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For number '11' all you have do do is say the number 10 and 1.

For number '12' it's simply 10 and 2.

This continues up to number 19

Eleven

shíyī

十一

Twelve

shí'èr

十二

Nineteen

shíjiǔ

十九

When we reach number '20' we say "2 multiples of 10". So 30 is "3 and 10" etc.

Twenty

èrshí

二十

Fifty

wǔshí

五十

Ninety

jiǔshí

九十

For number '21' we say "2 multiples of 10 and then 1". So 63 is "6, 10, 3" etc.

Twenty-one

​èrshíyī

二十一

Sixty-three

liùshísān

六十三

Eighty-nine

​bāshíjiǔ

八十九

The word for 'hundred' is "bǎi" so 100 is "1 and bǎi". However when saying "two hundred", there are two ways to express the number 2: "èr" and "liǎng".

One hundred

yī bǎi

一百

Two hundred

èr bǎi / liǎng bǎi

二百 两百

Five hundred

wǔ bǎi

五百

For number 725 it's "700" and then 25 is "2, 10, 5"

Seven hundred and twenty-five

qī bǎi èrshíwǔ

七百二十五

297 is expressed as "200 and then 9, 10, 7"

Two hundred and ninety-seven

liǎng bǎi jiǔshíqī

两百九十七

One hundred and six

yī bǎi líng wǔ

一百零五

When counting past 100, if the second digit is lower than 10, for example 105 or 603 etc., then we must say the number zero, which is "líng"

One hundred and six

liù bǎi líng sān

六百零三

One thousand

yī qiān

一千

Two

èr

Three

sān

Four

Five

Six

liù

Seven

Eight

Ten

shí

Nine

jiǔ

One

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