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A196278 Number of letters in the French ordinal numbers. 0
7, 8, 9, 9, 9, 7, 8, 8, 8, 7, 7, 8, 9, 11, 9, 8, 11, 11, 11, 9, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14, 12, 13, 13, 13, 9, 14, 14, 15, 15, 15, 13, 14, 14, 14, 11, 16, 16, 17, 17, 17, 15, 16, 16, 16, 12, 17, 17, 18, 18, 18, 16, 17, 17, 17, 11, 16, 16, 17, 17, 17, 15, 16, 16, 16, 15, 17, 16, 17, 19, 17, 16, 19, 19, 19, 15, 17, 19, 20, 20, 20, 18, 19, 19, 19, 18, 18, 19, 20, 22, 20, 19, 22, 22, 22, 8 (list; graph; refs; listen; history; text; internal format)
OFFSET

1,1

COMMENTS

The first term corresponds to the masculine form "premier"; it could as well have been chosen to be "première". Hyphens and spaces are not counted.

It would be nice to have short programs in various languages to spell out the n-th ordinal number in French.

LINKS

Table of n, a(n) for n=1..100.

Team of "ParisByPod", French ordinal numbers, 1 to 100, as of Sept. 2011.

Wiktionnaire, Ordinaux en français.

Yale University Library, The names of numbers in French, German, Italian, and Spanish.

EXAMPLE

a(1)=#"premier"=7, a(2)=#"deuxième"=8, a(3)=#"troisième"=9,

a(4)=#"quatrième"=9, a(5)=#"cinquième"=9, a(6)=#"sixième"=7, etc.

CROSSREFS

Cf. A167507, A080519.

Sequence in context: A085676 A036793 A257394 * A006969 A195935 A168097

Adjacent sequences:  A196275 A196276 A196277 * A196279 A196280 A196281

KEYWORD

nonn,word

AUTHOR

M. F. Hasler, Sep 30 2011

STATUS

approved

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