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Numbers

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:24 am
by Roby
Numbers: 1-29


1 uno
2 due
3 tre
4 quattro
5 cinque
6 sei
7 sette
8 otto
9 nove
10 dieci
11 undici
12 dodici
13 tredici
14 quattordici
15 quindici
16 sedici
17 diciassette
18 diciotto
19 diciannove
20 venti
21 ventuno
22 ventidue
23 ventitre'
24 ventiquattro
25 venticinque
26 ventisei
27 ventisette
28 ventotto
29 ventinove

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:25 am
by Roby
Here are the numbers. I have written out 30-39. There are parcel
lists of all other numbers. See the NOTE at the bottom of the
listed information.

Numbers 30-100

30 trenta
31 trentuno
32 trentadue
33 trentatre'
34 trentaquattro
35 trentacinque
36 trentasei
37 trentasette
38 trentotto
39 trentanove

40 quaranta
41 quarantuno
42 quarantadue


50 cinquanta
51 cinquantuno
52 cinquantadue


60 sessanta
61 sessantuno
62 sessantadue



70 settanta
71 settantuno
72 settantadue


80 ottanta
81 ottantuno
82 ottantadue


90 novanta
91 novantuno
92 novantadue


100 cento

Note: all the numbers are formed as shown with 30-39. Remember
to keep in mind the rules regarding uno, otto, and tre. See
Cardinal Numbers Rules.

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:27 am
by Roby
Numbers 101-a billion

101 centuno
102 centodue

200 duecento
300 trecento


900 novecento

1000 mille
1001 milleuno
1002 milledue
*retain the "e"

2000 duemila
3000 tremila

Italian numbers 100 thousand and above are written as shown.
Note that Italian numbers use the decimal point instead of a
comma to separate the 0's.
100.000 centomila
200.000 due cento mila


1.000.000 un milione
2.000.000 due milioni

1.000.000.000 un miliardo
2.000.000.000 due miliardi
….
See Cardinal Numbers Rules
Follow the sequence of number as shown with 20-29, 30-39 etc.

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:28 am
by Roby
FromMaster the Basics Italian

Cardinal Numbers...Rules

1.The numbers from twenty on are formed by adding the first nine
numbers to each new category of tens, keeping the following
adjustments in mind.

a. The numbers venti, trenta, quaranta, etc. , drop the final vowel
of the tens numbers when combined with "uno" and "otto."
Ex. venti…twenty: ventuno…twenty-one
trenta…trenta: trentotto…thirty-eight

b. When "tre" is added on, it must be written with an accent.
Ex. venti + tre : ventitre'…twenty-three
trenta + tre: trentatre'…thirty-three

2.The plural of "mille is "mila," whereas "un milione" and "un
miliardo are pluralized in a normal way.
Ex: due milioni…two million
Tre miliardi…three billion

3. Cardinal numbers normally are placed before a noun.
Ex. tre persone…three persons
cinquantotto minuti…fifty-eight minutes


4. The other numbers are invariable, except "uno" /"una." When
you put "uno"(or any number constructed with it, e.g. ventuno etc.)
before a noun, then you must treat it exactly like the
indefinite article.
Ex: uno zio…one uncle
ventun anni…twenty-one years
trentun giorni…thirty-one days

5. "Milione"("I") and "miliardo" ("I") are always followed
by "di" before a noun.
Ex. un milione di dollari…a million dollars
due milioni di abitanti…two million inhabitants
tre miliardi di euri…three billion euros.

6. The cardinal numbers may be written as one word, However, for
larger numbers, you may need to separate them logically so that
they can be read easily.
Ex. 30.256…treamila duecento cinquantasei
(rather than: trentamiladuecentocinquantasei)

Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:30 am
by Roby
Ordinal numbers

The numbers are normally used as adjectives and can be masculine,
feminine, singular and plural (so remember to change the endings
according to the noun !!)

Primo = First (il primo piano - the first floor)
Secondo = Second (il secondo dialogo - the second dialogue)
Terzo = Third (la terza porta - the third door)
Quarto = Fourth (La quarta strada a destra -the 4th road on the right)
Quinto = Fifth
Sesto = Sixth
Settimo = Seventh
Ottavo = Eighth
Nono = Ninth
Decimo = Tenth

Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:30 pm
by Roby