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Numbers

Wouldn't it be useful to have numbers above ten used? I'm kind of hazy on how one constructs "twenty-three" or "two thousand one hundred and six" or the like.

June 2, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wataya

@Darien: There is a typo in your list: 'dreißig' (not 'dreizig')

June 4, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Darien

After 'zehn' comes 11 'elf' and 12 'zwölf', then 13 'dreizehn', 14 "vierzehn', etc. up to 20 'zwanzig', then it's 21 'einundzwanzig', 22 'zweiundzwanzig', etc., to 30 'dreizig', and similarly to 100 'hundert'. 2106 is 'zweitausendeinhundertsechs'.

June 3, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/username9009

Don't forget that 17 is 'siebzehn' and 70 is 'siebzig' :)

September 17, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AdrienneLu2

My first language is English but my parents are both German. This always gets me too. :) The only thing that I have to add is that ALWAYS make sure to put ones place before the tens place. 'Einundzwanzig' (ein und zwanzig) NOT the other way around.

December 16, 2013
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