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How to count in Irish, with details of cardinal, ordinal and personal numbers, and some notes.

Key to abbreviations: m = masculine, f = feminine

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  Cardinal Ordinal Personal
0 náid    
1 aon an chéad duine (amhain)
2 an dara beirt
3 trí an tríu tríur
4 ceathair an ceathrú ceathrar
5 cúig an cúigiú cúigear
6 an seú seisear
7 seacht an seachtú seachtar
8 ocht an t-ochtú ochtar
9 naoi an naoú naonúr
10 deich an deichiú deichniúr
11 aon déag an t-aonú ... déag aon duine dhéag
12 dó dhéag an dóú ... déag dáréag
13 trí déag an tríu ... déag trí dhuine dhéag
14 ceathair déag an ceathrú ... déag ceithre dhuine dhéag
15 cúig déag an cúigiú ... déag cúig dhuine dhéag
16 sé déag an séú ... déag sé dhuine dhéag
17 seacht déag an seachtú ... déag seacht dhuine dhéag
18 ocht déag an t-ochtú ... déag ocht dhuine dhéag
19 naoi déag an naoú ... déag naoi dhuine dhéag
20 fiche an fichiú fiche dhuine
21 fiche a haon an t-aonú ... is fiche duine is fiche
22 fiche a dó an dóú ... is fiche bheirt/dhá dhuine is fiche
23 fiche a trí an tríú ... is fiche trí dhuine is fiche
24 fiche a ceathair an ceathrú ... is fiche ceithre dhuine is fiche
25 fiche a cúig an cuígiú ... is fiche cúig dhuine is fiche
26 fiche a sé an séú ... is fiche sé dhuine is fiche
27 fiche a seacht an seachtú ... is fiche seacht dhuine is fiche
28 fiche a hocht an ochtú ... is fiche ocht dhuine is fiche
29 fiche a naoi an naoú ... is fiche naoi dhuine is fiche
30 tríocha an tríochadú tríocha duine
31 tríocha a haon an t-aonú ... is tríocha duine is tríocha
32 tríocha a dó an dóú ... is tríocha beirt/dhá dhuine is tríocha
33 tríocha a trí an tríú ... is tríocha trí dhuine is tríocha
34 tríocha a ceathair an ceathrú ... is tríocha ceithre dhuine is tríocha
35 tríocha a cúig an cúigiú ... is tríocha cúig dhuine is tríocha
36 tríocha a sé an séú ... is tríocha sé dhuine is tríocha
37 tríocha a seacht an seachtú ... is tríocha seacht dhuine is tríocha
38 tríocha a hocht an ochtú ... is tríocha ocht dhuine is tríocha
39 tríocha a naoi an naoú ... is tríocha naoi dhuine is tríocha
40 ceathracha
daichead
ceathrachadú
daicheadú
ceathracha
daichead duine
50 caoga caogadú caoga duine
60 seasca seascadú seasca duine
70 seachtó seachtódú seachtó duine
80 ochtó ochtódú ochtó duine
90 nócha nóchadú nócha duine
100 céad an chéadú céad duine
1000 míle an míliú míle duine

Hear the Irish numbers:

How to count people:

Notes

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Links

Numbers and counting in Irish
http://www.phouka.com/irish/ir_numbers.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/colinandcumberland/littleblackbook/wordbank/numbers.shtml
http://www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/irish/blas/education/beginnersblas/grammar2.shtml

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