Can you believe if I say that with help of just 18 words you can learn German counting from one to thousand? Yes you heard right, you can get a good command over German counting by learning just 18 words.

Let’s start this one by one and also make sure to note them in your notebook with pen or take a screenshot of this so that you can always revise it even if you are away from Internet!

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## Counting From 0 to 12

First we will focus on our first 12 numbers which will form foundation for learning other numbers. These are as follows:

Number | Number Name | Pronunciation | Meaning |

0 | Null | नूल / null | Zero/ शून्य |

1 | Eins | आइन्स/ aa-ins | One/ एक |

2 | Zwei | त्स्वाय/ svai | Two/दो |

3 | Drei | द्राय/ dry | Three/ तीन |

4 | Vier | फियर/fear | Four/चार |

5 | Fünf | फ्युन्फ/ fee-unf | Five/ पांच |

6 | Sechs | झेक्स/ zeks | Six/छह |

7 | Sieben | झिबन/ zeeben | Seven/सात |

8 | Acht | आख्ट/aacht | Eight/आठ |

9 | Neun | नॉयन/ noo-en | Nine/नौ |

10 | Zehn | सेन/ sen | Ten/दस |

11 | Elf | एल्फ/ elf | Eleven/ग्यारह |

12 | Zwölf | स्वोल्फ/ Svolf | Twelve/ बारह |

## Counting From 13 to 19

For making numbers from 13-19, first tell me how do we write numbers in eng? We add “teens” at the end, right!

In german it is even more easy. You have to take numbers directly for eg: to write 13 just write 10+3 (and reverse the order) that is (3 +10) we write three as ‘drei’ and then as ‘zehn’ so our number will be “dreizehn”.

Counting | Zahlen | Meaning |

13 | Dreizehn | Thirteen |

14 | Vierzehn | Fourteen |

15 | Fünfzehn | Fifteen |

16 | Sechzehn ( Note: ‘s’ is removed from Sechs) | Sixteen |

17 | Siebzehn ( Note: ‘en’ is removed from Sieben here) | Seventeen |

18 | Achtzehn | Eighteen |

19 | Neunzehn | Ninteen |

## Counting for Multiples of 10

Here we have nothing learned new, we just directly put the combination of what we learned from zero to ten.

In english, for writing counting like 20, 30, 40, 50, we put “ty” at the end, similarly we will use “zig” in German to form these numbers.

So let’s see how we can use this “zig”(Pronounced as Zish) to form more numbers.

Counting | Zahlen | Meaning |

20 | Zwanzig | Twenty |

30 | dreißig (Note here it is not zig, it is ßig- sharfes S) | Thirty |

40 | Vierzig | Forty |

50 | Fünfzig | Fifty |

60 | Sechzig (( Note: ‘s’ is removed from Sechs)) | Sixty |

70 | Siebzig (Note: ‘en’ is removed from Sieben here) | Seventy |

80 | Achtzig | Eighty |

90 | Neunzig | Ninety |

Now we will learn three new words and our counting will be completed. These three words are:

Counting | Zahlen | |

100 | Hundert | |

1000 | Tausend | |

1000000 | Million |

## Counting from 21 to 30

Now let’s see how to form numbers like 21, 22, 23..if we want to write these in number names then it will be written like “Twenty one, Twenty Two, Twenty Three and so on.

In german, we write **unit/ones digit firs**t and add word **“und”**. For eg: 21 is twenty+one, so it will be written like “ein+und+zwanzig= einundzwanzig.”

Counting | Zahlen | Meaning |

21 | einundzwanzig | Twenty One |

22 | zweiundzwanzig | Twenty Two |

23 | dreiundzwanzig | Twenty Three |

24 | vierundzwanzig | Twenty Four |

25 | funfundzwanzig | Twenty Five |

26 | Sechsundzwanzig | Twenty Six |

27 | siebenundzwanzig | Twenty Seven |

28 | achtundzwanzig | Twenty Eight |

29 | neunundzwanzig | Twenty Nine |

## Counting From 1 to 100 In German

0 | null |

1 | eins |

2 | zwei |

3 | drei |

4 | vier |

5 | fünf |

6 | sechs |

7 | sieben |

8 | acht |

9 | neun |

10 | zehn |

11 | elf |

12 | zwölf |

13 | dreizehn |

14 | vierzehn |

15 | fünfzehn |

16 | sechzehn |

17 | siebzehn |

18 | achtzehn |

19 | neunzehn |

20 | zwanzig |

21 | einundzwanzig |

22 | zweiundzwanzig |

23 | dreiundzwanzig |

24 | vierundzwanzig |

25 | fünfundzwanzig |

26 | sechsundzwanzig |

27 | siebenundzwanzig |

28 | achtundzwanzig |

29 | neunundzwanzig |

30 | dreiβig |

31 | einunddreiβig |

32 | zweiunddreißig |

33 | dreiunddreißig |

34 | vierunddreißig |

35 | fünfunddreißig |

36 | sechsunddreißig |

37 | siebenunddreißig |

38 | achtunddreißig |

39 | neununddreißig |

40 | vierzig |

41 | einundvierzig |

42 | zweiundvierzig |

43 | dreiundvierzig |

44 | vierundvierzig |

45 | fünfundvierzig |

46 | sechsundvierzig |

47 | siebenundvierzig |

48 | achtundvierzig |

49 | neunundvierzig |

50 | fünfzig |

51 | einundfünfzig |

52 | zweiundfünfzig |

53 | dreiundfünfzig |

54 | vierundfünfzig |

55 | fünfundfünfzig |

56 | sechsundfünfzig |

57 | siebenundfünfzig |

58 | achtundfünfzig |

59 | neunundfünfzig |

60 | sechzig |

61 | einundsechzig |

62 | zweiundsechzig |

63 | dreiundsechzig |

64 | vierundsechzig |

65 | fünfundsechzig |

66 | sechsundsechzig |

67 | siebenundsechzig |

68 | achtundsechzig |

69 | neunundsechzig |

70 | siebzig |

71 | einundsiebzig |

72 | zweiundsiebzig |

73 | dreiundsiebzig |

74 | vierundsiebzig |

75 | fünfundsiebzig |

76 | sechsundsiebzig |

77 | siebenundsiebzig |

78 | achtundsiebzig |

79 | neunundsiebzig |

80 | achtzig |

81 | einundachtzig |

82 | zweiundachtzig |

83 | dreiundachtzig |

84 | vierundachtzig |

85 | fünfundachtzig |

86 | sechsundachtzig |

87 | siebenundachtzig |

88 | achtundachtzig |

89 | neunundachtzig |

90 | neunzig |

91 | einundneunzig |

92 | zweiundneunzig |

93 | dreiundneunzig |

94 | vierundneunzig |

95 | fünfundneunzig |

96 | sechsundneunzig |

97 | siebenundneunzig |

98 | achtundneunzig |

99 | neunundneunzig |

100 | (ein)hundert |

## Counting For Multiples of 100 (100-1000)

100 | Einhundret |

200 | Zweihundret |

300 | Dreihundret |

400 | Vierhundret |

500 | Fünfhundret |

600 | Sechshundret |

700 | Siebenhundret |

800 | Achthundret |

900 | Neunhundret |

1000 | Eintausend |

## Counting After 100

Most important thing to learn here is counting from one to hundred. After 100 we have to just at the sequence to form the number. Let’s understand this by example

- If you have to write 127, then it will be written as 100+ 27, In German we will write as ( Ein hundert/ hundert + sieben und zwanzig) =
**Einhundertsiebenundzwanzig**

**201 = zweihunderteins***(auch:***zweihundert**__und__eins*)*

**201 = zweihunderteins**or**zweihundert**__und__eins

**556 = fünfhundertsechsundfünfzig***(auch:***fünfhundert**__und__sechsundfünfzig*)*

**Remember that we have to write this whole number together without any space.**

**Note: The numbers 100 and 1000 can be spoken as hundert/einhundert (a hundred/one hundred) and tausend/eintausend (a thousand/one thousand).**

## Counting From 1,000 to 10,000

1000 | Eintausend |

2000 | Zweitausend |

3000 | Dreitausend |

4000 | Viertausend |

5000 | Fünftausend |

6000 | Sechstausend |

7000 | Siebentausend |

8000 | Achttausend |

9000 | Neuntausend |

10000 | Zehntausend |

- If we have to write 2225, then it will be written as two thousand+ two hundred+ twenty five

we will do the same in German that is

( Zwei tausend+ zwei Hundert+ fünf und zwanzig) = Zweitausendzweihundertfünfundzwanzig

**Remember that we have to write this whole number together without any space.**

## Counting From 10,000 And Beyond

100.000 | einhunderttausend |

200.000 | zweihunderttausend |

1.000.000 | Millionen |

1.000.000.000 | Milliarden |

1.000.000.000.000 | Billionen |

- If we have to write 87,787, then it will be written as eighty seven thousand+seven hundred+ eighty seven

we will do the same in German that is : eighty seven thousand will be written as (sieben und achtzig) tausend+ sieben hundert + eighty seven ( sieben und achtzig)

87787= *siebenundachtzigtausendsiebenhundertsiebenundachtzig*

*Note: (In german, we put (.) in place of comma while putting International number system)*

Try Now : German Quiz On Counting

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