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The numbers from 0 to 10 in French

  • 0 = zéro
  • 1 = un
  • 2 = deux
  • 3 = trois
  • 4 = quatre
  • 5 = cinq
  • 6 = six
  • 7 = sept
  • 8 = huit
  • 9 = neuf
  • 10 = dix

The numbers from 10 to 20 in French​

  • 10 = dix
  • 11 = onze
  • 12 = douze
  • 13 = treize
  • 14 = quatorze
  • 15 = quinze
  • 16 = seize
  • 17 = dix-sept
  • 18 = dix-huit
  • 19 = dix-neuf
  • 20 = vingt

Numbers from 20 to 69 in French

To write the numbers from 20 to 69 in French, you just add the single number (units) to the tens number.
A hyphen is used to join the two numbers together.

  • vingt (20) + deux (2) = vingt-deux (22)
  • trente (30) + sept (7) = trente-sept (37)
  • quarante (40) + neuf (9) = quarante-neuf (49)

Numbers from 20 to 69 in French

To write the numbers from 20 to 69 in French, you just add the single number (units) to the tens number.
A hyphen is used to join the two numbers together.

  • vingt (20) + deux (2) = vingt-deux (22)
  • trente (30) + sept (7) = trente-sept (37)
  • quarante (40) + neuf (9) = quarante-neuf (49)

Numbers from 70 to 100 in French

The numbers after 69 follow a different rule that what you may be used to.
The number 70 in French is soixante-dix. You will notice that it is a combination of soixante (60) + dix (10)
The rest of the numbers in the 70s follow the same pattern of 60 + a number from 10-19.

  • 70 – soixante-dix
  • 71 – soixante-onze
  • 72 – soixante-douze
  • 73 – soixante-treize
  • 74 – soixante-quatorze
  • 75 – soixante-quinze
  • 76 – soixante-seize
  • 77 – soixante-dix-sept
  • 78 – soixante-dix-huit
  • 79 – soixante-dix-neuf (which is literally 60 + 19)

With the numbers in the 80s, quatre-vingt is used which is like saying 4 twenties (in old English Four score was used instead of eighty thanks to this French influence)

  • 80 – quatre-vingts (notice vingts ends in an S)
  • 81 – quatre-vingt-un (notice vingt does not end in an S)
  • 82 – quatre-vingt-deux
  • 83 – quatre-vingt-trois
  • 84 – quatre-vingt-quatre
  • 85 – quatre-vingt-cinq
  • 86 – quatre-vingt-six
  • 87 – quatre-vingt-sept
  • 88 – quatre-vingt-huit
  • 89 – quatre-vingt-neuf

The number 90 in French is quatre-vingt-dix. You will notice that it is a combination of quatre-vingt (80) + dix (10)
The rest of the numbers in the 90s follow the same pattern of 80 + a number from 10-19.

  • 90 – quatre-vingt-dix
  • 91 – quatre-vingt-onze
  • 92 – quatre-vingt-douze
  • 93 – quatre-vingt-treize
  • 94 – quatre-vingt-quatorze
  • 95 – quatre-vingt-quinze
  • 96 – quatre-vingt-seize
  • 97 – quatre-vingt-dix-sept
  • 98 – quatre-vingt-dix-huit
  • 99 – quatre-vingt-dix-neuf (which is literally 4 x 20 + 19)