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# 1 JEDAN 21 DVADESET I JEDAN

## 3 TRI 30 DVADESET I TRI

4 ČETIRI 40 ČETRDESET

5 PET 50 PEDESET

6 ŠEST 60 ŠEZDESET

7 SEDAM 70 SEDAMDESET

8 OSAM 80 OSAMDESET

9 DEVET 90 DEVEDESET

(DVJESTO)

## 19 DEVETNAEST 1 000 000 000 MILIJARDA

In the table zou have noticed , in numbers from 11-20, that part containeing writeen NA
(JEDANAEST9 is marked with red. That is done in oirder to make zour studzing of thees
numbers easier. I will shortlz explain how those numbers are formed. In old times if people
wanted to say 11, they would say it like this: JEDAN NA DESET (litterary one on ten). Wizh
ages passing and trought generations shortening ocurred, and from word DESET only parts
marked with red (EST) remained in words for expressioning numbers from 11-20, as it is
shown in table.
Number 14 (ČETRNAEST) is some diferent, letters I from word indicateing number 4
(ČETIRI), have disapeired when number 14 was formed, so it is 14 (ČETRNAEST)
Beside this you have probably noticed that numbers 20, 30, 70, etcetera ere formed by simply
adding basic numbers from 1-9 on word for number 10 (DESET). Forexample you want to
say 30. You will say it by pronouncing word for 3 (TRI) and word for 10 (DESET). Numbers
40, 50 and 60 and 90 are just sightly difernt,

In numbers 50 ( PET DESET) letter T from word indicateing number 5 (PET) has disapeired
cous it is similiar pronounced like letter D in word DESET (10).

Similliar hapened in word for number 60 (ŠE ST =Z DESET) where two last letters from
word indicateing number 6 (ŠE ST) became Z, altough in pronaunciation it can be heard
pronaunced like hardly heard S (ŠEsDESET).

## In Number 90 (DEVETDESET)case is same as with number 50 (PET DESET)

Numbers from 300-900 are formed simply, forexample if you want to say 500 you will say
word indicateing number 5 (PET) and 100 (STO), therfore 500 will be PETSTO.

## 200 is exception from this rule, its pronounced DVJESTO.

Looking at the table above, let us see how some numbers are read in different cases:

## 105-sto pet 148-sto četrdeset osam 753-Sedamsto pedeset tri

sedamsto šezdeset i 48 392 Četrdeset osam hiljada 305 018-Tristo pet hiljada
pet tristo devedeset dva osamnaest

5 762,345,258 --> Pet milijarda sedamsto šezdeset dva miliona tristo četrdeset pet hiljada
dvjesto pedeset osam
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15
64
245
578
835
1 325
1 000 333
962
3 100
25 310
6 721