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ENGLISH NUMERALS



CARDINAL NUMBERS


0zero (nought)10ten
1one11eleven
2two12twelve20twenty
3three13thirteen30thirty
4four14fourteen40forty (no "u")
5five15fifteen (note "f", not "v")50fifty (note "f", not "v")
6six16sixteen60sixty
7seven17seventeen70seventy
8eight18eighteen (only one "t")80eighty (only one "t")
9nine19nineteen90ninety (note the "e")

If a number is in the range 21 to 99, and the second digit is not zero, one typically writes the number as two words separated by a hyphen.
21twenty-one
25twenty-five
32thirty-two
58fifty-eight
64sixty-four
79seventy-nine
83eighty-three
99ninety-nine
In English, the hundreds are perfectly regular, except that the word hundred remains in its singular form regardless of the number preceding it.
100one hundred
200two hundred
900nine hundred
So too are the thousands, with the number of thousands followed by the word "thousand"
1,000one thousand
2,000two thousand
10,000ten thousand
11,000eleven thousand
20,000twenty thousand
21,000twenty-one thousand
30,000thirty thousand
85,000eighty-five thousand
100,000one hundred thousand or one lakh (Indian English)
999,000nine hundred and ninety-nine thousand (British English)
nine hundred ninety-nine thousand (American English)
1,000,000one million
10,000,000ten million or one crore (Indian English)
  • 0: has several other names, depending on context:
    • zero: formal scientific usage
    • naught / nought: mostly British usage
    • ..is pronounced /ou/: when spelling numbers (like telephone, bank account, bus line [British: bus route])
    • nil: in general sport scores, British usage ("The score is two–nil.")
    • nothing: in general sport scores, American usage ("The score is two–nothing.")
    • null: used technically to refer to an object or idea related to nothingness.
    • love: in tennisbadmintonsquash and similar sports.

ORDINAL NUMBERS


10thtenth
1stfirst11theleventh
2ndsecond12thtwelfth (note "f", not "v")20thtwentieth
3rdthird13ththirteenth30ththirtieth
4thfourth14thfourteenth40thfortieth
5thfifth15thfifteenth50thfiftieth
6thsixth16thsixteenth60thsixtieth
7thseventh17thseventeenth70thseventieth
8theighth (only one "t")18theighteenth80theightieth
9thninth (no "e")19thnineteenth90thninetieth

Ordinal numbers such as 21st, 33rd, etc., are formed by combining a cardinal ten with an ordinal unit.

21sttwenty-first
25thtwenty-fifth
32ndthirty-second
58thfifty-eighth
64thsixty-fourth
79thseventy-ninth
83rdeighty-third
99thninety-ninth
Higher ordinals are not often written in words, unless they are round numbers (thousandth, millionth, billionth). They are written using digits and letters as described below.

There are a number of ways to read years. The following table offers a list of valid pronunciations and alternate pronunciations for any given year of the Gregorian calendar.
YearMost common pronunciation methodAlternative methods
1 BC(The year) One Before Christ (BC)before the Common era (BCE)
1(The year) OneAnno Domini (AD) 1
of the Common era (CE)
In the year of Our Lord 1
235Two thirty-fiveTwo-three-five
Two hundred (and) thirty-five
911Nine elevenNine-one-one
Nine hundred (and) eleven
999Nine ninety-nineNine hundred (and) ninety-nine
1000One thousandTen hundred
1004One thousand (and) fourTen o-four
1010Ten tenOne thousand (and) ten
1050Ten fiftyOne thousand (and) fifty
1225Twelve twenty-fiveOne thousand, two hundred (and) twenty-five
1900Nineteen hundredOne thousand, nine hundred
1901Nineteen oh-oneNineteen hundred (and) one
One thousand, nine hundred (and) one
1919Nineteen nineteenNineteen hundred (and) nineteen
One thousand, nine hundred (and) nineteen
1999Nineteen ninety-nineNineteen hundred (and) ninety-nine
One thousand, nine hundred (and) ninety-nine
2000Two thousandTwenty hundred
2001Two thousand (and) oneTwenty o-one
Twenty hundred (and) one
2009Two thousand (and) nineTwenty hundred (and) nine
2010Two thousand (and) ten
Twenty ten
Twenty hundred (and) ten

DECIMALS AND FRACTIONS
1/16one sixteenth
1/10 or 0.1one tenth
1/8one eighth
2/10 or 0.2two tenths
1/4one quarter or (mainly American English) one fourth
3/10 or 0.3three tenths
1/3one third
3/8three eighths
4/10 or 0.4four tenths
1/2one half
6/10 or 0.6six tenths
5/8five eighths
2/3two thirds
7/10 or 0.7seven tenths
3/4three quarters or three fourths
8/10 or 0.8eight tenths
7/8seven eighths
9/10 or 0.9nine tenths
15/16fifteen sixteenths
More about numbers - follow these links
calendar dates http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calendar_date

source: Wikipedia

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