Friday, September 11, 2015

German - Counting to ninety nine


We counted to 89 in German, let's keep going!

90 neunzig - sounds like nine-tsig /?/
91 einundneunzig - sounds like ah-een-oon-nine-tsig /?/
92 zweiundneunzig - sounds like svai-oon-nine-tsig /?/
93 dreiundneunzig - sounds like duh-ai-oon-nine-tsig /?/
94 vierundneunzig - sounds like fee-ah-oon-nine-tsig /?/
95 f├╝nfundneunzig - sounds like foo-nf-oon-nine-tsig /?/
96 sechsundneunzig - sounds like zeks-oon-nine-tsig /?/
97 siebenundneunzig - sounds like zee-bm-oon-nine-tsig /?/
98 achtundneunzig - sounds like ah-kt-oon-nine-tsig /?/
99 neunundneunzig - sounds like no-een-oon-nine-tsig /?/

Goethe Institute
(from: wikipedia - Goethe Institute)

Do you remember how to say it in Spanish?
noventa, noventa y uno, noventa y dos, noventa y tres, noventa y cuatro, noventa y cinco, noventa y seis, noventa y siete, noventa y ocho, noventa y nueve

Do you remember how to say it in French?
quatre-vingts dix, quatre-vingt onze, quatre-vingt douze, quatre-vingt treize, quatre-vingt quatorze, quatre-vingt quinze, quatre-vingt seize, quatre-vingt dix sept, quatre-vingt dix huit, quatre-vingt dix neuf