Gurmukhi Numerals
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Gurmukhi Numerals

Gurmukhi numerals are the numeral system of the Gurmukhi script for the Punjabi language in India. It is one of several Indian numeral systems. In the Shahmukhi alphabet used for Punjabi in Pakistan, the Eastern Arabic-Indic numerals are used.

Base Numbers

Below is a list of Gurmukhi numerals with their Western Arabic equivalents as well as their respective Punjabi translations and transliterations.

Gurmukhi numeral Western numeral Punjabi word Romanization of Punjabi IPA
? 0 ? sunna /s?n:?/
? 1 ikka /?k:?/
? 2 do /d?o:/
? 3 ? tinna* /tn:?/
? 4 c?ra /t?a:/
? 5 panja /p?nd/
? 6 che /te:/
? 7 satta /s?t?:?/
? 8 aha /:?/
? 9 nau /n:/

*In some Punjabi dialects, the word for three is trai,[1] (IPA: [t:]) spelled ? in Gurmukh?.


  1. ^ Bhatia, Tej (1993). Punjabi: A cognitive-descriptive grammar. Psychology Press. p. 367. ISBN 9780415003209.

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