Hindi Number Counting
Counting is the process of determining the number of elements of a finite set of objects. Counting of the numbers in the Hindi language are called "गणना" or "गिनती". Hindi number counting uses distinct names for the numbers 1 to 20 and each multiple of 10, and composite ones for those greater than 20. हिंदी की गिनती
Aryabhatt is the father of number system and we are proud to say that Number system is invented by Indian Mathematicians in early 5th centaury. The Number written like 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9... are known as Arabic Numbers, Invented in India and then same is used by Arabic countries and after that Western countries, so the western countries called it Arabic numbers but in fact it's a Indian Number System.
Units for very large numbers not found in English but Hindi have different-different Units for very larger number make it very unique number system.
See Also : Number to Word Converter
The numerals used when writing numbers with digits can be divided into two types that might be called the arithmetic numerals (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) and the geometric numerals (1, 10, 100, 1000, 10000 ...), respectively.
|English Counting||Devanagari Counting||Devanagari in Words गिनती|
|Number power to 10||Hindi Number Name||In Devanagari|
|103||Hazaar / Sahasra||सहस्र/हजार|
|104||Daha Hazaar (dash-sahasra)||दशसहस्र/दशहजार|
|108||Das Karod||दस करोड़|
|1010||Das Arab||दस अरब|
|1012||Das Kharab||दस खरब|
|1014||Das Neel||दस नील|
|1016||Das Padma||दस पद्म|
|1018||Das Shankh||दस शंख|
|1020||Das Samudra||दस समुद्र|
|1022||Das Antya||दस अन्त्य|
|1024||Das Madhym||दस मध्यम|
|1026||Das Paraardha||दस परार्ध|
Evolution of Numbers from Brahmi Lipi to Modern Scripts
Frequently Asked Questions FAQ
Que : What is Paav (पाव) in Hindi ?
Ans : Paav (पाव) is 1/4 (0.25) of unit.
For Number : Paav is 0.25 of 1 unit.
For Weight : Paav is 250 Gram.
Que: What is Aadha (आधा) in Hindi ?
Ans : Aadha (आधा) is 1/2 or (0.5) or Half.
For Number : Aadha is 0.5 or Half of 1 Unit.
For Weight: Aadha Kilo is 500 Gram.
Que: What is Paune (पौने) in Hindi ?
Ans: Paune (पौने) is 1/4th less in a Number or 15 minutes less in Time. In other words Paune means 3/4 or (0.75) of 1 unit.
For Number: Paune 3 is 2.75; Paune 5 is 4.75
For Time: Paune 4 is 3:45; Paune 5 is 4.45
For Weight: Paune Means is 750 Gram.
Que: What is Sawa (सवा) in Hindi ?
Ans: Sawa (सवा) is 1/4th more in a Number or 15 minutes more in Time.
For Number: Sawa 4 is 4.25;
For Time: Sawa 3 is 3:15;
Que: What is Dedh (डेढ़) in Hindi ?
Ans: Dedh (डेढ़) is half more than one or Thirty minutes more than one in Time.
For Number: Dedh is 1.5 (This is a fixed number).
For Time: Dedh is 1:30 (This is a fixed number).
Que: What is Dhai (ढाई) in Hindi ?
Ans: Dhai (ढाई) is half more than Two or Thirty minutes more than Two in Time.
For Number: Dhai is 2.5 (This is a fixed number).
For Time: Dhai is 2:30 (This is a fixed number).
Que : What is Sadhe (साढ़े) in Hindi ?
Ans : Sadhe (साढ़े) is half (1/2) more than any number (number must be 3 or more) or Thirty minutes more than any time (time must be 3 or more).
For Number: Sadhe 3 is 3.5; Sadhe 9 is 9.5
For Time: Sadhe 3 is 3:30; Sadhe 9 is 9:30