Numbers in Belarusian

Learn numbers in Belarusian

Knowing numbers in Belarusian is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Belarusian. Learning to count in Belarusian may appeal to you just as a simple curiosity or be something you really need. Perhaps you have planned a trip to a country where Belarusian is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Belarusian.

It's also useful for guiding you through street numbers. You'll be able to better understand the directions to places and everything expressed in numbers, such as the times when public transportation leaves. Can you think of more reasons to learn numbers in Belarusian?

Belarusian (Беларуская мова, transliterated as Bielaruskaja mova) belongs to the East Slavic group of the Indo-European family. Official language in Belarus, alongside Russian, it counts about 5.1 million speakers. The Belarusian language is written in a variation of the Cyrillic script counting 32 letters. We use on this page the national transliteration system.

List of numbers in Belarusian

Here is a list of numbers in Belarusian. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Belarusian from 1 to 20. We have also included the tens up to the number 100, so that you know how to count up to 100 in Belarusian. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Belarusian.

  • 1) адзі́н (adzín)
  • 2) два (dva)
  • 3) тры (try)
  • 4) чаты́ры (čatýry)
  • 5) пяць (piać)
  • 6) шэсць (šesć )
  • 7) сем (siem)
  • 8) во́сем (vósiem )
  • 9) дзе́вяць (dziéviać )
  • 10) дзе́сяць (dziésiać )
  • 11) адзіна́ццаць (adzináccać )
  • 12) двана́ццаць (dvanáccać )
  • 13) трына́ццаць (trynáccać )
  • 14) чатырна́ццаць (čatyrnáccać )
  • 15) пятна́ццаць (piatnáccać )
  • 16) шасна́ццаць (šasnáccać )
  • 17) сямна́ццаць (siamnáccać )
  • 18) васямна́ццаць (vasiamnáccać )
  • 19) дзевятна́ццаць (dzieviatnáccać )
  • 20) два́ццаць (dváccać )
  • 30) тры́ццаць (trýccać)
  • 40) со́рак (sórak)
  • 50) пяцьдзеся́т (piaćdziesiát )
  • 60) шэ́сцьдзесят (šésćdziesiat )
  • 70) се́мдзесят (siémdziesiat )
  • 80) во́семдзесят (vósiemdziesiat)
  • 90) дзевяно́ста (dzievianósta )
  • 100) сто (sto)
  • 1,000) ты́сяча (týsiača )

Numbers in Belarusian: Belarusian numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Belarusian is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Belarusian you will have to learn a series of rules that we will explain below. If you apply these rules you will soon find that you will be able to count in Belarusian with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Belarusian is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Belarusian. Also, learning how to number in Belarusian yourself from these simple rules is very beneficial for your brain, as it forces it to work and stay in shape. Working with numbers and a foreign language like Belarusian at the same time is one of the best ways to train our little gray cells, so let's see what rules you need to apply to number in Belarusian

  • Digits from zero to nine are specific words, namely нуль (nuĺ) [0], адзі́н (adzín)/адна́ (adná)/одно́ (odnó) (m/f/n) [1], два (dva)/дзве (dzvie)/два (dva) [2], тры (try) [3], чаты́ры (čatýry) [4], пяць (piać) [5], шэсць (šesć) [6], сем (siem) [7], во́сем (vósiem) [8], and дзе́вяць (dziéviać) [9]
  • The tens are formed by adding the word for ten (дзесят, dziesiat) at the end of the digits from fifty to eighty, the other tens being quite irregular: дзе́сяць (dziésiać) [10], два́ццаць (dváccać) [20], тры́ццаць (trýccać) [30], со́рак (sórak) [40], пяцьдзеся́т (piaćdziesiát) [50], шэ́сцьдзесят (šésćdziesiat) [60], се́мдзесят (siémdziesiat) [70], во́семдзесят (vósiemdziesiat) [80], and дзевяно́ста (dzievianósta) [90].
  • Numbers form eleven to nineteen are formed starting with the unit, directly followed by -на́ццаць (-náccać): адзіна́ццаць (adzináccać) [11], двана́ццаць (dvanáccać) [12], трына́ццаць (trynáccać) [13], чатырна́ццаць (čatyrnáccać) [14], пятна́ццаць (piatnáccać) [15], шасна́ццаць (šasnáccać) [16], сямна́ццаць (siamnáccać) [17], васямна́ццаць (vasiamnáccać) [18], and дзевятна́ццаць (dzieviatnáccać) [19].
  • Compound numbers are formed by saying the ten, then the digit separated by a space (e.g.: два́ццаць тры (dváccać try) [23], дзевяно́ста дзе́вяць (dzievianósta dziéviać) [99]).
  • Hundreds are formed by setting the multiplier digit before the word for hundred (сто, sto) which takes different forms, except for one hundred: сто (sto) [100], дзве́сце (dzviéscie) [200], тры́ста (trýsta) [300], чаты́рыста (čatýrysta) [400], пяцьсо́т (piaćsót) [500], шэсцьсо́т (šesćsót) [600], семсо́т (siemsót) [700], восемсо́т (vosiemsót) [800], and дзевяцьсо́т (dzieviaćsót) [900].
  • Thousands are formed by setting the multiplier digit before the word for thousand (ты́сяча, týsiača), except for one thousand. It takes a different form after the multipliers two, three and four: ты́сяча (týsiača) [1,000], дзве ты́сячы (dzvie týsiačy) [2,000], тры ты́сячы (try týsiačy) [3,000], чаты́ры ты́сячы (čatýry týsiačy) [4,000], пяць ты́сяч (piać týsiač) [5,000], шэсць ты́сяч (šesć týsiač) [6,000], сем ты́сяч (siem týsiač) [7,000], во́сем ты́сяч (vósiem týsiač) [8,000], and дзе́вяць ты́сяч (dziéviać týsiač) [9,000].
  • The word for million is мільён (miĺjon), and the word for billion is мілья́рд (miĺjárd).
  • Belarusian transliteration
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