𖫃 𖫄 𖫅 𖫆 𖫇 𖫈 𖫉
Telugu ౦ ౧ ౨ ౩ ౪ ౫ ౬ ౭ ౮ ౯
Thai ๐ ๑ ๒ ๓ ๔ ๕ ๖ ๗ ๘ ๙
Tibetan ༠ ༡ ༢ ༣ ༤ ༥ ༦ ༧ ༨ ༩
Tirhuta 𑓐 𑓑 𑓒 𑓓 𑓔 𑓕 𑓖 𑓗 𑓘 𑓙
Urdu Û° Û± Û² Û³ Û´ Ûµ Û¶ Û· Û¸ Û¹
Wancho 𞋰 𞋱 𞋲 𞋳 𞋴 𞋵 𞋶 𞋷 𞋸 𞋹
Warang Citi 𑣠 𑣡 𑣢 𑣣 𑣤 𑣥 𑣦 𑣧 𑣨 𑣩
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Note

The numerals referred to here as 'Arabic' and 'Urdu' are those used when writing those languages. The Urdu numerals are also known as 'East Arab' numerals and differ slightly from those used in Arabic. In Arabic they are known as "Indian numbers" (أرقام هندية arqa-m hindiyyah).

The numerals 1, 2, 3, etc. are also known as Arabic numerals, or Hindu-Arabic numerals, Indian numerals, Hindu numerals, European numerals, and Western numerals. These numerals where first used in India in about 400 BC, were later used in Persia, then were brought to Europe by the Arabs. Hence the name "Arabic numerals".


Additional numerals

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Chinese
(simple)
十 廿 卅 卌 百 千 万 亿 兆
Chinese
(complex)
拾 廿 卅 卌 佰 仟 萬 億 兆
Ge'ez
(Ethiopic)
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 10000
፲ ፳ ፴ ፵ ፶ ፷ ፸ ፹ ፺ ፻ ፼
Roman / Latin 10 50 100 500 1000
X L C D M

Letters used as numerals

These writing systems use or used letters to represent numerals.

Armenian 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Ô± Ô² Ô³ Ô´ Ôµ Ô¶ Ô· Ô¸ Ô¹ Ôº
20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 200
Ի Լ Խ Ծ Կ Հ Ձ Ղ Ճ Մ
300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 2000 3000
Յ Ն Շ Ո Չ Պ Ջ Ռ Ս Վ
4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000 10000 20000
Տ Ր Ց Ւ Փ Ք Օ Ֆ
Cyrillic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
А В Г Д Є/Е Ѕ/Ꙃ/Ꙅ З/Ꙁ И Ѳ
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90
І/Ї К Л М Н Ѯ/Ч Ѻ/О П Ч/Ҁ
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
Р С Т У/Ѵ/ОУ/Ꙋ Ф Х Ѱ Ѡ/Ѿ/Ꙍ Ц/Ѧ
Georgian 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
ა ბ გ დ ე ვ ზ ჱ თ
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90
ი კ ლ მ ნ ჲ ო პ ჟ
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
რ ს ტ ჳ/უ ფ ქ ღ ყ შ
1000 2000 3000 4000 5000 6000 7000 8000 9000
ჩ ც ძ წ ჭ ხ ჴ ჯ ჰ
Greek 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Αʹ Βʹ Γʹ Δʹ Εʹ Ϛʹ/Ϝʹ Ζʹ Ηʹ Θʹ
10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90
Ιʹ Κʹ Λʹ Μʹ Νʹ Ξʹ Οʹ Πʹ Ϟʹ
100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900
Ρʹ Σʹ Τʹ Υʹ Φʹ Χʹ Ψʹ Ωʹ Ϡʹ

Numbers in various languages

books   Books about numbers and numerals

Links

Number Systems of the World
https://lingweb.eva.mpg.de/channumerals/

Of Languages and Numbers
https://www.languagesandnumbers.com/numbering-systems/en/

Numbers from 1 to 10 in over 5000 Languages
http://www.zompist.com/numbers.shtml

Numbers in Slavic languages
http://roman-dushkin.narod.ru/v_paper_06_eng.html

Numerals and counting in Chinese
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_numerals

Information about "Arabic numerals"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabic_numerals

History of counting systems and numerals
http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ab34

Numberopedia - information about numbers and numerals
http://www.archimedes-lab.org/numbers/Num1_69.html

Multilingual pages

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