## How do you say 99 in French?

90 = quatre-vingt-dix

### Why doesn’t the French have a 70?

Actually, the French system was designed regularly, i.e. with “septante” for 70, “octante” for 80 and “nonante” for 90. But this system was not accepted at the time (roughly the 16th century), because people were used to the old system (“quatre-vingt”, etc.).

90 is quatre-vingt-dix (four-twenty-ten), 91 is quatre-vingt-onze (four-twenty-eleven), etc.

**How do the French count?**

Instead, for the numbers 70 to 79, combine the tens with the tens. Although these rules hold true for most French-speaking places, there are a few that do have unique words for the numbers 70 (septante) and 90 (nonante), such as Belgium and Switzerland….How to Count in French.

**How do you say 20 in French?**

17 = 10 + 7, dix-sept. 18 = 10 + 8, dix-huit. 19 = 10 + 9, dix-neuf….Numbers in French: 1-20.

## Why do the French say Soixante Dix?

The origin of soixante-dix goes back to the way children used to count up to. When they counted up to 69 (soixante-neuf), they would go on to soixante-dix instead of septante. Parents would correct or even scold them but then they got used to them counting on from ten to nineteen after 69.

### Why do numbers stop at 9?

A more convenient system would be base 5, which would allow for two digit numbers (max value of 24, when converted to decimal). The decimal system with max digit 9 was developed naturally from this crude counting technique.

Answer. (1) When you multiply nine by any number and add up the digits of the answer, you get 9. (2) The difference between a positive integer and the sum of its digits (or digital root) is a multiple of nine. (a) The sum of the digits of 32 is 5, and 32-5 = 27.

**Is the number 9 lucky or unlucky?**

Many buildings in China skip a fourth floor, just as U.S. builders sometimes omit floor 13. 9: Just as the number four has a bad-luck soundalike in Chinese, 9 is feared in Japan because it sounds similar to the Japanese word for torture or suffering.

**How do I work out my personal year?**

To calculate your Personal Year number, add all the numbers from your Birthday plus your Birth month plus the Universal Year 7 and reduce to a single digit. A 1 Personal Year is all about new beginnings, this could mean a new job, a change in career, moving house, new relationship, starting or learning something new.

## What is a numerology reading?

Numerology is the belief in the divine or mystical relationship between a number and one or more coinciding events. It is also the study of the numerical value of the letters in words, names, and ideas. It is often associated with the paranormal, alongside astrology and similar to divinatory arts.

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