soixante-dix

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French[edit]

French numbers (edit)
700[a], [b]
 ←  60  ←  69 70 71  → [a], [b], [c], [d] 80  → [a], [b], [c]
7
    Cardinal (vigesimal): soixante-dix
    Cardinal (decimal): septante
    Ordinal (vigesimal): soixante-dixième
    Ordinal (decimal): septantième
    Ordinal abbreviation: 70e, (now nonstandard) 70ème
French Wikipedia article on 70

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /swa.sɑ̃t.dis/
  • IPA(key): /swa.sɑ̃t.di/ (before a consonant or aspirated h)
  • IPA(key): /swa.sɑ̃t.diz‿/ (before a vowel or mute h)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -is

Numeral[edit]

soixante-dix (invariable)

  1. seventy

Usage notes[edit]

In Belgium, Switzerland and former Belgian colonies (Congo-Kinshasa, Rwanda, Burundi), septante is used instead.

Further reading[edit]