Hindi counting

  • 0 — शून्य — shoonya OR सिफ़र — sifar
  • 1 — एक — ek (sounds like “k” pronounced in reverse)
  • 2 — दो — do (“d” spoken with tongue touching the back of your incisor teeth)
  • 3 — तीन — teen (“t” spoken with tongue touching the back of your incisor teeth)
  • 4 — चार — char (“ch: as in “cherry”, “ar” as “r”)
  • 5 — पांच — paanch (“paa” as in “papa” and “n” is nasalized)
  • 6 — छः — chhe
  • 7 — सात — saat
  • 8 — आठ — aath
  • 9 — नौ — nau
  • 10 — दस — dus
  • 11 — ग्यारह — gyaarah
  • 12 — बारह — baarah
  • 13 — तेरह — terah
  • 14 — चौदह — chaudah
  • 15 — पन्द्रह — pandrah
  • 16 — सोलह — solah
  • 17 — सत्रह — satrah
  • 18 — अठारह — athaarah
  • 19 — उन्नीस — unnees
  • 20 — बीस — bees
  • 21 — इक्कीस — ikkees
  • 22 — बाईस — baaees
  • 23 — तेईस — te-ees
  • 24 — चौबीस — chaubees
  • 25 — पच्चीस — pacchees (hold the “ch”)
  • 26 — छब्बीस — chhabbees (hold the “b”)
  • 27 — सत्ताईस — sattaaees (hold the “t”)
  • 28 — अट्ठाईस — atthaaees (hold the “th”)
  • 29 — उनतीस — untees
  • 30 — तीस — tees
  • 31 — इकत्तीस — ikatees
  • 32 — बत्तीस — battees
  • 33 — तैंतीस — taintees
  • 34 — चौंतीस — chauntees
  • 35 — पैंतीस — paintees (ai like the “a” in “pan”)
  • 36 — छत्तीस — chhattees
  • 37 — सैंतीस — saintees (ai like the “a” in “pan”)
  • 38 — अड़तीस — ardtees (“rd” is like Spanish “r” but pronounced retroflexively; this is the “retroflex flap”)
  • 39 — उनतालीस — untaalees
  • 40 — चालीस — chaalees
  • 50 — पचास — pachass
  • 60 — साँठ — saanth (hold the “aan”)
  • 70 — सत्तर — sattar (hold the “t”)
  • 80 — अस्सी — asee (hold the “s”)
  • 90 — नब्बे — nabbe (hold the “b”)
  • 100 — सौ — sau OR एक सौ — ek sau
  • 200 — दो सौ — do sau
  • 300 — तीन सौ — teen sau
  • 400 — चार सौ — char sau
  • 500 — पांच सौ — paanch sau
  • 600 — छः सौ — chhe sau
  • 700 — सात सौ — saat sau
  • 800 — आठ सौ — aath sau
  • 900 — नौ सौ — nau sau
  • 1,000 — हज़ार — hazaar OR एक हज़ार — ek hazaar
  • 100,000 — एक लाख़ — ek lakh
  • 10,000,000 — ek crore
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