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One hundred and fifty in Spanish
The cardinal number one hundred and fifty only has one form in Spanish. As noun, adjective or pronoun 150 as cardinal number in Spanish is ciento cincuenta.
Click the speaker to hear the pronunciation of ciento cincuenta
A cardinal like ciento cincuenta is part of speech or writing used to count, indicate the size of a group or set, et cetera. Check out these examples:
- One hundred and fifty = ciento cincuenta
- One hundred and fifty men = ciento cincuenta hombres
- One hundred and fifty women = ciento cincuenta mujeres
- One hundred and fifty thousand dollars = ciento cincuenta mil dólares
- One hundred and fifty crazy ideas = ciento cincuenta ideas locas
As you can see, ciento cincuenta does not adapt to gender as explained on our homepage.
Note that one hundred and fiftieth in Spanish can be located three paragraphs further below. Next we answer how do you say one hundred and fifty in Spanish for two dialects.
How do you say 150 in Spanish?
Here, we are going to show you how to say 150 in Spanish using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), an alphabetic system of phonetic notation which uses the Latin alphabet:
- In Spanish of Spain, 150 is pronounced ˈθjento θiŋˈkwenta, e.g. for one hundred and fifty dollars you say ˈθjento θiŋˈkwenta ˈðolaɾes
- In Mexican Spanish one hundred and fifty is pronounced ˈsjento siŋˈkwenta: ˈsjento siŋˈkwenta ˈðolaɾes
- In Spanish as spoken in Spain, for one hundred and fifty people you say ˈθjento θiŋˈkwenta peɾˈsonas
- In Spanish as spoken in Mexico, 150 people is pronounced ˈsjento siŋˈkwenta peɾˈsonas
There is a great many of countries where Spanish is spoken or is the official language; therefore, the actual pronunciation of 150 depends on the particular dialect under consideration.
For detailed information about the rules for building simple and compound cardinals such as 150 read our article Numbers in Spanish, located in the header menu.
In the next section we elaborate of the spelling of 150 in Spanish.
How do you Spell 150 in Spanish?
Taking all of the above into account, you already know the answer to how do you spell 150 in Spanish language. 150 in Spanish spelling is ciento cincuenta.
In case the phonetic spelling of 150 has caught your attention, then have a look at the reference section at the bottom of our home page to learn more about the phonetic alphabet.
Chances are that you are also interested in the linguistics and grammar aspects of the numeral ciento cincuenta, which can be attributive or pronominal, as shown below.
In the case of one hundred and fifty women (ciento cincuenta mujeres), the use of the numeral is pronominal.
In the sentence “I saw one hundred and fifty” (“Vi a ciento cincuenta”), ciento cincuenta serves as a pronoun.
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In the following part we are going to discuss the Spanish equivalents of 150th and one hundred and fiftieth, the ordinal numbers which characterize importance, size, chronology, etc.
One hundred and fiftieth in Spanish
In Spanish, all ordinal numbers including one hundred and fiftieth represent a position or rank in a sequential order. One hundred and fiftieth in Spanish can be a pronoun or adjective; usually it’s an adjective though.
One hundred and fiftieth takes on 4 forms as follows. Let’s start with that one hundred and fiftieth in Spanish has a masculine and feminine form to adapt to the succeeding noun, or to function as pronoun:
- centésimo quincuagésimo + masculine noun or as masculine pronoun, (both singular)
- centésima quincuagésima + feminine noun or as feminine pronoun, (both singular)
- The one hundred and fiftieth = el centésimo quincuagésimo / la centésima quincuagésima
- The one hundred and fiftieth man = el centésimo quincuagésimo hombre
- The one hundred and fiftieth woman = la centésima quincuagésima mujer
Important: In day-to-day speech ordinal numbers as big as 150 are hardly ever used. Rather, they are replaced by cardinal numbers following the noun.
For example, instead of centésimo quincuagésimo paso (step) or centésima quincuagésima galaxia (galaxy) we usually say paso doce and galaxia doce, respectively.
Because the ordinal number centésimo quincuagésimo is an adjective or pronoun, it does not only adapt to gender, but in addition to the singular also has a plural form.
The plural is built by appending s to the singular pronominal form:
centésimo quincuagésimo → centésimos quincuagésimos
centésima quincuagésima → centésimas quincuagésimas
If you can come up with a meaningful example for centésimos quincuagésimos / centésimas quincuagésimas, either as adjective or pronoun, then let us know and we will gladly publish it here.
One hundred and fiftieth in Spanish Pronunciation
In Spain, the numeral centésimo quincuagésimo is pronounced as follows:
- centésimo quincuagésimo = θenˈtesimo kiŋkwaˈxesimo
- centésimos quincuagésimos = θenˈtesimos kiŋkwaˈxesimos
- centésima quincuagésima = θenˈtesima kiŋkwaˈxesima
- centésimas quincuagésimas = θenˈtesimas kiŋkwaˈxesimas
In Mexico, the numeral centésimo quincuagésimo is pronounced as indicated below:
- centésimo quincuagésimo = senˈtesimo kiŋkwaˈxesimo
- centésimos quincuagésimos = senˈtesimos kiŋkwaˈxesimos
- centésima quincuagésima = senˈtesima kiŋkwaˈxesima
- centésimas quincuagésimas = senˈtesimas kiŋkwaˈxesimas
150th in Spanish
150th in Spanish is 150.º (º denotes masculine) or 150.ª (ª denotes feminine), yet, these days, the dot after the suffix is often omitted: 150º or 150ª. By way of illustration:
150th man = 150º hombre
150th woman = 150ª mujer
Historically, ordinal indicators have been underlined, thus 150o / 150a and 150.o / 150.a are also valid. Plural ordinal indicators take on an s, e.g. 150.os.
Do not confuse 150ª with 150a, the latter is the superscript lower-case a. Likewise, make sure to understand the difference between 150º, 150° (degrees) and 150˚(ring diacritic).
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What is 150 in Spanish?
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