Counting in Italian: Learn the numbers from 1 to 100

If you are serious about learning Italian, one of the first things you should commit to memory are the numbers from 1 to 100. After all, numbers are important – they allow you to pay for things, tell the time, talk about your age, count sheep as you drift off to sleep, and much more!

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Italian numbers from 1 to 10

uno*

one

due

two

tre

three

quattro

four

cinque

five

sei

six

sette

seven

otto

eight

nove

nine

dieci

ten

*When the word uno (one) is used directly before certain masculine singular nouns, it becomes un (e.g. un cane = one dog / a dog). In front of a feminine singular noun, it becomes una (e.g. una casa = one house / a house).

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 1 to 10 pronounced by a native speaker.

1 to 10
10 euro bills lies in stack on background of big semi-transparent banknote.
Banconote da dieci euro = Ten euro bills

Italian numbers from 11 to 20

undici

eleven

dodici

twelve

tredici

thirteen

quattordici

fourteen

quindici

fifteen

sedici

sixteen

diciassette

seventeen

diciotto

eighteen

diciannove

nineteen

venti

twenty

Pay attention to the position of dici (the inflected form of ten). For numbers 11 to 16, it comes at the end of the word. For numbers 17 to 19, it comes at the beginning.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 11 to 20 pronounced by a native speaker.

11 to 20
The number 20 on distressed crimson home siding
Abito al numero venti.I live on number 20.

Italian numbers from 21 to 30

ventuno

twenty-one

ventidue

twenty-two

ventitré*

twenty-three

ventiquattro

twenty-four

venticinque

twenty-five

ventisei

twenty-six

ventisette

twenty-seven

ventotto

twenty-eight

ventinove

twenty-nine

trenta

thirty

*The number ventitré requires an accent on the e even though tre on its own does not have an accent. This is because all Italian words ending with a stressed vowel, from the disyllabic onwards, must always be accented.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 21 to 30 pronounced by a native speaker.

21 to 30
Speed limit 30 road sign
Occhio a non superare i trenta chilometri orari! = Be careful not to go over 30 kilometre per hour!

Italian numbers from 31 to 40

trentuno

thirty-one

trentadue

thirty-two

trentatré*

thirty-three

trentaquattro

thirty-four

trentacinque

thirty-five

trentasei

thirty-six

trentasette

thirty-seven

trentotto

thirty-eight

trentanove

thirty-nine

quaranta

forty

*The number trentatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 31 to 40 pronounced by a native speaker.

31 to 40
Portrait of a professional woman in her 40s.
Quarantanni e non sentirli.

Italian numbers from 41 to 50

quarantuno

forty-one

quarantadue

forty-two

quarantatré*

forty-three

quarantaquattro

forty-four

quarantacinque

forty-five

quarantasei

forty-six

quarantasette

forty-seven

quarantotto

forty-eight

quarantanove

forty-nine

cinquanta

fifty

*The number quarantatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 41 to 50 pronounced by a native speaker.

41 to 50
sale 50 off mock up advertise display frame setting over the bag line in the shopping department store for shopping
50% off all bags in store – 50% di sconto su tutte le borse in negozio

Italian numbers from 51 to 60

cinquantuno

fifty-one

cinquantadue

fifty-two

cinquantatré*

fifty-three

cinquantaquattro

fifty-four

cinquantacinque

fifty-five

cinquantasei

fifty-six

cinquantasette

fifty-seven

cinquantotto

fifty-eight

cinquantanove

fifty-nine

sessanta

sixty

*The number cinquantatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 51 to 60 pronounced by a native speaker.

51 to 60
Girl in dress and hairstyle 60s-style, posing in front of a jukebox perfect reproduction of that historical period.
Tributo agli anni sessantaSixties’ tribute

Italian numbers from 61 to 70

sessantuno

sixty-one

sessantadue

sixty-two

sessantatré*

sixty-three

sessantaquattro

sixty-four

sessantacinque

sixty-five

sessantasei

sixty-six

sessantasette

sixty-seven

sessantotto

sixty-eight

sessantanove

sixty-nine

settanta

seventy

*The number sessantatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 61 to 70 pronounced by a native speaker.

61 to 70
Retro 70s vinyl record player with a vinyl on a blackboard background.
Un giradischi degli anni settanta = A record player of the seventies

Italian numbers from 71 to 80

settantuno

seventy-one

settantadue

seventy-two

settantatré*

seventy-three

settantaquattro

seventy-four

settantacinque

seventy-five

settantasei

seventy-six

settantasette

seventy-seven

settantotto

seventy-eight

settantanove

seventy-nine

ottanta

eighty

*The number settantatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 71 to 80 pronounced by a native speaker.

71 to 80
A happy senior celebration 80 with his favorite birthday pie.
Mio nonno compie ottant’anni. Auguri! = My grandpa is 80 years old. Happy birthday!

Italian numbers from 81 to 90

ottantuno

eighty-one

ottantadue

eighty-two

ottantatré*

eighty-three

ottantaquattro

eighty-four

ottantacinque

eighty-five

ottantasei

eighty-six

ottantasette

eighty-seven

ottantotto

eighty-eight

ottantanove

eighty-nine

novanta

ninety

*The number ottantatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 81 to 90 pronounced by a native speaker.

81 to 90
Black on-ear headphones and audio tape compact cassettes on slate background
Ricordi degli anni novantaMemories of the nineties

Italian numbers from 91 to 100

novantuno

ninety-one

novantadue

ninety-two

novantatré*

ninety-three

novantaquattro

ninety-four

novantacinque

ninety-five

novantasei

ninety-six

novantasette

ninety-seven

novantotto

ninety-eight

novantanove

ninety-nine

cento

one hundred

*The number novantatré requires an accent on the e for the reason explained in section 21-30.

If the word cento looks familiar, that is because it is related to the English words cent (one hundredth of a dollar) and century (100 years).

Have a listen to the audio file below to hear the numbers from 91 to 100 pronounced by a native speaker.

91 to 100
100% meat neon sign
Cento per cento carne = 100% meat

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