Filipino Martial Arts – Numbers

How to Count to 100 – Filipino Martial Arts (i.e. Eskrima)

This page will help you to count in Filipino (Tagalog) for Eskrima, Kali & ArnisYaw Yan and other Philippines martial arts styles. We have listed the primary Filipino numbers used in Eskrima for training purposes such as stretching.

We have also added a video where you can hear the proper pronunciation of these numbers. For other Eskrima terms, visit the Eskrima Terminology section.

Eskrima Numbers – How to Count in Filipino

1 – Isa
2 – Dalawa
3 – Tatlo
4 – Apat
5 – Lima
6 – Anim
7 – Pito
8 – Walo
9 – Siyam
10 – Sampu
11 – Labing-isa
12 – Labing-dalawa
13 – Labing-tatlo
14 – Labing-apat
15 – Labing-lima
16 – Labing-anim
17 – Labing-pito
18 – Labing-walo
19 – Labing-siyam
20 – Dalawampu
21 – Dalawamput-isa
22 – Dalawamput-dalawa
23 – Dalawamput-tatlo
24 – Dalawamput-apat
25 – Dalawamput-lima
26 – Dalawamput-anim
27 – Dalawamput-pito
28 – Dalawamput-walo
29 – Dalawamput-siyam

For numbers not listed here (i.e. 31), add the word for the single digit number (i.e. 1 = Isa, 2 = Dalawa, etc.) behind the double digit number (i.e. 30 = Tatlumpu). Therefore, 31 would be Tatlumpu-isa, 32 would be Tatlumpu-dalawa and so on.

30 – Tatlumpu
40 – Apatnapu
50 – Limampu
60 – Animnapu
70 – Pitumpu
80 – Walumpu
90 – Siyamnapu
100 – Isang-daan

Instructional Video for Filipino Numbers 1 through 10

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