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Time | L'heure

When speaking French, you must say the word – heure – except with midi (noon)
and minuit (midnight).

Il est onze heures. | It is eleven. (o’clock)

Il est deux heures et quart. | It is two fifteen.

Il est midi. | It is noon.

Il est minuit. | It is midnight.


The hour and minutes are separated by an 00 h 00 for heure.

5 h 20 | 5:20

Use the term:

du matin - if you wish to indicate am
Il est trois heures du matin. | It is three am

de l'après-midi - if you wish to indicate from noon until about 6 pm
Il est quatre heures de l’après-midi. | It is four o’clock in the afternoon.

du soir - to indicate from 6 pm until midnight.
Il est huit heures du soir. | It is eight pm

Time is usually expressed on a 24-hour clock.

15 h  (quinze heures) | 3 :00 pm
19 h 30 (dix-neuf heures trente) | 7:30 pm

Avant-midi | A.M.


une heure
1 h | 1:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/1heure.mp3

deux heures
2 h | 2:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/2heure.mp3

deux heures dix
2 h 10 | 2:10 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/2heure10.mp3

trois heures
3 h | 3:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/3heure.mp3

trois heures quinze
3 h 15 | 3:15 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/3heure15.mp3

trois heures et quart
3 h 15 | 3:15 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/trois-heures-et-quart.mp3

quatre heures
4 h | 4:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/4heure.mp3

cinq heures
5 h | 5:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/5heure.mp3

cinq heures vingt
5 h 20 | 5:20 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/5heure20.mp3

six heures
6 h | 6:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/6heure.mp3

six heures et demi
6 h 30 | 6:30 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/six-heures-et-demi.mp3

sept heures
7 h | 7:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/7heure.mp3

huit heures
8 h | 8:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/8heure.mp3

neuf heures
9 h | 9:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/9heure.mp3

neuf heures quarante-cinq
9 h 45 | 9:45 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/neuf-heures-quarante-cinq.mp3

dix heures moins quart
9 h 45 | 9:45 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/dix-heures-moins-quart.mp3

dix heures
10 h | 10:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/10heure.mp3

onze heures
11 h | 11:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/11heure.mp3

midi
12 h | 12:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/midi.mp3

Après-midi | P.M.


treize heures
13 h | 1:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/13heures.mp3

quatorze heures
14 h | 2:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/14heures.mp3

quatorze heures trente
14 h 30 | 2:30 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/14heures30.mp3

quinze heures
15 h | 3:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/15heures.mp3

quinze heures quarante
15 h 40 | 3:40 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/15heures40.mp3

seize heures
16 h| 4:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/16heures.mp3

dix-sept heures
17 h | 5:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/17heures.mp3

dix-sept heures cinquante
17 h 50 | 5:50 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/17heures50.mp3

dix-huit heures
18 h | 6:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/18heures.mp3

dix-neuf heures
19 h | 7:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/19heures.mp3

vingt heures
20 h | 8:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/20heures.mp3

vingt-et-une heure
21 h | 9:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/21heures.mp3

vingt-deux heures
22 h | 10:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/22heures.mp3

vingt-trois heures
23 h | 11:00 pm

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/23heures.mp3

minuit
24 h | 12:00 am

/lookandlisten/mathematics/measurement/time/audio/minuit.mp3