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Indian numerals

India has a rich history in Mathematics. India is known as the motherland for the Hindu-Arabic numerals. The positional system[?] of numerical notation, and the use of the digit 0 as a part of it, originated in India around the 5th century A.D.

India has a large number of languages, broadly divided into the Dravidian and Sanskritic groups. Hindi derives from Sanskrit and is widely spoken - by about 40% of the population.

Written below is a list of some Hindi numbers with their phonetic proununciation and representation in devanagari script which will be visible with a unicode font and utf-8 encoding of the web page. :

0 - shuunya शून्य ज़ीरो
1 - Ek एक
2 - Do दो
3 - Teen तीन
4 - Char चार
5 - Paach पांच
6 - Che छः
7 - Saath सात
8 - Aaath आठ
9 - Nou नौ
10 - Das दस
20 - Bees बीस
25 - Pacchees प्च्चीस
30 - Tees तीस
40 - Chaaliis चालीस
50 - Pachaas पचास
60 - Saath साठ
70 - Sattar सत्तर
80 - Assii अस्सी
90 - Nabbe नब्बे
100 - Sou सौ
1000 - Hazaar हज़ार
10,000 - Das Hazaar दस हज़ार
100,000 - Lakh लाख
1,000,000 - Das Lakh दस लाख
10,000,000 - Karod करोड़
1000,000,000 - Arab अरब

See also: Numeral system, Arabic numerals, Armenian numerals, Babylonian numerals, Chinese numerals, Greek numerals, Hebrew numerals, Mayan numerals, Roman numerals, Crore, Lakh

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