We have already seen numbers in Gujarati in these previous two lessons 
Here we will see forms of verb like “first”,”second” etc. “single”,”double/both” etc.

Counting sequence
In Gujarati we have special words for sequence from 1 to 6. From 7 on wards form of મો (mo) is appended to number.

First પહેલો   (pahelo  )
Second બીજો    (bIjo   )
Third ત્રીજો  (trIjo )
Fourth ચોથો   (chotho  )
Fifth પાંચમો  (pAMchamo )
Sixth છઠ્ઠો  (ChaThTho )
Seventh સાતમો  (sAtamo )
Eighth આઠમો  (AThamo )
Ninth નવમો   (navamo  )

As these are kind of adjective ending with ઓ(o) they will have forms as per gender and multiplicity as seen in lesson
like પહેલો-પહેલી-પહેલું-પહેલા-પહેલી-પહેલાં (pahelo-pahelI-paheluM-pahelA-pahelI-pahelAM) etc.
First boy -પહેલો છોકરો   (pahelo Chokaro  )

First girl -> પહેલી છોકરી  (pahelI ChokarI )

First year -> પહેલું વર્ષ  (paheluM varSh )

Also do not get confused between wordપહેલો(pahelo)  & પેલો(pelo).
પેલો(pelo) means “that(masculine)” So it is a pronoun. For other genders such pronouns are પેલી (pelI), પેલું (peluM).

Collective words

Single/Alone Masculine ->એકલો  ( ekalo)

Feminine ->એકલી (ekalI )

Neuter -> એકલું (ekaluM)

Both બંને (baMne)
Three persons ત્રણે(traNe)
Four persons Masculine -> ચાર જણ (chAr jaN)

Feminine -> ચાર જણીઓ (chAr jaNIo)

Five persons Masculine -> પાંચ જણ (pAMch jaN)

Feminine -> પાંચ જણીઓ (pAMchjaNIo)

For number four onward it follows same pattern; i.e. 
for masculine “number and then “જણ”.
For feminine number and then “જણીઓ”  

For neuter we use just number.

Fractional numbers

Quarter પા  (pA )
Half અડધો  (aDadho )
Three fourth પોણો  (poNo )
Full પૂર્ણ  (pUrN )
One & quarter સવા  (savA )
One & half દોઢ  (doDh )
Quarter to one પોણા બે  (poNA be )
Two & quarter સવા બે  (savA be )
Two & half અઢી  (aDhI )
Quarter to three પોણા ત્રણ  (poNA traN )
Three & quarter સવા ત્રણ  (savA traN )
Three & half સાડા ત્રણ  (sADA traN )

As અડધો  (aDadho ) & પોણો  (poNo ) are adjective ending with ઓ(o) they will have forms as per gender and multiplicity.

For two onward ‘quarter’ figure is said by prefixing સવા (savA)


Two & quarter સવા બે  (savA be )
Three & quarter સવા ત્રણ  (savA traN )
Four & quarter સવા ચાર (savA chAr)

Similarly three onward ‘half’ figure is said by prefixing સાડા (saDA)


Three & half સાડા ત્રણ  (sADA traN )
Four & half સાડા ચાર  (sADA chAr)
Five & half સાડા પાંચ (sADA pAMch  )

Similarly two onward “quarter to” type figure is said by prefixing પોણા (poNA).


Quarter to two પોણા બે  (poNA be )
Quarter to three પોણા ત્રણ  (poNA traN )
Quarter to four પોણા ચાર    (poNA chAr)

The fractional number with decimal point.

The number “10.3” is generally said in English as “Ten point three”. Similarly we say in Gujarati. For point the word is દશાંશ (dashAMsh)

But in spoken Gujarati people generally use English word “point” itself.

10.5 -> દસ  દશાંશ પાંચ (das  dashAMsh pAMch)

           દસ  point પાંચ (das  “point” pAMch)

3.70 -> ત્રણ દશાંશ  સિત્તેર  (traN dashAMsh sitter )

           ત્રણ point સિત્તેર  (traN  “point” sitter )

Percentage in Gujarati

“percent” in English is ટકા( TakA) in Gujarati.
11 % -> eleven percent ->અગિયાર ટકા  (agiyAr TakA )

20% -> twenty percent -> વીસ ટકા  (vIs TakA )

20.5% -> twenty point five percent ->વીસ point પાંચ ટકા  (vIs point pAMch TakA )

ટકા( TakA)  is plural of word ટકો ( Tako). So we use it only for 1%
1% -> એક ટકો (ek Tako)

For numbers from 1 to 100 in Gujarati, refer


For numbers after 100 and higher numbers like thousand, million etc http://learn-gujarati-from-english.blogspot.com/2014/01/numbers-in-gujarati-part-2.html

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