quatre-vingt-dix

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French[edit]

French numbers (edit)
900[a], [b]
[a], [b], [c] ←  80 [a], [b], [c] ←  89 90 91  → [a], [b], [c] 100  → 
9
    Cardinal (vigesimal): quatre-vingt-dix
    Cardinal (decimal): nonante
    Ordinal (vigesimal): quatre-vingt-dixième
    Ordinal (decimal): nonantième
    Ordinal abbreviation: 90e, (nonstandard) 90ème
French Wikipedia article on 90

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.tʁə.vɛ̃.dis/
  • IPA(key): /ka.tʁə.vɛ̃.di/ (before a consonant or aspirated h)
  • IPA(key): /ka.tʁə.vɛ̃.diz‿/ (before a vowel or mute h)
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Numeral[edit]

quatre-vingt-dix (invariable)

  1. ninety

Usage notes[edit]

The term nonante is used instead of quatre-vingt-dix in Switzerland, Belgium, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.

Further reading[edit]