Learn Thai Numbers with Audio

The Thai language has its own numeral system. However, you will find Arabic numbers generally used as well. In school, Thais learn both systems. They look like this:

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
๑๐
sŏon nèung sŏng săam sèe hâa hòk jèt bpàet gâo sìp

Where can you see the Thai numbers then?  Normally, Thai numbers can be found in legal documents, textbooks, date form, bank notes etc. So, often you will see Arabic numbers e.g. Thai ID card, Thai Driver license, Address, Maths, etc. So do not be afraid that you will be lost when coming to Thailand.

On the other hand, the Thai numeral system is not complex to learn as well. Let’s start learning Thai!

11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
๑๑ ๑๒ ๑๓ ๑๔ ๑๕ ๑๖ ๑๗ ๑๘ ๑๙ ๒๐
sìp èt sìp sŏng sìp săam sìp sèe sìp hâa sìp hòk sìp jèt sìp bpàet sìp gâo yêe sìp

 

21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
๒๑ ๒๒ ๒๓ ๒๔ ๒๕ ๒๖ ๒๗ ๒๘ ๒๙ ๓๐
yêe yêe sìp èt yêe yêe sìp sŏng yêe yêe sìp săam yêe yêe sìp sèe yêe sìp hâa yêe sìp hòk yêe sìp jèt yêe sìp bpàet yêe sìp gâo săam sìp

 

20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90
๒๐ ๓๐ ๔๐ ๕๐ ๖๐ ๗๐ ๘๐ ๙๐
yêe sìp săam sìp sèe sìp hâa sìp hòk sìp jèt sìp bpàet sìp gâo sìp
100 ๑๐๐ nèung rói
1000 ๑๐๐๐ nèung pan
10000 ๑๐๐๐๐  nèung mèun
100000 ๑๐๐๐๐๐ nèung săen
1000000 ๑๐๐๐๐๐๐ nèung láan

For 12, 13, …, 19 you can say: 10(sìp) + 2(sŏng), or 3(săam),… or 9(gâo).

Also for 30,40,…, 90, you can say: 3(săam) + 10(sìp), … , 9(gâo) + 10(sìp)

Also for 200,300,… ,900 you can say: 2(sŏng) + (100)rói, 3(săam) + (100)rói, … , 9(gâo) + (100)rói

Also for 2000,3000, …, 9000 you can say: 2(sŏng) + (1000)pan, 3(săam) + (1000)pan, … , 9(gâo) + (1000)pan

And so on … 🙂

Exception 1:

For: 11,21,31,….91,101,1001 and so on. You will read 10(sìp) + èt, 20(yêe sìp) + èt,

Exception 2:

For: 20,21,22,…,29. You will read 20(yêe sìp), 20(yêe sìp) + èt, 20(yêe sìp),…


Example

39 = ๓๘ = săam sìp gâo

128 = ๑๒๘ = nèung rói yêe sìp bpàet

5673 = ๕๖๗๓ = hâa pan hòk rói jèt sìp săam

20054 = ๒๐๐๕๔ = sŏng mèun hâa sìp sèe

Have fun learning Thai na ka 🙂

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