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How do you write 81 in French?
French Numbers: 80-89 * The French say quatre-vingts, literally four-twenties. ** So 81 is quatre-vingt-un (four-twenty-one), 82 is quatre-vingt-deux (four-twenty-two), etc.
How do you say 82 in French?
How do you say 71 in French?
71, there is an “and” (et) pronounced, but no dashes: vingt et un, trente et un. 2. For numbers between 20–60, dashes are used to add 2–9: vingt-deux, vingt-trois, etc.
What are the numbers 1 to 100 in French?
French Numbers 1-100: How to Count to 100 in French
|1 un||11 onze||91 quatre-vingt-onze|
|2 deux||12 douze||92 quatre-vingt-douze|
|3 trois||13 treize||93 quatre-vingt-treize|
|4 quatre||14 quatorze||94 quatre-vingt-quatorze|
Why do French say Quatre Vingt?
“four-twenties”; quatre-vingt-dix “90” lit. “four-twenty-ten”) is due to North Germanic influence, first appearing in Normandy, in northern France. From there, it spread south after the formation of the French Republic, replacing the typical Romance forms still used today in Belgian and Swiss French.
Why are French numbers weird?
To make things more difficult, large numbers in French are generally spoken as a whole rather than broken down into digits. Phone numbers in France are said in pairs, so someone might tell you their number is zero six, trente-et-un, quatre-vingt-dix etc.
How do you say 87 in French?
Why do the French not have a word for 70?
Switzerland uses ‘septante’ for 70, ‘octante’ or ‘huitante’ for 80 and ‘nonante’ for 90. In some parts of Belgium, some of these are used too. So why didn’t the French think of this? Many believe it ended up in French due to the influence of the Celts in France, whose languages use the base 20 system.
How do you read French numbers?
Here are some examples:
- 100 – cent.
- 101 – cent-un.
- 102- cent-deux.
- 110 – cent-dix.
- 150 – cent-cinquante.
- 155 – cent-cinquante-cinq.
- 189 – cent-quatre-vingt-neuf.
- 200 – deux-cents.
What is Soixante Dix?
seventy, seventy-one, seventy-two.