Numbers in Cantonese (廣東話)

How to count in Cantonese, a variety of Chinese spoken in Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Macau and many parts of Southeast Asia.

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Numeral Pronunciation Number
〇 [零] lìhng 0
yāt 1
yih 2
sàam 3
sei 4
nǵh 5
luhk 6
chāt 7
baat 8
gáu 9
sahp 10
十一 sahpyāt 11
十二 sahpyih 12
十三 sahpsàam 13
十四 sahpsei 14
十五 sahpnǵh 15
十六 sahpluhk 16
十七 sahpchāt 17
十八 sahpbaat 18
十九 sahpgáu 19
二十 yihsahp 20
二十一 yihsahpyāt 21
二十二 yihsahpyih 22
二十三 yihsahpsàam 23
二十四 yihsahpsei 24
二十五 yihsahpnǵh 25
二十六 yihsahpluhk 26
二十七 yihsahpchāt 27
二十八 yihsahpbaat 28
二十九 yihsahpgáu 29
三十 sàamsahp 30
三十一 sàamsahpyāt 31
三十二 sàamsahpyih 32
三十三 sàamsàam 33
三十四 sàamsahpsei 34
三十五 sàamsahpnǵh 35
三十六 sàamsahpluhk 36
三十七 sàamsahpchāt 37
三十八 sàamsahpbaat 38
三十九 sàamsahpgáu 39
四十 seisahp 40
五十 nǵhsahp 50
六十 luhksahp 60
七十 chātsahp 70
八十 baatsahp 80
九十 gáusahp 90
一百 yātbaak 100
一千 yātchìn 1,000
一万 [萬] yātmaahn 10,000
一百万 yātbaakmaahn 1 million
一亿 [億] yātyìk 100 million

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