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Sanskrit Numbers From 1 to 20


Alright, Let us learn how to count numbers. Learning numbers is not only fun it is important. Look at the certain numbers like three and nine which is threeni and nava respectively. They sound very similar, aren't they? It makes it easy to remeber!
1. One एकम् (ekam)
2. Two द्वे (dve)
3.Three त्रीणि (treeni)
4. Four चत्वारि (chatvaari)
5. Five पञ्च (pancha)
6. Six षट् (shat)
7. Seven सप्त (sapta)
8. Eight अष्ट (ashta)
9. Nine नव (nava)
10. Ten दश (dasha)
After the number Ten, you see that the numbers till Nineteen the suffix dasha, in a way similar to the siffix -teen in English!
11. Elelven एकादश (ekaadasha)
12. Twelve द्वादश (dvaadasha)
13. Thirteen त्रयोदश (trayodasha)
14. Fourteen चतुर्दश (chaturdasha)
15. Fifteen पञ्चदश (panchadasha)
16. Sixteen षोडश (shodash)
17. Seventeen सप्तदश (saptadasha)
18. Eighteen अष्टादश (ashtaadasha)
19. Nineteen नवदश (navadasha)
20. Twenty विंशतिः (vimshatihi)
We now know how to count numbers till twenty. Don't we? That sounds good. Play with them, have fun.