Bulgarian/Numbers

The numbersEdit

Число (čislo) = Number

Cardinal numbersEdit

1 to 10Edit

Different forms of the words for the numbers 1 and 2 are used for masculine, feminine and neuter gender.

  • едно (ednó) = one (neuter)
    • един (edin) = one (masculine)
    • една (edna) = one (feminine)
  • две (dve) = two (neuter and feminine)
    • два (dva) = two (masculine)
  • три (tri) = three
  • четири (chétiri) = four
  • пет (pet) = five
  • шест (shest) = six
  • седем (sédem) = seven
  • осем (ósem) = eight
  • девет (dévet) = nine
  • десет (déset) = ten

When referring to men or groups of men and women, often different forms are used: двама, трима, четирима, петима, шестима, (седмина, осмина, деветима).

11 to 20Edit

Informally the final "т" is not pronounced. These are the shortened versions of the numbers. The long (and very formal) versions end in -десет instead of -йсет.

  • единайсет (edináyset) = 11
  • дванайсет (dvanayset) = 12
  • тринайсет (trináyset) = 13
  • четиринайсет (chetirináyset) = 14
  • петнайсет (petnáyset) = 15
  • шестнайсет (shestnáyset) = 16
  • седемнайсет (sedemnáyset) = 17
  • осемнайсет (osemnáyset) = 18
  • деветнайсет (devetnáyset) = 19
  • двайсет (dváyset) = 20

Ordinal numbersEdit

masc./fem./neuter

  • първи = first
  • втори = second
  • трети = third
  • четвърти = fourth
  • пети = fifth
  • шести = sixth
  • седми = seventh
  • осми = eighth
  • девети = ninth
  • десети = tenth
Last modified on 22 March 2014, at 23:10