# BIS_fnc_romanNumeral

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### Description

Description:
Convert integer to roman numerals (e.g. 42 becomes "XLII").
Execution:
call
Groups:
StringsMath

### Syntax

Syntax:
integer call BIS_fnc_romanNumeral
Parameters:
integer: Number, String, Code or Config, same as BIS_fnc_parseNumber (used in this function) - any integer between 1 and 3999
Return Value:
String - roman numerals

### Examples

Example 1:
1 call BIS_fnc_romanNumeral; // returns "I" 2035 call BIS_fnc_romanNumeral; // returns "MMXXXV" 3999 call BIS_fnc_romanNumeral; // returns "MMMCMXCIX"

BIS_fnc_ordinalNumber BIS_fnc_phoneticalWord

### Notes

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Only post proven facts here! Add Note
Lou Montana - c
Posted on Oct 01, 2019 - 01:46 (UTC)
A Roman numeral is read like this:
 Numeral Value I V X L C D M 1 5 10 50 100 500 1000
• It is read from left to right from the biggest numeral to the lowest*, adding up:
* not entirely true, see subtractions below
• DCLVII = DCLVII = 500 + 100 + 50 + 5 + 1 + 1 = 657
• A subtraction is done by writing one smaller numeral before a big one:
• 9 could be written VIIII, or IX: 1 and 10, meaning 10 - 1 = 9 / but IIX for 8 does not exist, only VIII
• The same numeral can be put together multiple times, but usually (there is no standard, but the shorter version is usually preferred) up to the point where it can be subtracted from the numeral above the used one (subtraction still done with only one numeral):
• IIII = IV, CCCC = CD

Now let's see if you can translate this one: MCMLXXXV. Tip: where it all started ;-) MCMLXXXII for the purists!