Italian Number System – How to Write Italian Numbers

Learn Italian Number System
Italian numbers are easy to understand because they are written exactly like English Numbers but are pronounced differently. Understanding how to write Italian numbers should take very little time and effort to learn. By the end of this article you should have a very solid understanding of the Italian number system.
Italian Numbers Examples

It’s actually pretty straight forward when it comes to learning how to use the Italian number system. Pronouncing Italian numbers on the other hands get a little bit tricky. Italian numbers 1 to 10 should be your primary focus when you begin. Italian numbers after gain a prefix added to the base number. To illustrate what I mean, here are Italian numbers 1 to 100.

Italian Numbers 1 to 100

Italian Numbers beginning at ten through nineteen gain the prefix “dici” added to the base number. Italian numbers from 13-19 work like this. Italian numbers follow a pattern of prefix + base number. However numbers that use either “uno” or “tres” are used slightly differently. “Tres” becomes accented(first example below) while “uno” replaces the vowel at the of the prefix.(Second Example below).

Italian Numbers Pronunciation

Understanding how to write Italian numbers is really that simple to learn. Only takes an hour or two to fully memorizes the Italian number system.

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