Numbers in Lingua Franca Nova

Learn numbers in Lingua Franca Nova

Knowing numbers in Lingua Franca Nova is probably one of the most useful things you can learn to say, write and understand in Lingua Franca Nova. Learning to count in Lingua Franca Nova may appeal to you just as a simple curiosity or be something you really need. Perhaps you have planned a trip to a country where Lingua Franca Nova is the most widely spoken language, and you want to be able to shop and even bargain with a good knowledge of numbers in Lingua Franca Nova.

It's also useful for guiding you through street numbers. You'll be able to better understand the directions to places and everything expressed in numbers, such as the times when public transportation leaves. Can you think of more reasons to learn numbers in Lingua Franca Nova?

Lingua Franca Nova (or Elefen) is an international auxiliary language developed by Dr. C. George Boeree of Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, in 1965. It is a combination of romance languages (namely Catalan, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) with a creole-style grammar.

List of numbers in Lingua Franca Nova

Here is a list of numbers in Lingua Franca Nova. We have made for you a list with all the numbers in Lingua Franca Nova from 1 to 20. We have also included the tens up to the number 100, so that you know how to count up to 100 in Lingua Franca Nova. We also close the list by showing you what the number 1000 looks like in Lingua Franca Nova.

  • 1) un
  • 2) du
  • 3) tre
  • 4) cuatro
  • 5) sinco
  • 6) ses
  • 7) sete
  • 8) oto
  • 9) nove
  • 10) des
  • 11) des-un
  • 12) des-du
  • 13) des-tre
  • 14) des-cuatro
  • 15) des-sinco
  • 16) des-ses
  • 17) des-sete
  • 18) des-oto
  • 19) des-nove
  • 20) dudes
  • 30) tredes
  • 40) cuatrodes
  • 50) sincodes
  • 60) sesdes
  • 70) setedes
  • 80) otodes
  • 90) novedes
  • 100) sento
  • 1,000) mil
  • one million) milion
  • one billion) mil milion
  • one trillion) milion milion

Numbers in Lingua Franca Nova: Lingua Franca Nova numbering rules

Each culture has specific peculiarities that are expressed in its language and its way of counting. The Lingua Franca Nova is no exception. If you want to learn numbers in Lingua Franca Nova you will have to learn a series of rules that we will explain below. If you apply these rules you will soon find that you will be able to count in Lingua Franca Nova with ease.

The way numbers are formed in Lingua Franca Nova is easy to understand if you follow the rules explained here. Surprise everyone by counting in Lingua Franca Nova. Also, learning how to number in Lingua Franca Nova yourself from these simple rules is very beneficial for your brain, as it forces it to work and stay in shape. Working with numbers and a foreign language like Lingua Franca Nova at the same time is one of the best ways to train our little gray cells, so let's see what rules you need to apply to number in Lingua Franca Nova

  • Digits from zero to nine are rendered by specific words: zero [0], un [1], du [2], tre [3], cuatro [4], sinco [5], ses [6], sete [7], oto [8], and nove [9].
  • The tens are formed by suffixing the multiplier digit with the word for ten (des), except for ten itself: des [10], dudes [20], tredes [30], cuatrodes [40], sincodes [50], sesdes [60], setedes [70], otodes [80], and novedes [90].
  • Compound numbers are formed by linking the ten and the unit with a hyphen (e.g.: cuatrodes-ses [46], sincodes-sete [57]).
  • The hundreds are formed by prefixing the word for hundred (sento) with the multiplier digit, except for one hundred itself: sento [100], dusento [200], tresento [300], cuatrosento [400], sincosento [500], sessento [600], setesento [700], otosento [800], and novesento [900].
  • Compound hundreds are formed by linking the hundred and the unit, or the hundred and the ten (and the unit) with a hyphen (e.g.: sento-un [101], tresento-dudes-un [321]).
  • The thousands are formed by setting the multiplier digit before the word for thousand (mil) separated with a space, except for one thousand itself: mil [1,000], du mil [2,000], tre mil [3,000], cuatro mil [4,000], sinco mil [5,000]…
  • The word for million (106) is milion, then we have mil milion (billion, 109), milion milion (trillion, 1012), and mil milion milion (quadrillion, 1015).
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