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French Numbers - 60-79
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The French numbers 60 to 69 follow the same rules as 20 to 59.

60   soixante
61   soixante et un
62   soixante-deux
63   soixante-trois
64   soixante-quatre
65   soixante-cinq
66   soixante-six
67   soixante-sept
68   soixante-huit
69   soixante-neuf

But then when 70 rolls around, instead of a new "tens" word, soixante is kept and the "ones" word continues counting from 10:

70   soixante-dix
71   soixante et onze
72   soixante-douze
73   soixante-treize
74   soixante-quatorze
75   soixante-quinze
76   soixante-seize
77   soixante-dix-sept
78   soixante-dix-huit
79   soixante-dix-neuf

So 70, soixante-dix in French, is literally "sixty-ten." 71 is soixante et onze (sixty and eleven), 72 is soixante-douze (sixty-twelve), and so on, up to 79.

In some French-speaking areas, such as Belgium and Switzerland, "seventy" is septante.


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