Numbers in Chinese languages

  Mandarin
(普通话/國語)
Cantonese
(廣東話)
Hakka
(客家話)
Taiwanese
(台灣話)
Shanghainese
(上海闲话)
 
líng lìhng lang2 leng5 ling2 0
yāt jit7 chit8/ it yet1 1
èr / liǎng yih ngi5 li7/ ji2/ nng7 ni2/liang3 2
sān sàam sam1 san/ sam sei4 3
sei si5 si3/ su3 si5 4
nǵh ng3 go·7/ ngo·2 ng3 5
lìu luhk liuk7 lak8/ liok8 lok3 6
chāt cit7 chhit chet3 7
baat bat7 peh/poeh / pat bat1 8
jiǔ gáu giu3 kau2/ kiu2 jiu3 9
shí sahp siip8 chap8/ sip8 sat3 10
十一 shíyī sahpyāt siip8jit7 chap8-it sat3-yet1 11
十二 shíèr sahpyih siip8ngi5 chap8-ji2 sat3-ni2 12
十三 shísān sahpsàam siip8sam1 chap8-san sat3-sei4 13
十四 shísì sahpsei siip8si5 chap8-si3 sat3-si5 14
十五 shíwǔ sahpnǵh siip8ng3 chap8go·7 sat3-ng3 15
十六 shílìu sahpluhk siip8liuk7 chap8-lak8 sat3-lok3 16
十七 shíqī sahpchāt siip8cit7 chap8-chhit sat3-chet3 17
十八 shíbā sahpbaat siip8bat7 chap8-peh sat3-bat1 18
十九 shíjiǔ sahpgáu siip8giu3 chap8-kau2 sat3-jiu3 19
二十 èrshí yihsahp ngi5siip8 ji2-chap8 nei2 (廿) 20
二十一 èrshíyī yihsahpyāt ngi5siip8jit7 ji2-chap8-it nei2-yet1 21
二十二 èrshíèr yihsahpyih ngi5siip8ngi5 ji2-chap8-ji2 nei2-ni2 22
二十三 èrshísān yihsahpsàam ngi5siip8sam1 ji2-chap8-san nei2-sei4 23
二十四 èrshísì yihsahpsei ngi5siip8si5 ji2-chap8-si3 nei2-si5 24
二十五 èrshíwǔ yihsahpnǵh ngi5siip8ng3 ji2-chap8go·7 nei2-ng3 25
二十六 èrshílìu yihsahpluhk ngi5siip8liuk7 ji2-chap8-lak8 nei2-lok3 26
二十七 èrshíqī yihsahpchāt ngi5siip8cit7 ji2-chap8-chhit nei2-chet3 27
二十八 èrshíbā yihsahpbaat ngi5siip8bat7 ji2-chap8-pat nei2-bat1 28
二十九 èrshíjiǔ yihsahpgáu ngi5siip8giu3 ji2-chap8-kau2 nei2-jiu3 29
三十 sānshí sàamsahp sam1siip8 san-chap8 sei4-sat3- 30
三十一 sānshíyī sàamsahpyāt sam1siip8jit7 san-chap8-it sei4-sat3-yet1 31
三十二 sānshíèr sàamsahpyih sam1siip8 san-chap8-ji2 sei4-sat3-ni2 32
三十三 sānshísān sàamsàam sam1siip8sam1 san-chap8-san sei4-sat3-sei4 33
三十四 sānshísì sàamsahpsei sam1siip8si5 san-chap8-si3 sei4-sat3-si5 34
三十五 sānshíwǔ sàamsahpnǵh sam1siip8ng3 san-chap8go·7 sei4-sat3-ng3 35
三十六 sānshílìu sàamsahpluhk sam1siip8liuk7 san-chap8-lak8 sei4-sat3-lok3 36
三十七 sānshíqī sàamsahpchāt sam1siip8cit7 san-chap8-chhit sei4-sat3-chet3 37
三十八 sānshíbā sàamsahpbaat sam1siip8bat7 san-chap8-pat sei4-sat3-bat1 38
三十九 sānshíjiǔ sàamsahpgáu sam1siip8giu3 san-chap8-kau2 sei4-sat3-jiu3 39
四十 sìshí seisahp si5siip8 si3-chap8 si5-sat3 40
五十 wǔshí nǵhsahp ng3siip8 go·7chap8 ng3-sat3 50
六十 lìushí luhksahp liuk7siip8 lak8-chap8 lok3-sat3 60
七十 qīshí chātsahp cit7siip8 chhit-chap8 chet3-sat3 70
八十 bāshí baatsahp bat7siip8 pat-chap8 bat1-sat3 80
九十 jiǔshí gáusahp giu3siip8 kau2-chap8 jiu3-sat3 90
一百 yībǎi yātbaak jit7bak7 chit8pah yet1bat1 100
一千 yīqiān yātchìn jit8cien1 chit8chheng1 yet1qi1 1,000
一万 yīwàn yātmaahn jit7van5 chit8ban7 yet1vei 10,000
一百万 yībǎiwàn yātbaakmaahn jit7bat1-vei chit8pah-ban7 yet1bat1vei 1 million
一億 yīyì yātyìk jit7i5 chit8ek7 yet1yi1 100 million

Mandarin recordings by Helen Zhang (张丹) and Peggy Lee (李家慧). Cantonese recordings by tkviper. Hakka recordings by Eric Chun. Taiwanese recordings by 趙順文 & 鄭良偉. Shanghainese recordings by 高智行.

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Notes

  • Large numbers are divided into units of ten thousand, so 1 million is one hundred ten-thousands.

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Numbers in Shanghainese
http://www.earnshaw.com/past_version/earnshaw9602/S-NUMBER.HTM

Videos of tutorials for numbers and counting in various Chinese varieties
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDtWozaufs0&feature=fvwrel
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