Numbers in Macedonian

Learn numbers in Macedonian

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

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 Macedonian?

Macedonian (македонски, transliterated as makedonski) is an Indo-European language from the Slavic linguistic group, and more precisely from the Eastern South Slavic group. Written in the Cyrillic script, this is the official language of Macedonia. It is also spoken in Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, and Serbia where live ethnic Macedonian minorities. Macedonian is spoken by about 1.4 million people.

List of numbers in Macedonian

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

  • 1) еден (eden)
  • 2) два (dva)
  • 3) три (tri)
  • 4) четири (četiri)
  • 5) пет (pet)
  • 6) шест (šest)
  • 7) седум (sedum)
  • 8) осум (osum)
  • 9) девет (devet)
  • 10) десет (deset)
  • 11) единаесет (edinaeset)
  • 12) дванаесет (dvanaeset)
  • 13) тринаесет (trinaeset)
  • 14) четиринаесет (četirinaeset)
  • 15) петнаесет (petnaeset)
  • 16) шестнаесет (šestnaeset)
  • 17) седумнаесет (sedumnaeset)
  • 18) осумнаесет (osumnaeset)
  • 19) деветнаесет (devetnaeset)
  • 20) дваесет (dvaeset)
  • 30) триесет (trieset)
  • 40) четириесет (četirieset)
  • 50) педесет (pedeset)
  • 60) шеесет (šeeset)
  • 70) седумдесет (sedumdeset)
  • 80) осумдесет (osumdeset)
  • 90) деведесет (devedeset)
  • 100) сто (sto)
  • 1,000) илјада (ilǰada)
  • one million) милион (milion)
  • one billion) милијарда (miliǰarda)
  • one trillion) трилион (trilion)

Numbers in Macedonian: Macedonian numbering rules

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

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

  • Digits from zero to nine are specific words, namely нула (nula) [0], еден (eden) [1], два (dva) [2], три (tri) [3], четири (četiri) [4], пет (pet) [5], шест (šest) [6], седум (sedum) [7], осум (osum) [8], and девет (devet) [9]. The digits one and two have both a masculine, a feminine and a neutral form: еден/една/едно (eden/edna/edno) [1], два/две/две (dva/dve/dve) [2].
  • The tens are formed by suffixing the multiplier with есет (eset) for 20, 30, 40 and 60, and with десет (deset) for 50, 70, 80 and 90: десет (deset) [10], дваесет (dvaeset) [20], триесет (trieset) [30], четириесет (četirieset) [40], педесет (pedeset) [50], шеесет (šeeset) [60], седумдесет (sedumdeset) [70], осумдесет (osumdeset) [80], and деведесет (devedeset) [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed from the matching units in the masculine form, followed by the word for ten with no space from eleven to nineteen (eg.: дванаесет (dvanaeset) [12]), and with the и (i) (and) word and the ten from twenty-one to ninety-nine (eg.: дваесет и пет (dvaeset i pet) [25]).
  • The hundreds are formed by suffixing the multiplier with the word for hundred, сто (sto), up to 300 and стотини (stotini) above: сто (sto) [100], двесте (dveste) [200], триста (trista) [300], четиристотини (četiristotini) [400], петстотини (petstotini) [500], шестотини (šeststotini) [600], седумстотини (sedumstotini) [700], осумстотини (osumstotini) [800], and деветстотини (devetstotini) [900].
  • The thousands are formed by stating the multiplier, then the word for thousand, except for one thousand itself: илјада (iljada) [1,000], две илјади (dve iljadi) [2,000], три илјади (tri iljadi) [3,000], четири илјади (četiri iljadi) [4,000], пет илјади (pet iljadi) [5,000], шест илјади (šest iljadi) [6,000], седум илјади (sedum iljadi) [7,000], осум илјади (osum iljadi) [8,000], and девет илјади (devet iljadi) [9,000].
  • The following big scale numers are милион (milion) [1 million, 106], милијарда (miliǰarda) [1 billion, 109], and трилион (trilion) [1 trillion, 1012].
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