Polish Ordinal Numbers

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Numbers and Dates



What are ordinal numbers?

They are 'first', 'second', 'third' etc.

They are very useful to learn!

When to use ordinal numbers in Polish

There are many situations and sentences where you will need to use ordinal numbers. They include:

  • When talking about dates in Polish
  • When talking about the time (for example when saying something is "1 o'clock" = godzina pierwsza.
  • and of course when saying things like "this is the first ..." .

What are the Polish ordinal numbers?

The table below shows them in masculine form. Remember they can be fem. (replace -y with -a) or neut. form too (replace with -e)

English Polish
First pierwszy
Second drugi
Third trzeci
4th czwarty
5th piąty
6th szósty
7th siódmy
8th ósmy
9th dziewiąty
Tenth dziesiąty
Eleventh jedenasty
12th dwunasty
13th trzynasty
14th czternasty
15th piętnasty
16th szesnasty
17th siedemnasty
18th osiemnasty
19th dziewiętnasty
20th dwudziesty
21st dwudziesty pierwszy
30th trzydziesty
100th setny
200th dwusetny
300th trzechsetny
400th czterechsetny
500th pięćsetny
1000th tysięczny
1000000th milionowy
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