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ENGLISH: From 13 you go right-to-left, so 3-10, until 21 where you go left-to-right, so 20-1. This doesn't change. GERMAN: From 13 you go right-to-left, so 3-10. 21 is ein-und-zwanzig, or 1-and-20. This doesn't change. FRENCH: From 17 you go left-to-right, so dix-sept or 10-7. This doesn't change, but at 70, you pile numbers 10-19 onto 60 (soixante). So 70 ...


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In German generally (i.e. not just in Germany but also in Austria and in Switzerland), years are pronounced like this: 1015 (ein)tausendfünfzehn 1115 elfhundertfünfzehn 1215 zwölfhundertfünfzehn 1315 dreizehnhundertfünfzehn ... 1815 achtzehnhundertfünfzehn 1915 neunzehnhundertfünfzehn 2015 zweitausendfünfzehn 2115 zweitausendeinhundertfünfzehn Or in ...


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The year 1995 is read neunzehnhundertfünfundneunzig. You might also hear neunzehnfünfundneunzig, but that is more colloquial. 2007 is read as zweitausendsieben, although you sometimes hear zwanzigsieben.


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The answer to your confusion is that time complements are in accusative. To clear why that answer is not enough to cover your question let me add the following: You suppose that 'Sie ist ein Jahr alt.' is in nominative. If that were the case you are right in writing 'Sie ist ein Tag alt.' (!) since the case should be the same independent on the ...



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