Numbers in Lower Sorbian

Learn numbers in Lower Sorbian

Knowing numbers in Lower Sorbian is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Lower Sorbian. Learning to count in Lower Sorbian 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 Lower Sorbian is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Lower Sorbian.

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 Lower Sorbian?

Lower Sorbian (dolnoserbšćina) belongs to the West Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family.
It is spoken in Germany in the historical province of Lower Lusatia, in and around the city of Cottbus in Brandenburg. The Lower Sorbian language counts about 7,000 speakers.Due to lack of data, we can only count accurately up to 9,999 in Lower Sorbian. Please contact me if you can help me counting up from that limit.

List of numbers in Lower Sorbian

Here is a list of numbers in Lower Sorbian. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Lower Sorbian 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 Lower Sorbian. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Lower Sorbian.

  • 1) jaden
  • 2) dwa
  • 3) tśi
  • 4) styri
  • 5) pěś
  • 6) šesć
  • 7) sedym
  • 8) wósym
  • 9) źewjeś
  • 10) źaseś
  • 11) jadnasćo
  • 12) dwanasćo
  • 13) tśinasćo
  • 14) styrnasćo
  • 15) pěśnasćo
  • 16) šesnasćo
  • 17) sedymnasćo
  • 18) wosymnasćo
  • 19) źewjeśnasćo
  • 20) dwaźasća
  • 30) tśiźasća
  • 40) styrźasća
  • 50) pěśźaset
  • 60) šesćźaset
  • 70) sedymźaset
  • 80) wosymźaset
  • 90) źewjeśźaset
  • 100) sto
  • 1,000) tysac

Numbers in Lower Sorbian: Lower Sorbian numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Lower Sorbian is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Lower Sorbian 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 Lower Sorbian with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Lower Sorbian is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Lower Sorbian. Also, learning how to number in Lower Sorbian 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 Lower Sorbian 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 Lower Sorbian

  • Digits from one to nine are rendered by specific words, namely jaden (m) / jadna (f) / jadno (n) [1], dwa (m) / dwě (f,n) [2], tśi [3], styri [4], pěś [5], šesć [6], sedym [7], wósym [8], and źewjeś [9].
  • Tens are formed by suffixing the multiplier digit with źasća from twenty to forty, and by źaset from fifty to ninety, while no multiplier is needed for ten. Thus, we have źaseś [10], dwaźasća [20], tśiźasća [30], styrźasća [40], pěśźaset [50], šesćźaset [60], sedymźaset [70], wosymźaset [80], and źewjeśźaset [90].
  • Numbers from eleven to nineteen are formed starting with the unit, directly followed by nasćo: jadnasćo [11], dwanasćo [12], tśinasćo [13], styrnasćo [14], pěśnasćo [15], šesnasćo [16], sedymnasćo [17], wosymnasćo [18], and źewjeśnasćo [19].
  • Compound numbers are formed starting with the unit, followed by the conjonction a and the ten, with no space (e.g.: wósymadwaźasća [28], šesćapěśźaset [56]).
  • Hundreds are formed starting with the multiplier unit, then a form of the word for hundred (sto), with no space, except for one hundred: sto [100], dwěsćě [200], tśista [300], styrista [400], pěśstow [500], šesćstow [600], sedymstow [700], wosymstow [800], and źewjeśstow [900].
  • Compound hundreds are formed starting with the hundred, then the conjonction a, and the ten or the unit separated with spaces (e.g.: sto a jaden [101], dwěsćě a tśiasedymźaset [273]).
  • Thousands are formed starting with the multiplier unit, followed by the word for thousand (tysac), except for one thousand: tysac [1,000], dwa tysac [2,000], tśi tysac [3,000], styri tysac [4,000], pěś tysac [5,000], šesć tysac [6,000], sedym tysac [7,000], wósym tysac [8,000], and źewjeś tysac [9,000].
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