Cardinal Numbers  | Grammar Index |

Where possible, the feminine form is created by replacing -o with -a
zero zero
one um (m) uma (f)
two dois (m) duas (f)
three três
four quatro
five cinco
six seis
seven sete
eight oito
nine nove
ten dez
eleven onze
twelve doze
thirteen treze
fourteen quatorze/catorze
fifteen quinze
sixteen dezesseis
seventeen dezessete
eighteen dezoito
nineteen dezenove
twenty vinte
twenty one vinte e um
thirty trinta
forty quarenta
fifty cinquenta
sixty sessenta
seventy setenta
eighty oitenta
ninety noventa
one hundred cem
one hundred five cento e cinco
two hundred duzentos
two hundred fifty duzentos e cinquenta
three hundred trezentos
four hundred quatrozentos
five hundred quinhentos
six hundred seiscentos
seven hundred setecentos
eight hundred oitocentos
nine hundred novecentos
one thousand um mil (1.000)++
two thousand dois mil (2.000)++
ten thousand dez mil (10.000)++

++Caution: In Brazil, the use of commas (,) and periods (.) in numbers is exactly the opposite of what is used in the U.S.. Brazilians use a period (.) instead of a comma (,) and a comma (,) instead of a period (.) when expressing numbers as numerals (e.g.1.045,25 not 1,045.25 or R$10,00 not R$ 10.00).

1,008 = mil e oito (1.008)++
1,234 = mil, duzentos e trinta quatro (1.234)++
1,924 = dezenove mil e trinta quatro (1.924)++
2,000 = dois mil (2.000)++
200,000 = duzentos mil (200.000)++
2,000,000 = dois milhões (2.000.000)++ (bilhão, trilhão, etc)

Note: The conjunction e is used between each element of any written compound number except where a period (.) (denoting a fraction)––not a comma (,)––is used to separate millions, thousands and hundreds. At these points, the e is only used when a single number follows.

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