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How do I count to 100 in French? ?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, .... up to 100.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Mon Dieu . . . on y va (Let's go!)

    Les nombres en français

    0 zéro

    1 un

    2 deux

    3 trois

    4 quatre

    5 cinq

    6 six

    7 sept

    8 huit

    9 neuf

    10 dix

    11 onze

    12 douze

    13 treize

    14 quatorze

    15 quinze

    16 seize

    17 dix-sept

    18 dix-huit

    19 dix-neuf

    20 vingt

    Now, with every X1 starting with 21 to 91, it must always be

    XXXXX - et (and) - un, therefore

    21 vingt-et-un

    The rest can just be added like the regular number, like in English, for this example,

    twenty-two twenty= vingt two - deux

    . . . so vingt-deux

    22 vingt-deux

    23 vingt-trois

    30 trente

    31 trente et un

    32 trente-deux

    40 quarante

    41 quarante et un

    50 cinquante

    60+

    My old French teacher told me, though it was a lie, that the Vikings taught the French how to count. But it is a good story so I'll tell you

    The Vikings in Normandy could only count to 60, then they would then only count to 20.

    Remember our rule from above?

    60 - soixante

    61 - soixante et un

    62 - soixante-deux

    OK, now once you hit 69, you have to take 60 (soixante) and add 10(dix) so . . .

    70 soixante-dix

    71 soixante et onze

    72 soixante-douze

    73 soixante-treize

    74 soixante-quatorze

    So it;s really 60 11, 60 12, 60 13 etc.

    Ok now we get to 80. Almost there

    79 is 60 + 19 = soixante-dix-neuf! Great! but now . . .

    4x20 = 80

    quatre vingts, so like 4 20s. It;s liekw hen we say I've got four quarters, when we could have just said a dollar.

    Ok so, same mentality like the 60s.

    80 quatre-vingts

    81 quatre-vingt-un

    82 quatre-vingt-deux

    So form it lie this way 4 x 20 + 1 = 81, 4 x 20 + 2 = 82

    OK, remember how we continued counting past 10 from 60 into 70. Same thing goes with 90

    So keep going 4 x 20 + 10 = 90 quatre- vingt- dix

    90 quatre-vingt-dix

    91 quatre-vingt-onze (4 x 20 + 11 = 91)

    92 quatre - vingt - douze ( 4 x 20 + 12 = 92)

    99? quatre-vingt-dix-neuf . . . so (drum roll)

    100 cent

    Check out the source so you can practice reading, writing, speaking, and listening to the numbers.

    Remember, Canadian French have changed the numbers between 60 - 90, but it is best to learn the standard first,

    Bon Chance!

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  • Joe M
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Here is a page that counts to 100 and beyond

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  • PETER
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    1 decade ago
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  • 1 decade ago

    Here you go...

    Give me ten points :D

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