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# Numbers in German

This lesson contains topics:

- German numbers 1 to 10
- German numbers 11 to 20
- German numbers 21 to 30
- German numbers 31 to 101
- German numbers 200 to 1001
- German numbers from 100,000 to trillion
- Commas and periods in German numbers

## German numbers 1 to 10

One ⇝ **Eins**

Two ⇝ **Zwei**

Three ⇝ **Drei**

Four ⇝ **Vier**

Five ⇝ **Fünf**

Six ⇝ **Sechs**

Seven ⇝ **Sieben**

Eight ⇝ **Acht**

Nine ⇝ **Neun**

Ten ⇝ **Zehn**

Please note that **eins** is used as a quantity or number (one). Where **ein** is the indefinite article (a or an).

## German numbers 11 to 20

Eleven ⇝ **Elf**

Twelve ⇝ **Zwölf**

Thirteen ⇝ **Dreizehn**

Fourteen ⇝ **Vierzehn**

Fifteen ⇝ **Fünfzehn**

Sixteen ⇝ **Sechzehn**

Seventeen ⇝ **Siebzehn**

Eighteen ⇝ **Achtzehn**

Nineteen ⇝ **Neunzehn**

Twenty ⇝ **Zwanzig**

## German numbers 21 to 30

Twenty-one ⇝ **Einundzwanzig**

Twenty-two ⇝ **Zweiundzwanzig**

Twenty-three ⇝ **Dreiundzwanzig**

Twenty-four ⇝ **Vierundzwanzig**

Twenty-five ⇝ **Fünfundzwanzig**

Twenty-six ⇝ **Sechsundzwanzig**

Twenty-seven ⇝ **Siebenundzwanzig**

Twenty-eight ⇝ **Achtundzwanzig**

Twenty-nine ⇝ **Neunundzwanzig**

Thirty ⇝ **Dreißig**

## German numbers 31 to 101

From 31 onwards rule is same as in 21 to 29, two numbers are joined by "und":

Thirty-one ⇝ **Einunddreißig**

Thirty-two ⇝ **Zweiunddreißig**

and so on till fourty.

Forty ⇝ **Vierzig**

Forty-one ⇝ **Einundvierzig**

Fifty ⇝ **Fünfzig**

Fifty-one ⇝ **Einundfünfzig**

Sixty ⇝ **Sechzig**

Sixty-one ⇝ **Einundsechzig**

Seventy ⇝ **Siebzig**

Seventy-one ⇝ **Einundsiebzig**

Eighty ⇝ **Achtzig**

Eighty-one ⇝ **Einundachtzig**

Ninety ⇝ **Neunzig**

Ninety-one ⇝ **Einundneunzig**

Hundred ⇝ **Hundert**

One-hundred ⇝ **Einhundert**

One-hundred and one ⇝ **Einhundertundeins**

Hundred and one ⇝ **Hunderteins**

## German numbers 200 to 1001

Two hundred ⇝ **Zweihundert**

Three hundred ⇝ **Dreihundert**

Four hundred ⇝ **Vierhundert**

Five hundred ⇝ **Fünfhundert**

Six hundred ⇝ **Sechshundert**

Seven hundred ⇝ **Siebenhundert**

Eight hundred ⇝ **Achthundert**

Nine hundred ⇝ **Neunhundert**

Thousand ⇝ **Tausend**

One Thousand ⇝ **Eintausend**

One Thousand one ⇝ **Eintausendeins**

One Thousand and one ⇝ **Eintausend und eins**

## German numbers from 100,000 to trillion

Hundred thousand ⇝ **Hunderttausend**

One-hundred thousand ⇝ **Einhunderttausend**

Million ⇝ **Million**

One million ⇝ **eine Million**

Billion ⇝ **Milliarde**

One billion ⇝ **eine Milliarde**

Trillion ⇝ **Billion / Trillion**

One trillion ⇝ **Eine Billion**

## Commas and periods in German numbers

The use of commas and periods in German is opposite to English. A comma is used as a decimal separator and a period is used as a thousands separator.

For example, 1.100 is not one point one zero, it is one thousand one hundred in German.

1.100,58 Euro is ** "Eintausend einhundert Euro und achtundfünfzig Cent" ** (One thousand one hundred euros eighty-five cents).

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