# How can we write the number 66 in French?

## How can we write the number 66 in French?

66 est le soixante-sixième nombre.

How do you spell 66?

66 is the sixty-sixth number.

How do you count from 60 to 100 in French?

Don’t forget that spelling counts, and pay attention to hyphens!

1. dix : ten : 10.
2. vingt : twenty : 20.
3. trente : thirty : 30.
4. quarante : forty : 40.
5. cinquante : fifty : 50.
6. soixante : sixty : 60.
7. soixante-dix : seventy : 70.
8. quatre-vingts : eighty : 80.

### 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.

What is un ordinateur French?

[ɔʀdinatœʀ ] masculine noun. computer. mettre sur ordinateur to computerize ⧫ to put on computer.

Is 66 a natural number?

66 (sixty-six) is the natural number following 65 and preceding 67….66 (number)

← 65 66 67 →
Cardinal sixty-six
Ordinal 66th (sixty-sixth)
Factorization 2 × 3 × 11
Divisors 1, 2, 3, 6, 11, 22, 33, 66

#### Why do French say Quatre Vingt?

Historically, there is more than one method for counting. There is the method that us Anglophones know, which comes from the Romans and is called base ten. This means that everything is based on multiples of ten. Then in comes the “vigesimal system” which used the base 20, hence quatre-vingt-quatre (84).

How do you count to 70 in French?

The number 70 is expressed by the numbers ”60 + 10”, soixante-dix. The numbers 71-79 add the numbers 60 + 11, soixante et onze, 60 + 12, soixante-douze, etc. The number 80 is expressed by the numbers ”4 x 20”, quatre-vingts. By adding the numbers 1-19 to quatre-vingts, you create the numbers 81-99.

Why do the French say four twenties?

“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.