Ordinal numbers

Cornelia B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Ordinal numbers

I wrote out « dix-septième siècle » instead of « XVIIe siècle », but was counted off for that. Is it not correct to spell out the ordinal numbers?


Thank you

Asked 3 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Cornelia,

Thank you for you comment! You can write '17th century' that way: 'dix-septième siècle' or with Roman numerals 'XVIIème siècle'. It is also accepted in Arabic numerals: '17ème siècle'. It has now been corrected. ;-)

Merci et bonne journée !

Ordinal numbers

I wrote out « dix-septième siècle » instead of « XVIIe siècle », but was counted off for that. Is it not correct to spell out the ordinal numbers?


Thank you

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