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Interlingua Alfabet

Letter Name Sound As in Aa ah a cat Bb beh b boy Cc tseh c car, before e or i like zz in pizza or c in city Dd deh d dog Ee eh e met Ff ehf f find Gg geh g officially like Go in all situations except words ending in -age, but optionally before e or i like j Hh hasha h hi Ii ee i machine Jj zhohta j s in pleasure Kk kah k king Ll ehl l love Mm ehm m man Nn ehn n now Oo oh o obey Pp peh p put Qq ku qu quick, in one syllable words just k Rr ehr r trilled Ss ehs s soft, between vowels like s in cousin Tt teh t tea Uu u u u in plural Vv veh v very Ww doopla veh w way Xx eeks x example Yy eepsilon or ee greck y yes or pretty Zz zehd or zehta z zebra Consonant Clusters cc cc in accent ch ch in Christ or enchanté ph is like f th is just t Dipthongs ai is I au is ow in cow ei is ei in reign oi is oy in choice -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Exercises (Exercitios) Write out the names of the letters for the following words. Example (Examplo) littera letter ell-ee-teh-teh-eh-ehr stilographo ehs-teh-ee-ehl-oh-geh-ehr-a-peh-hasha-oh 1. papilion 2. corbe 3. taxa 4. pluma 5. jardin 6. fenestra 7. pisce 8. vitro 9. arbore 10. portrait 11. synopsis 12. manual -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Le Numeros The Numbers 0 zero 1 un 2 duo 3 tres 4 quatro 5 cinque 6 sex 7 septe 8 octo 9 nove 10 dece 11 dece-un 12 dece-duo 13 dece-tres 14 dece-quatro 15 dece-cinque 16 dece-sex 17 dece-septe 18 dece-octo 19 dece-nove 20 vinti 21 vinti-un 22 vinti-duo 25 vinti-cinque 30 trenta 40 quaranta 50 cinquanta 60 sexanta 70 septanta 80 octanta 90 novanta 100 cento 101 cento un 102 cento duo 121 cento vinti-un 150 cento cinquanta 200 duo centos 201 duo centos un 300 tres centos 381 tres centos octanta-un 1000 mille 1001 mille un 1995 dece-nove centos novanta-cinque 1962 dece-nove centos sexanta-duo 2000 duo milles 1.000.000 million 1.000.000.000 billion 1.000.000.000.000 trillion -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Exercises (Exercitios) Write out the names of the numbers below. 1. 8 2. 36 3. 4 4. 10 5. 27 6. 55 7. 1077 8. 69 9. 11 10. 1962 11. 6554 12. 131.174 Mathematical Terms (Terminos Mathematic) 1 + 1 = 2 2 - 1 = 1 un plus un es duo duo minus un es un 3 x 4 = 12 tres vices quatro es dece-duo 10 / 2 = 5 ece dividite per duo es cinque Exercises (Exercitios) Write out the names of the mathematical terms below. 1. 2+2=4 2. 22+56=78 3. 100-98=2 4. 11-3=8 5. 3x3=9 6. 12x36=432 7. 540/0=0 8. 18/2=9 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ordinal Numbers 1me prime 2de secunde 3tie tertie 4te quarte 5te quinte 6te sexte 7me septime 8ve octave 9ne none 10me decime 11me dece-prime 12de dece-secunde 13tie dece-tertie 14te dece-quarte 15te dece-quinte 16te dece-sexte 17me dece-septime 18ve dece-octave 19ne dece-none 20me vintesime 21me vinti-prime 22de vinti-secunde 25te vinti-quinte 30me trentesime 40me quarantesime 50me cinquantesime 60me sexantesime 70me septantesime 80me octantesime 90me novantesime 100me centesime 101me cento prime 102de cento secunde 121me cento vinti-prime 150me cento cinquantesime 200me duo centesime 201me duo centos prime 300me tres centesime 381me tres centos octanta-prime 1000me millesime 1001me mille prime 2000me duo millesime 1.000.000me millionesime 1.000.000.000me billionesime 1.000.000.000.000me trillionesime Exercises (Exercitios) Make the numbers below into ordinal numbers. Write the abbreviation and then the full name. Then, copy and paste your answers in an e-mail message to me. Examplo 3 = 3tie =tertie 1. 1 2. 2 3. 10 4. 91 5. 27 6. 12 7. 673