Deutsch Memo II – Die Nummer

Sometimes, we also use  Die Zahl , the difference between  Die Zahl  and  Die Nummer  is   Die Zahl is used in the context of mathematic, and  Die Nummer   is in the context of Telephone number or address number.

Here is the basic number rule:
 Null  Zero
 Eins  One
 Zwei  Two
 Drei  Three
 Vier  Four
 Fünf  Five
 Sechs  Six
 Sieben  Seven
 Acht  Eight
 Neun  Nine
 Zehn  Ten
 Elf  Eleven
 Zwölf Twelve


Start cycling:
 Dreizehn  13
 Vierzehn  14
 Fünfzehn  15
 Sechzehn  16, This one is irregular one, without the “s” before “zehn”, and the “ch” change the sound to [ç] from [k]

 Siebzehn  17, This one is irregular one, without the “en” before “zehn”
 Achtzehn  18
 Neunzehn  19


 Zwanzig  20
 Einundzwanzig  21, no “s” before und.
 Zweiundzwanzig  22
 Dreiundzwanzig  23
 Vierundzwanzig  24
 Fünfundzwanzig  25
 Sechsundzwanzig  26
 Siebenundzwanzig  27
 Achtundzwanzig  28
 Neunundzwanzig  29


 Dreißig  30, I think it is because the Vowel “i”, “z” change to “ß”
 Vierzig  40
 Fünfzig  50
 Sechzig  60, Same with 16, no “s”
 Siebenzig  70
 Achtzig  80
 Neunzig  90


 Einhundert  100
 Zweihundert  200
 Dreihundert  300
 Vierhundert  400
 Fünfhundert  500
 Sechshundert  600
 Siebenhundert  700
 Achthundert  800
 Neunhundert   900

Sample:
 Einhundertfünfundzwanzig  125, It’s damn long…
 Dreihundertsechzig  360
 Vierhundertsechsundfünfzig  456


 eintausend  1000


Double/Triple Example to use in the context of telephone number telling or address telling:
 zweimal die drei  33 (Double 3)
 zweimal die fünf  55 (Double 5)
 einmal die vier  4 (To address Once 4)
 Dreimal die eins,  111 (Triple 5)
 Viermal die drei,  3333 (4 times 3)


Deutschkurs Memo Link:

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