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Tagalog Notes

[Last Updated 22 January 2011]


Numbers 1-10
Numbers 11-19
Numbers 20-99


Numbers 1-10

TagalogEnglish (Symbol)
isa
one (1)
dalawa
two (2)
tatlo
three (3)
apat
four (4)
lima
five (5)
anim
six (6)
pito
seven (7)
walo
eight (8)
siyam
nine (9)
sampu
ten (10)

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into English:

1.1. anim
1.2. lima
1.3. pito
1.4. dalawa
1.5. isa
1.6. siyam
1.7. tatlo
1.8. apat
1.9. walo
1.10. sampu

ANSWERS

1.1. six (6)
1.2. five (5)
1.3. seven (7)
1.4. two (2)
1.5. one (1)
1.6. nine (9)
1.7. three (3)
1.8. four (4)
1.9. eight (8)
1.10. ten (10)

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

2.1. seven (7)
2.2. ten (10)
2.3. eight (8)
2.4. one (1)
2.5. nine (9)
2.6. two (2)
2.7. three (3)
2.8. five (5)
2.9. six (6)
2.10. four (4)

ANSWERS

2.1. pito
2.2. sampu
2.3. walo
2.4. isa
2.5. siyam
2.6. dalawa
2.7. tatlo
2.8. lima
2.9. anim
2.10. apat

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into English:

3.1. lima
3.2. apat
3.3. walo
3.4. anim
3.5. pito
3.6. siyam
3.7. sampu
3.8. tatlo
3.9. isa
3.10. dalawa

ANSWERS

3.1. five (5)
3.2. four (4)
3.3. eight (8)
3.4. six (6)
3.5. seven (7)
3.6. nine (9)
3.7. ten (10)
3.8. three (3)
3.9. one (1)
3.10. two (2)

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

4.1. five (5)
4.2. seven (7)
4.3. two (2)
4.4. six (6)
4.5. ten (10)
4.6. three (3)
4.7. four (4)
4.8. eight (8)
4.9. one (1)
4.10. nine (9)

ANSWERS

4.1. lima
4.2. pito
4.3. dalawa
4.4. anim
4.5. sampu
4.6. tatlo
4.7. apat
4.8. walo
4.9. isa
4.10. siyam

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EXERCISES

Translate English into Tagalog and Tagalog into English:

5.1. four (4)
5.2. anim
5.3. one (1)
5.4. sampu
5.5. seven (7)
5.6. dalawa
5.7. five (5)
5.8. tatlo
5.9. eight (8)
5.10. siyam

ANSWERS

5.1. apat
5.2. six (6)
5.3. isa
5.4. ten (10)
5.5. pito
5.6. two (2)
5.7. lima
5.8. three (3)
5.9. walo
5.10. nine (9)

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EXERCISES

Translate English into Tagalog and Tagalog into English:

6.1. nine (9)
6.2. tatlo
6.3. one (1)
6.4. anim
6.5. four (4)
6.6. sampu
6.7. five (5)
6.8. walo
6.9. two (2)
6.10. pito

ANSWERS

6.1. siyam
6.2. three (3)
6.3. isa
6.4. six (6)
6.5. apat
6.6. ten (10)
6.7. lima
6.8. eight (8)
6.9. dalawa
6.10. seven (7)

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Numbers 11-19

TagalogEnglish (Symbol)
labing-isa
eleven (11)
labindalawa
twelve (12)
labintatlo
thirteen (13)
labing-apat
fourteen (14)
labinlima
fifteen (15)
labing-anim
sixteen (16)
labimpito
seventeen (17)
labingwalo
eighteen (18)
labinsiyam
nineteen (19)

Note the following patterns:

1. For numbers whose last digit begins with a vowel in Tagalog, add "labing-" to the beginning: labing-isa (11), labing-apat (14), labing-anim (16).

2. For numbers whose last digit begins with a consonant in Tagalog, add "labin" to the beginning: labindalawa (12), labintatlo (13), labinlima (15), labinsiyam (19).

There are two exceptions:

1. For 17, add "labim" in front of "pito": labimpito (17).

2. For 18, add "labing" in front of "walo": labingwalo (18).

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into English:

1.1. labindalawa
1.2. labing-apat
1.3. labing-isa
1.4. labinlima
1.5. labinsiyam
1.6. labintatlo
1.7. labimpito
1.8. labing-anim
1.9. labingwalo

ANSWERS

1.1. twelve (12)
1.2. fourteen (14)
1.3. eleven (11)
1.4. fifteen (15)
1.5. nineteen (19)
1.6. thirteen (13)
1.7. seventeen (17)
1.8. sixteen (16)
1.9. eighteen (18)

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

2.1. twelve (12)
2.2. sixteen (16)
2.3. fifteen (15)
2.4. nineteen (19)
2.5. eighteen (18)
2.6. thirteen (13)
2.7. eleven (11)
2.8. seventeen (17)
2.9. fourteen (14)

ANSWERS

2.1. labindalawa
2.2. labing-anim
2.3. labinlima
2.4. labinsiyam
2.5. labingwalo
2.6. labintatlo
2.7. labing-isa
2.8. labimpito
2.9. labing-apat

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

3.1. seventeen (17)
3.2. eleven (11)
3.3. twelve (12)
3.4. thirteen (13)
3.5. nineteen (19)
3.6. sixteen (16)
3.7. fifteen (15)
3.8. fourteen (14)
3.9. eighteen (18)

ANSWERS

3.1. labimpito
3.2. labing-isa
3.3. labindalawa
3.4. labintatlo
3.5. labinsiyam
3.6. labing-anim
3.7. labinlima
3.8. labing-apat
3.9. labingwalo

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

4.1. nineteen (19)
4.2. twelve (12)
4.3. sixteen (16)
4.4. eleven (11)
4.5. fifteen (15)
4.6. fourteen (14)
4.7. thirteen (13)
4.8. eighteen (18)
4.9. seventeen (17)

ANSWERS

4.1. labinsiyam
4.2. labindalawa
4.3. labing-anim
4.4. labing-isa
4.5. labinlima
4.6. labing-apat
4.7. labintatlo
4.8. labingwalo
4.9. labimpito

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Numbers 20-99

TagalogEnglish (Symbol)
dalawampu
twenty (20)
dalawampu't isa
twenty-one (21)
dalawampu't dalawa
twenty-two (22)
dalawampu't tatlo
twenty-three (23)
dalawampu't apat
twenty-four (24)
dalawampu't lima
twenty-five (25)
dalawampu't anim
twenty-six (26)
dalawampu't pito
twenty-seven (27)
dalawampu't walo
twenty-eight (28)
dalawampu't siyam
twenty-nine (29)
tatlumpu
thirty (30)
apatnapu
forty (40)
limampu
fifty (50)
animnapu
sixty (60)
pitumpu
seventy (70)
walumpu
eighty (80)
siyamnapu
ninety (90)

Note the following patterns:

1. For multiples of ten whose most significant digit ends in an "a" in Tagalog, add "mpu": dalawampu (20), limampu (50).

2. For multiples of ten whose most significant digit ends in an "o" in Tagalog, replace the "o" with a "u" and add "mpu": tatlumpu (30), pitumpu (70), walumpu (80).

3. For multiples of ten whose most significant digit ends in a consonant in Tagalog, add "napu": apatnapu (40), animnapu (60), siyamnapu (90).

4. For numbers which aren't multiples of ten, at "'t" to the name of the most significant digit and then add the name of the least significant digit: dalawampu't isa (21), tatlumpu't dalawa (32), apatnapu't tatlo (43).

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into English:

1.1. dalawampu't tatlo
1.2. limampu't apat
1.3. siyamnapu't tatlo
1.4. limampu't tatlo
1.5. walumpu't walo
1.6. animnapu't isa
1.7. animnapu't walo
1.8. limampu't anim
1.9. limampu't isa
1.10. walumpu't isa

ANSWERS

1.1. twenty-three (23)
1.2. fifty-four (54)
1.3. ninety-three (93)
1.4. fifty-three (53)
1.5. eighty-eight (88)
1.6. sixty-one (61)
1.7. sixty-eight (68)
1.8. fifty-six (56)
1.9. fifty-one (51)
1.10. eighty-one (81)

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

2.1. fifty-five (55)
2.2. sixty-three (63)
2.3. forty (40)
2.4. eighty-six (86)
2.5. thirty-three (33)
2.6. sixty-six (66)
2.7. thirty-nine (39)
2.8. sixty-five (65)
2.9. fifty-nine (59)
2.10. fifty-six (56)

ANSWERS

2.1. limampu't lima
2.2. animnapu't tatlo
2.3. apatnapu
2.4. walumpu't anim
2.5. tatlumpu't tatlo
2.6. animnapu't anim
2.7. tatlumpu't siyam
2.8. animnapu't lima
2.9. limampu't siyam
2.10. limampu't anim

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

3.1. forty-five (45)
3.2. fifty-seven (57)
3.3. ninety-four (94)
3.4. ninety-one (91)
3.5. ninety-nine (99)
3.6. twenty-eight (28)
3.7. fifty-three (53)
3.8. seventy-three (73)
3.9. twenty-two (22)
3.10. eighty-five (85)

ANSWERS

3.1. apatnapu't lima
3.2. limampu't pito
3.3. siyamnapu't apat
3.4. siyamnapu't isa
3.5. siyamnapu't siyam
3.6. dalawampu't walo
3.7. limampu't tatlo
3.8. pitumpu't tatlo
3.9. dalawampu't dalawa
3.10. walumpu't lima

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EXERCISES

Translate the following into Tagalog:

4.1. thirty-four (34)
4.2. seventy-seven (77)
4.3. eighty-three (83)
4.4. twenty-four (24)
4.5. forty-three (43)
4.6. sixty-four (64)
4.7. ninety-five (95)
4.8. fifty-nine (59)
4.9. twenty-seven (27)
4.10. twenty-five (25)

ANSWERS

4.1. tatlumpu't apat
4.2. pitumpu't pito
4.3. walumpu't tatlo
4.4. dalawampu't apat
4.5. apatnapu't tatlo
4.6. animnapu't apat
4.7. siyamnapu't lima
4.8. limampu't siyam
4.9. dalawampu't pito
4.10. dalawampu't lima

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