Numbers in Cantonese

Learning numbers is an important step to mastering Cantonese. To help you on your way, we have put together a list of the most important Cantonese numbers below. For even more numbers, take a look at our learning resources for Cantonese at the end of the page.

0零 (ling4)
1一 (jat1)
2二 (ji6)
3三 (saam1)
4四 (sei3)
5五 (ng5)
6六 (luk6)
7七 (cat1)
8八 (baat3)
9九 (gau2)
10十 (sap6)
11十一 (sap6 jat1)
12十二 (sap6 ji6)
13十三 (sap6 saam1)
14十四 (sap6 sei3)
15十五 (sap6 ng5)
16十六 (sap6 luk6)
17十七 (sap6 cat1)
18十八 (sap6 baat3)
19十九 (sap6 gau2)
20二十 (ji6 sap6)
30三十 (saam1 sap6)
40四十 (sei3 sap6)
50五十 (ng5 sap6)
60六十 (luk6 sap6)
70七十 (cat1 sap6)
80八十 (baat3 sap6)
90九十 (gau2 sap6)
100一百 (jat1 baak3)
200二百 (ji6 baak3)
300三百 (saam1 baak3)
400四百 (sei3 baak3)
500五百 (ng5 baak3)
600六百 (luk6 baak3)
700七百 (cat1 baak3)
800八百 (baat3 baak3)
900九百 (gau2 baak3)
1000一千 (jat1 cin1)
2000兩千 (loeng5 cin1)
3000三千 (saam1 cin1)
4000四千 (sei3 cin1)
5000五千 (ng5 cin1)
6000六千 (luk6 cin1)
7000七千 (cat1 cin1)
8000八千 (baat3 cin1)
9000九千 (gau2 cin1)
10.000一萬 (jat1 maan6)
100.000十萬 (sap6 maan6)
1.000.000一百萬 (jat1 baak3 maan6)
10.000.000一千萬 (jat1 cin1 maan6)
100.000.000一億 (jat1 jik1)
1.000.000.000十億 (sap6 jik1)
10.000.000.000一百億 (jat1 baak3 jik1)
100.000.000.000一千億 (jat1 cin1 jik1)
1.000.000.000.000一萬億 (jat1 maan6 jik1)

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