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How to Say “Numbers” in Spanish

Do you want to learn how to count numbers in Spanish?


If you're wondering how to pronounce "numbers" in Spanish, the word is números.  In Spanish, the term for "number" is números. Here are Spanish cardinal numbers and work our way up!


An important part of learning Spanish is knowing how to count and say numbers. Counting money, telling the time, and measuring quantities all require the use of numbers. To help you learn how to say numbers in Spanish, here is a guide:


  1. In most cases, the numbers 0 to 9 in Spanish and English are the same: cero and zero (0), uno and one (1), dos and two (2), tres and three (3), cuatro and four (4), cinco and 5 (5), seis and six (6), siete and seven (7), ocho and eight (8), and nueve and nine(9).
  2. You will use the word for "ten" (diez) and add the appropriate number to say the numbers 11 to 15: once, doce, trece, catorce, quince, and twelve
  3. You will use the word for "ten" (diez) and the word for "and," y, and then add the appropriate number to say the numbers 16 through 19. dieciséis, diecisiete, dieciocho, and diecinueve are the sixteenth and seventeenth words.
  4. To speak the numbers 20 through 29, use the word for "twenty" (veinte) followed by the relevant number. For instance, veintiún is 21 and veintinueve is 29.
  5. For numbers 30 through 99, you will use the appropriate multiple of ten (30, 40, 50, etc.) and add the appropriate number. For illustration, 35 is treinta y cinco and 62 is sesenta y dos.
  6. When you pronounce numerals 100 and up, you can use the word indicating "hundred" (cien) followed by the corresponding number. By instance, 101 is cento uno, and 199 is ciento noventa y nueve.
  7. For numbers 1,000 and above, you will use the appropriate multiple of 1,000 (1,000, 2,000, etc.) and add the appropriate number. 1,000, for reference, is mil, and 1,500 is mil quinientos.


To become more accustomed to using numbers in a variety of contexts, it is essential to practice saying and counting them in Spanish. Using figures and fundamental math, you can also learn basic arithmetic and counting in Spanish. You will be able to confidently count and say numbers in Spanish with a little practice.

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