Numbers in Low German (Plattdüütsch / Nedderdüütsch)

How to count in Low German, a collection of Germanic dialects spoken mainly in northern Germany and the Netherlands.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 null  
1 een/ein eerst(e)
2 twee/twei tweet(e)
3 dree/drei drütt(e), darde
4 veer veert(e)
5 fief föfft(e), de fiefte
6 söss/sess/soss sösst(e)
7 söben/söven söbent(e)
8 acht acht(e)
9 negen negent(e)
10 teihn teihnt(e)
11 ölben/ölven/olben ölbent(e)
12 twölf/twolf/twalm twölft(e)
13 dörteihn/darteihn dörteihnt(e)
14 veerteihn veerteihnt(e)
15 föffteihn/foffteihn föffteihnt(e)
16 sössteihn/sossteihn/sessteihn sössteihnt(e)
17 söbenteihn söbenteihnt(e)
18 achteihn achteihnt(e)
19 negenteihn/nee'ntein negenteihnt(e)
20 twintig/twinnich twintigt(e)
21 eenundtwintig/einundtwinnich (-t(e) from here on)
30 dörtig/dartig  
40 veertig  
50 föfftig/fieftig  
60 sösstig/sosstig/sesstig  
70 söbentig/söventig  
80 achtig/tachentig  
90 negentig  
100 hunnert/hünnert  
1.000 dusend  
10.000 teihndusend  
100.000 hunnertdusend/hünnertdusend  
1.000.000 eine Million eine Milliarde eine Billion  
0,0 Null Komma nichs  
0,1 Null Komma eens  
0,12 Null Komma twölf / Null komma eens twei  
1/2 een Halb  
1/3 een Drüttel  
1/4 een Veertel  
1/5 een Föfftel  
1/6 een Sösstel  
3/4 dree Veertel  
% das Prozent, das Prozentzeichen  
50% föfftig Prozent  

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Details of Low German numbers compiled by Michael Peter Füstumum

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