# 1400 = One Thousand Four Hundred?

•  0
•  8,781
How do I pronounce it ?

Parameswara founded the Sultanate of Melaka in the year 1400.

How do pronounce it ? in the year 1400 ?

in the year 1400 = in the year one thousand four hundred

1 2
Hi,
How do I pronounce it ?

Parameswara founded the Sultanate of Melaka in the year 1400.

How do pronounce it ? in the year 1400 ?

in the year 1400 = in the year one thousand four hundred Say 'in the year fourteen hundred'

You could say

one thousand, three hundred and forty-four minus . . . .

or

thirteen forty-four minus . . .

Best wishes, Clive
If in the year 1344 - 1424,

we also can say,

one thousand, three hundred and forty-four minus . . . .

or

thirteen forty-four minus . . . ?
Try out our live chat room.
Hi,

Use "minus" when you are talking about maths (a subtraction). For instance:

1424 - 1344 = 80 => one thousand, four hundred and twenty-four minus one thousand, three hundred and forty-four equals eighty

If you are talking about time, you cannot say "minus". You could use "between ... and".

1424 - 1344 => "Between thirteen twenty-four and fourteen forty-four ..."
Vincent TeoIf in the year 1344 - 1424,

we also can say,

one thousand, three hundred and forty-four minus . . . .

or

thirteen forty-four minus . . . ?

No!

In the years thirteen forty-four through fourteen twenty-four...
Hi GG,
To me, that use of 'through' is or at least used to be a uniquely American English expression.

Clive
Site Hint: Check out our list of pronunciation videos.
The meetings lasted Monday through Thursday.

Clive, are you saying this through?
I would use "to" as well (but not "minus").
Hi,
To my ear, sounds rather American.
Clive
Students: Are you brave enough to let our tutors analyse your pronunciation?