Uzbek/Numerals and Fractions

The Uzbek cardinal numbers are:

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bir one (1)
ikki two (2)
uch three (3)
to’rt four (4)
besh five (5)
olti six (6)
etti seven (7)
sakkiz (8) eight
to’qqiz (9) nine
o’n (10) ten
yigirma (20) twenty
o’ttiz (30) thirty
qirq (40) forty
ellik (50) fifty
oltmish (60) sixty
etmish (70) seventy
sakson (80) eighty
to’qson (90) ninety
yuz (100) hundred
ming (1000) thousand
million million
milliard billion


In compound numerals the lower orders of numerals follow the higher. Each numeral is written separately:

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o’n bir eleven (11)
o’n ikki twelve (12)
o’n uch thirteen (13)
o’n to’rt fourteen (14)
o’n besh fifteen (15)
o’n olti sixteen (16)
o’n etti seventeen (17)
o’n sakkiz eighteen (18)
o’n to’qqiz nineteen (19)
yigirma bir twenty-one (21)
o’ttiz ikki thirty-two (32)
qirq uch forty-three (43)
ellik to’rt fifty-four (54)
oltmish besh sixty-five (55)
etmish olta seventy-six (76)
sakson etti eighty-seven (87)
to’qson sakkiz ninety-eight (98)
bir yuz o’n to’qqiz one hundred-nineteen (119)
ikki yuz sakson sakkiz two hundred-eighty-eight (288)
to’qqiz yuz to’qson ikki nine hundred-ninety-two (992)
bir ming to’qqiz yuz to’qson ikki one thousand nine hundred-ninety-two (1992)


The Uzbek ordinal numbers are formed by adding the suffix -nchi (after vowels) or inchi (after consonants) to cardinal numbers:

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birinchi first
ikkinchi second
uchinchi third
to’rtinchi forth
beshinchi fifth
oltinchi sixth
ettinchi seventh
sakkizinchi eighth
to’qqizinchi ninth
o’ninchi tenth
yigirmanchi twentieth
o’ttizinchi thirtieth
qirqinchi fortieth
ellikinchi fiftieth
oltmishinchi sixtieth
etmishinchi seventieth
saksoninchi eightieth
to’qsoninchi ninetieth
yuzinchi hundredth
minginchi thousandth


In Uzbek the denominator of a fraction always takes the ablative suffix while the numerator does not take any suffix:

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ikkidan bir one half
to’rtdan uch three-fourths
beshdan to’rt four fifths
o’ndan to’qqiz nine tenths


The decimals are expressed by the word butun (whole) followed by the denominator and the numerator:

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o’ttiz sakkiz butun o’ndan olti thirty eight and six tenths (36.6)
bir butun o’ndan to’qqiz one and nine tenths (1.9)
ikki butun o’ndan besh two and five tenths (2.5)


In spoken Uzbek the word butun frequently is omitted or replaced by -u or va, both meaning 'and':

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o’ttiz sakkiz-u o’ndan olti thirty eight and six tenths (36.6)
o’ttiz sakkiz va o’ndan olti thirty eight and six tenths (36.6)
o’ttiz sakkiz o’ndan olti thirty eight and six tenths (36.6)
Last modified on 14 July 2012, at 21:29