Category: Numbers

Turkish Numbers

Learning numbers in Turkish is one of the easiest thing. Because we don’t have exceptions like eleven,twelve. It is really logical for a math person.

0 – Sıfır
1 – Bir
2 – İki
3 – Üç
4 – Dört
5 – Beş
6 – Altı
7 – Yedi
8 – Sekiz
9 – Dokuz
10 – On
20 – Yirmi
30 – Otuz
40 – Kırk
50 – Elli
60 – Altmış
70 – Yetmiş
80 – Seksen
90 – Doksan
100 – Yüz
1000 – Bin
1000000 – Milyon
1000000000 – Milyar

All you need to do is memorize these numbers first. And dissolve the number and read the numbers in order. Let’s see some examples.

14= 10+4= On dört

18 =10+8 = On sekiz

43 = 40+3= Kırk üç

96= 90+6= Doksan altı

22 =20+2= Yirmi iki

126 =100+20+6 = yüz yirmi altı

1453=1000+4*100+50+3 = bin dörtyüz elli üç

133292=133*1000+2*100+90+2 = yüz otuz üç BİN iki YÜZ doksan iki

1987267=1000000+987*1000+2*100+60+7 =Bir milyon dokuz yüz seksen yedi BİN iki yüz altmış yedi

Try these numbers by yourself

12,46,33,343,256,1024,4097,35563,998012,1234,6738,880,881

Best exercise for this is to read signs in the walls,busses,metro stations etc.