153 in Spanish


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One hundred and fifty-three in Spanish

The cardinal number one hundred and fifty-three only has one form in Spanish. As noun, adjective or pronoun 153 as cardinal number in Spanish is ciento cincuenta y tres.

Click the speaker to hear the pronunciation of ciento cincuenta y tres   ciento cincuenta y tres


A cardinal like ciento cincuenta y tres 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-three = ciento cincuenta y tres
  • One hundred and fifty-three men = ciento cincuenta y tres hombres
  • One hundred and fifty-three women = ciento cincuenta y tres mujeres
  • One hundred and fifty-three thousand dollars = ciento cincuenta y tres mil dólares
  • One hundred and fifty-three crazy ideas = ciento cincuenta y tres ideas locas

As you can see, ciento cincuenta y tres does not adapt to gender as explained on our homepage.

Note that one hundred and fifty-third in Spanish can be located three paragraphs further below. Next we answer how do you say one hundred and fifty-three in Spanish for two dialects.

How do you say 153 in Spanish?

Here, we are going to show you how to say 153 in Spanish using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), an alphabetic system of phonetic notation which uses the Latin alphabet:

  • In Spanish of Spain, 153 is pronounced ˈθjento θiŋˈkwenta i tɾes, e.g. for one hundred and fifty-three dollars you say ˈθjento θiŋˈkwenta i tɾes ˈðolaɾes
  • In Mexican Spanish one hundred and fifty-three is pronounced ˈsjento siŋˈkwenta i tɾes: ˈsjento siŋˈkwenta i tɾes ˈðolaɾes
  • In Spanish as spoken in Spain, for one hundred and fifty-three people you say ˈθjento θiŋˈkwenta i tɾes peɾˈsonas
  • In Spanish as spoken in Mexico, 153 people is pronounced ˈsjento siŋˈkwenta i tɾes peɾˈsonas

There is a great many of countries where Spanish is spoken or is the official language; therefore, the actual pronunciation of 153 depends on the particular dialect under consideration.

For detailed information about the rules for building simple and compound cardinals such as 153 read our article Numbers in Spanish, located in the header menu.

In the next section we elaborate of the spelling of 153 in Spanish.

How do you Spell 153 in Spanish?

Taking all of the above into account, you already know the answer to how do you spell 153 in Spanish language. 153 in Spanish spelling is ciento cincuenta y tres.

In case the phonetic spelling of 153 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 y tres, which can be attributive or pronominal, as shown below.

In the case of one hundred and fifty-three women (ciento cincuenta y tres mujeres), the use of the numeral is pronominal.

In the sentence “I saw one hundred and fifty-three” (“Vi a ciento cincuenta y tres”), ciento cincuenta y tres serves as a pronoun.

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In the following part we are going to discuss the Spanish equivalents of 153rd and one hundred and fifty-third, the ordinal numbers which characterize importance, size, chronology, etc.

One hundred and fifty-third in Spanish

In Spanish, all ordinal numbers including one hundred and fifty-third represent a position or rank in a sequential order. One hundred and fifty-third in Spanish can be a pronoun or adjective; usually it’s an adjective though.

One hundred and fifty-third takes on 5 forms as follows. Let’s start with that one hundred and fifty-third in Spanish has a masculine and feminine form to adapt to the succeeding noun, or to function as pronoun:

  • centésimo quincuagésimo tercer   centésimo quincuagésimo tercer as masculine pronoun, singular
  • centésimo quincuagésimo tercero   centésimo quincuagésimo tercero + masculine noun, singular
  • centésima quincuagésima tercera   centésima quincuagésima tercera + feminine noun or as feminine pronoun, (both singular)

For example:

  • The one hundred and fifty-third = el centésimo quincuagésimo tercero / la centésima quincuagésima tercera
  • The one hundred and fifty-third man = el centésimo quincuagésimo tercer hombre
  • The one hundred and fifty-third woman = la centésima quincuagésima tercera mujer

Important: In day-to-day speech ordinal numbers as big as 153 are hardly ever used. Rather, they are replaced by cardinal numbers following the noun.

For example, instead of centésimo quincuagésimo tercer paso (step) or centésima quincuagésima tercera galaxia (galaxy) we usually say paso doce and galaxia doce, respectively.

Because the ordinal number centésimo quincuagésimo tercer 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 tercero → centésimos quincuagésimos terceros   centésimos quincuagésimos terceros

centésima quincuagésima tercera → centésimas quincuagésimas terceras   centésimas quincuagésimas terceras

If you can come up with a meaningful example for centésimos quincuagésimos terceros / centésimas quincuagésimas terceras, either as adjective or pronoun, then let us know and we will gladly publish it here.

One hundred and fifty-third in Spanish Pronunciation

In Spain, the numeral centésimo quincuagésimo tercero is pronounced as follows:

  • centésimo quincuagésimo tercero = θenˈtesimo kiŋkwaˈxesimo teɾˈθeɾo
  • centésimo quincuagésimo tercer = θenˈtesimo kiŋkwaˈxesimo teɾˈθeɾ
  • centésimos quincuagésimos terceros = θenˈtesimos kiŋkwaˈxesimos teɾˈθeɾos
  • centésima quincuagésima tercera = θenˈtesima kiŋkwaˈxesima teɾˈθeɾa
  • centésimas quincuagésimas terceras = θenˈtesimas kiŋkwaˈxesimas teɾˈθeɾas

In Mexico, the numeral centésimo quincuagésimo tercero is pronounced as indicated below:

  • centésimo quincuagésimo tercero = senˈtesimo kiŋkwaˈxesimo teɾˈseɾo
  • centésimo quincuagésimo tercer = senˈtesimo kiŋkwaˈxesimo teɾˈseɾ
  • centésimos quincuagésimos terceros = senˈtesimos kiŋkwaˈxesimos teɾˈseɾos
  • centésima quincuagésima tercera = senˈtesima kiŋkwaˈxesima teɾˈseɾa
  • centésimas quincuagésimas terceras = senˈtesimas kiŋkwaˈxesimas teɾˈseɾas

153rd in Spanish

153rd in Spanish is 153.º, 153.er (followed by a masc., singular noun) or 153.ª (ª denotes feminine). The dot after the suffix is often omitted: 153º, 153er or 153ª. By way of illustration:

153º = 153rd
153rd man = 153er hombre
153rd woman = 153ª mujer

Historically, ordinal indicators have been underlined, thus 153o, 153er, 153a and 153.o, 153.er as well as 153.a are also valid. Plural ordinal indicators take on an s, e.g. 153.os.

Do not confuse 153ª with 153a, the latter is the superscript lower-case a. Likewise, make sure to understand the difference between 153º, 153° (degrees) and 153˚(ring diacritic).

If your device isn’t equipped with the º and ª keys, copy them from here, enter the keyboard combination corresponding to your OS, or make use of superscript as last resort.

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What is 153 in Spanish?

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153 in Spanish

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