[NTLK] [OT} Re: 20 MB memory cards FAQ

Matej Horvat redjazz_slo at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 3 18:21:19 EST 2012

--- On Mon, 12/3/12, Matthias Melcher <mm at matthiasm.com> wrote:

> The hard part is that in German, for some reason, the one
> come before the tens, so "twentyone" becomes "einundzwanzig"
> (oneandtwenty), so 123,456 is
> "einhundertdreiundzwanzigtausendvierhundertsechundfünfzig"
> (unehundredtreeandtwentythousandfourhundredsixandfifty).

Same in Slovene. We probably got this feature from the Austrians, because other Slavic languages don't have it. So "sto triindvajset tisoč štiristo šestinpetdeset" (hundred threeandtwenty thousand fourhundred sixandfifty). And our tens and hundreds are all regular, except for twenty, and six hundred is also an exception, because it's written "šeststo" but I have only ever heard it pronounced "šesto".

Matej Horvat

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