How To Count To 1000 In Spanish

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Jun 04, 2022
By Sarah Angela Almaden
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Uno. Dos. Tres. Cuatro. Cinco. Ooh, now you know how to count from 1 to 5 in Spanish. Fancy! But counting 1 to 5 is just the beginning of learning how to count in Spanish. Don’t worry, we’re only going to talk about numbers, not the M-word… Math. So you can relax.

When learning a new language like Spanish, one of the most important lessons to learn is how to count. And that's because knowing how to count helps in understanding the meaning of numbers. As we all know numbers are everywhere. We use numbers when telling time. We use numbers when calculating the total price of all the things in our shopping cart. We use numbers when figuring out how long summer vacation is… according to Phineas and Ferb, there's 104 days of summer vacation.

If you’re ready to discover the magic of counting in Spanish, then here’s everything you need to know!


How to count from Zero (Cero) to Ten (Diez)

  • 0 – Zero – Cero (se-ro)
  • 1 – One – Uno (oo-noh)
  • 2 – Two – Dos (dos)
  • 3 – Three – Tres (trehs)
  • 4 – Four – Cuatro (kwa-troh)
  • 5 – Five – Cinco (sing-ko)
  • 6 – Six – Seis (says)
  • 7 – Seven – Siete (sye-teh)
  • 8 – Eight – Ocho (oh-cho)
  • 9 – Nine – Nueve (nwe-veh)
  • 10 – Ten – Diez (dee-ez)

How to count from Eleven (Once) to Twenty (Veinte)

  • 11 – Eleven – Once (on-seh)
  • 12 – Twelve – Doce (do-seh)
  • 13 – Thirteen – Trece (treh-seh)
  • 14 – Fourteen – Catorce (ka-tor-seh)
  • 15 – Fifteen – Quince (kin-seh)
  • 16 – Sixteen – Dieciséis (dee-ez-ee-says)
  • 17 – Seventeen – Diecisiete (dee-ez-ee-sye-teh)
  • 18 – Eighteen – Dieciocho (dee-ez-ee-oh-cho)
  • 19 – Nineteen – Diecinueve (dee-ez-ee-nwe-veh)
  • 20 – Twenty – Veinte (beyn-teh)

How to count from Thirty (Trenta) to One Thousand (Mil)

  • 30 – Thirty – Treinta (tren-tah)
  • 40 – Forty – Cuarenta (kwa-ren-tah)
  • 50 – Fifty – Cincuenta (sing-kwen-tah)
  • 60 – Sixty – Sesenta (seh-sen-tah)
  • 70 – Seventy – Setenta (seh-ten-tah)
  • 80 – Eighty – Ochenta (oh-chen-tah)
  • 90 – Ninety – Noventa (no-ven-tah)
  • 100 – One Hundred – Cien (see-en)
  • 500 – Five Hundred – Quinientos (kin-yen-tos)
  • 1000 – One Thousand – Mil (mil)
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