Unformatted text preview: Numbers seventy to seventy-nine are configured in the form of soixante-[10-19]. For example
seventy is soixante-dix (60-10), seventy-three is soixante-treize (60-13), and seventy-seven is
Number eighty is configured in the form of quatre-vingts (4 - 20's) || catr vahn || eighty
Numbers eighty-one to ninty-nine are configured in the form of quatre-vingt-[01-19]. For
example eighty-one is quatre-vingt-un (4*20-one), ninty is quatre-vingt-dix (4*20-10), and
ninty-four is quatre-vingt-quatorze(4*20-14).
une dizaine (one ten)
une douzaine (one dozen)
cent 100 une centaine (one hundred) [deux - neuf] cents 200-900
mille 1.000 un millier (one thousand) (un) million 1.000.000 (un) milliard 1.000.000.000 For 70-79, it builds upon "soixante" but past that it builds upon a combination of terms for 80-99
Only the first (21,31,41,51,etc) have "et un"; but past this it is simply both words consecutively
(vingt-six, trente-trois, etc)
For 100-199, it looks much like this list already save that "cent" is added before the rest of the
number; this continues up to 1000 and onward. L'heure
French Vocabulary • Print version • audio (upload)
The Time L'heure
la journée Pron.
time, (one) hour, o'clock
half-hour (half an hour)
daytime Use heure in between the hour and the minutes when telling the time, e.g., Il est cinq heures dix
Note that there is no "a.m." or "p.m." in French. Use du matin, de l'après midi, and du soir to
disambiguate a given time. "Il est sept heures du soir" makes it clear that it is 7 o'clock at night, and
not in the morning. Alternatively, you could use the 24-hour system: "Il est dix-neuf heures" has no
ambiguity; time is often expressed in this fashion, particularly in professional/commercial settings.
Midi and minuit can be used without an article when telling the time: "Il est midi." (It is noon.) ...
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- Fall '13
- Integers, est sept heures, est dix-neuf heures, est cinq heures, || catr vahn, Il est midi