Numbers in Chinese


How to count in Mandarin Chinese? One of the most important things is to get the numbers down when learning a language

Number in Chinese

Numbers in Chinese

How to count in Mandarin Chinese? One of the most important things is to get the numbers down when learning a language. Number is used in every aspect of life. Try to pronounce some numbers in Chinese will help you communicate easily with Chinese. 

Chinese Numbers 0 to 10
Chinese Numbers 11 to 99
Chinese Numbers 100’s and 1000’s
Large Numbers in Chinese

Chinese Numbers 0 to 10

What is one in Chinese. We first learn Chinese numbers 1-10

zero: 0: 零: Líng
one: 1: 一: Yī
two: 2: 二: Èr
three: 3: 三: Sān
four: 4: 四: Sì
five: 5: 五: Wǔ
six: 6: 六: Liù
seven: 7: 七: Qī
eight: 8: 八: Bā
nine: 9: 九: Jiǔ
ten: 10: 十: Shí

Chinese Numbers 11 to 99

The Chinese numbers from 11 to 99 are also very easy to learn and remember.  From 11 to 19, it’s 十 (Shí) plus the number. From 20 onwards, it’s the multiple of 10, plus 十 (Shí), then the multiple of one. 

11: 十一: Shí yī: eleven
12: 十二: Shí èr: twelve
13: 十三: Shí sān: thirteen
14: 十四: Shí sì: fourteen
15: 十五: Shí wǔ: fifteen
16: 十六: Shí liù: sixteen
17: 十七: Shí qī: seventeen
18: 十八: Shí bā: eighteen
19: 十九: Shí jiǔ: nineteen
20: 二十: Èr shí: twenty
21: 二十一: Èr shí yī: twenty-one
22: 二十二: Èr shí èr: twenty-two
23: 二十三: Èr shí sān: twenty-three
24: 二十四: Èr shí sì: twenty-four
25: 二十五: Èr shí wǔ: twenty-five
26: 二十六: Èr shí liù: twenty-six
27: 二十七: Èr shí qī: twenty-seven
28: 二十八: Èr shí bā: twenty-eight
29: 二十九: Èr shí jiǔ: twenty-nine
30: 三十: Sān shí: thirty
31: 三十一: Sān shí yī: thirty-one
32: 三十二: Sān shí èr: thirty-two
33: 三十三: Sān shí sān: thirty-three
34: 三十四: Sān shí sì: thirty-four
35: 三十五: Sān shí wǔ: thirty-five
36: 三十六: Sān shí liù: thirty-six
37: 三十七: Sān shí qī: thirty-seven
38: 三十八: Sān shí bā: thirty-eight
39: 三十九: Sān shí jiǔ: thirty-nine
40: 四十: Sì shí: forty
41: 四十一: Sì shí yī: forty-one
42: 四十二: Sì shí èr: forty-two
43: 四十三: Sì shí sān: forty-three
44: 四十四: Sì shí sì: forty-four
45: 四十五: Sì shí wǔ: forty-five
46: 四十六: Sì shí liù: forty-six
47: 四十七: Sì shí qī: forty-seven
48: 四十八: Sì shí bā: forty-eight
49: 四十九: Sì shí jiǔ: forty-nine
50: 五十: Wǔ shí: fifty
51: 五十一: Wǔ shí yī: fifty-one
52: 五十二: Wǔ shí èr: fifty-two
53: 五十三: Wǔ shí sān: fifty-three
54: 五十四: Wǔ shí sì: fifty-four
55: 五十五: Wǔ shí wǔ: fifty-five
56: 五十六: Wǔ shí liù: fifty-six
57: 五十七: Wǔ shí qī: fifty-seven
58: 五十八: Wǔ shí bā: fifty-eight
59: 五十九: Wǔ shí jiǔ: fifty-nine
60: 六十: Liù shí: sixty
61: 六十一: Liù shí yī: sixty-one
62: 六十二: Liù shí èr: sixty-two
63: 六十三: Liù shí sān: sixty-three
64: 六十四: Liù shí sì: sixty-four
65: 六十五: Liù shí wǔ: sixty-five
66: 六十六: Liù shí liù: sixty-six
67: 六十七: Liù shí qī: sixty-seven
68: 六十八: Liù shí bā: sixty-eight
69: 六十九: Liù shí jiǔ: sixty-nine
70: 七十: Qī shí: seventy
71: 七十一: Qī shí yī: seventy-one
72: 七十二: Qī shí èr: seventy-two
73: 七十三: Qī shí sān: seventy-three
74: 七十四: Qī shí sì: seventy-four
75: 七十五: Qī shí wǔ: seventy-five
76: 七十六: Qī shí liù: seventy-six
77: 七十七: Qī shí qī: seventy-seven
78: 七十八: Qī shí bā: seventy-eight
79: 七十九: Qī shí jiǔ: seventy-nine
80: 八十: Bā shí: eighty
81: 八十一: Bā shí yī: eighty-one
82: 八十二: Bā shí èr: eighty-two
83: 八十三: Bā shí sān: eighty-three
84: 八十四: Bā shí sì: eighty-four
85: 八十五: Bā shí wǔ: eighty-five
86: 八十六: Bā shí liù: eighty-six
87: 八十七: Bā shí qī: eighty-seven
88: 八十八: Bā shí bā: eighty-eight
89: 八十九: Bā shí jiǔ: eighty-nine
90: 九十: Jiǔ shí: ninety
91: 九十一: Jiǔ shí yī: ninety-one
92: 九十二: Jiǔ shí èr: ninety-two
93: 九十三: Jiǔ shí sān: ninety-three
94: 九十四: Jiǔ shí sì: ninety-four
95: 九十五: Jiǔ shí wǔ: ninety-five
96: 九十六: Jiǔ shí liù: ninety-six
97: 九十七: Jiǔ shí qī: ninety-seven
98: 九十八: Jiǔ shí bā: ninety-eight
99: 九十九: Jiǔ shí jiǔ: ninety-nine

Chinese Numbers 100’s and 1000’s

100: 一百: yì bǎi: one hundred
101: 一百零一: yì bǎi líng yī
102: 一百零二: yì bǎi líng èr
110: 一百一十: yì bǎi yī shí
111: 一百十一: yì bǎi shí yī
120: 一百二十: yì bǎi èr shí
121: 一百二十一: yì bǎi èr shí yī
200: 二百/两百: èr bǎi/liǎng bǎi
201: 二百零一/两百零一: èr bǎi/ liǎng bǎi líng yī
300: 三百: sān bǎi
400: 四百: sì bǎi 
500: 五百: wǔ bǎi
600: 六百: liù bǎi
700: 七百: qī bǎi
800: 八百: bā bǎi
900: 九百: jiǔ bǎi
1000: 一千: yì qiān: 
1001: 一千零一: yì qiān líng yī
2000: 两千: liǎng qiān 

Large Numbers in Chinese

For numbers larger than 10,000, Chinese forms numbers based off of how many tens of thousands they have. After 99,999,999, there is another new numerical unit, 亿 (yì), which is used to express hundred million

10,000: 万: wàn: one thousand
100,000,000: 亿: yì: one hundred milion

10,000: 一万: yī wàn
10,001: 一万零一: yī wàn líng yī
10,010: 一万零一十: yī wàn líng yī shí
10,100: 一万零一百: yī wàn líng yī bǎi
100,000: 十万: shí wàn
100,001: 十万零一: shí wàn líng yī
100,101: 十万零一百零一: shí wàn líng yī bǎi líng yī
1,000,000: 一百万: yī bǎi wàn: one milion
1,000,001: 一百万零一: yī bǎi wàn líng yī
1,001,000: 一百万一千: yī bǎi wàn yī qiān
99,999,999: 九千九百九十九万九千九百九十九: jiǔ qiān jiǔ bǎi jiǔ shí jiǔ wàn jiǔ qiān jiǔ bǎi jiǔ shí jiǔ
100,000,000: 一亿: yī yì
100,000,001: 一亿零一: yī yì líng yī
200,000,010: 二亿零一十: èr yì líng yī shí
1 billion: 一十亿: líng yī shí yì
10 billion: 一百亿: yī bǎi yì
100 billion: 一千亿: yī qiān yì
1 trillion: 一万亿: yī wàn yì