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1 - Um [oon] / uma [oo-mah]

17 - Dezessete [chee-zeh-seh-chee]

18 - Dezoito [chee-zoy-too]

70 - Setenta [seh-tayn-tah]

80 - Oitenta [oy-tayn-tah ]

90 - Noventa [noo-vayn-tah]

100 - Cem [seh-ing]

After 100 what you do is cento e um (101), cento e dois (102), cento e três
(103), cento e trinta, (130), cento e quarenta e cinco (145), etc.

Please notice that "cem" is for a full hundred only.

After 100 you must say "cento", like cento e um (101), cento e dois (102), etc..

Now let's repeat, once again, the same technique as before.


Read all of them again and then backwards. Write them down and repeat them as
many times as necessary. I'll remind you once again that in order to know how to
pronounce Portuguese numbers you have to repeat them a lot, and correctly.

Now read those numbers again, but backwards. Write them down the
way you say them. Then check them out if you said them correctly.

Write 3 long phone numbers on a piece of paper and say them in groups of 2
numbers, as fast as you can (e.g. 12, 55, 87, etc).

You must spend at least another 15 minutes with these numbers before you move
forward. That's a good way to get to know how to pronounce Portuguese numbers,
without hassle.

When ready, go to the next stage.

The next stage will be numbers from 100 to 1000 in hundreds.

You are further than half way of learning how to pronounce Portuguese numbers.
So, let's go!

100 - Cem [ceing].

200 - Duzentos [doo-zayn-toos].

300 - Trezentos [treh-zayn-cen-toos].

400 - Quatrocentos [kwa-tro-cen-toos].


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500 - Quinhentos [Keen-nyientoos].

600 - Seiscentos [seh-eesh-cen-toos].

700 - Setecentos [seh-tay-cen-toos].

800 - Oitocentos [oy-toh-cen-toos].

900 - Novecentos [noh-vay-cen-toos].

1000 - Mil [mee-oo] .

After 200 what you do is duzentos e um (201), duzentos e dois


(202), duzentos e três (203), duzentos e trinta, (230), duzentos e quarenta e
cinco (245), etc..

Please notice that you must connect hundreds with tens and units with e, like 368
= trezentos e sessenta e oito.

Now let's repeat, once again, the same technique as before.


Write random numbers down and read all of them again and then backwards.
Repeat this exercise as many times as necessary.

Now read those numbers again, but backwards again. Write them down
the way you say them. Then check them out if you said them correctly.

Write 3 long numbers of 12 digits each in a piece of paperand say them in


groups of 3 digits, as fast as you can (e.g. 112, 455, 687, etc).

You must spend at least about 10 minutes with these numbers before you move
forward. Remember that your knowledge of how to pronounce Portuguese numbers
is getting broader and broader.

When ready, go to the next stage.

You got to this stage? Well done!

From now on it's a piece of cake.

You know the numbers up to 10, from 10 to 20, from 20 to 100, and from 100 to
1000.

Now, to go beyond that, all you need is revision. The reason I'm saying this is:

You know how to say in Portuguese 1000, right?

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Yes, it's "mil".

So the way you say 2000 is "dois mil", and 3000 is "três mil", and so on.

You can go up to 999,999 "novecentos e noventa e nove mil, novecentos e noventa


e nove".

Now, you just need to learn how to say "a million", and "a billion" in Portuguese.

Um milhão [ung mee-lyee-aung] = 1.000.000.


Dois milhões [doh-eesh mee-lyee-oingsh] = 2.000.000.
Três milhões [traysh mee-lyee-oingsh] = 3.000.000, etc..

Um Bilião [ung bee-lyee-aung] = 1 billion


Dois biliões [doh-eesh bee-lyee-oingsh] = 2 billion.

In Brazilian Portuguese you write "bilhão" but the pronunciation is pretty much the
same.

Note: You might have noticed that I separated the millions from the thousands
with a "dot". In Portuguese you do the opposite as in English. You separate
Thousands from hundreds with "pontos" (dots), and decimal numbers with
"vírgulas" (commas).

Like this:

Portuguese English
23.487.286.842,14 23,487,286,842.14

And tha's it!

You know by now how to pronounce Portuguese numbers.

Exercise them often. Maybe "duas" or "três" times a day, before you go on holidays
or before you meet your Portuguese speaking friends.

You can practise them now, by reading the following numbers in loud voice:

4 - 14 - 40 - 44 - 444 - 4.444 - 14.444 - 40.444,44

2 - 12 - 20 - 22 - 222 - 2.222 - 12.222 - 20.222,22

6 - 16 - 60 - 66 - 666 - 6.666 - 16.666 - 60.666,66

5 - 15 - 50 - 55 - 555 - 5.555 - 15.555 - 50.555,55

7 - 17 - 70 - 77 - 777 - 7.777 - 17.777 - 70.777,77

3 - 13 - 30 - 33 - 333 - 3.333 - 13.333 - 30.333,33

9 - 19 - 90 - 99 - 999 - 9.999 - 19.999 - 90.999,99

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8 - 18 - 80 - 88 - 888 - 8.888 - 18.888 - 80.888,88

0 - 10 - 100 - 1.000 - 10.000 - 100.000,10

1 - 11 - 111 - 1.111 - 11.111 - 101.111,11

Did you manage? Parabéns! [pah-rah-baing-z] Congratulations!

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