54 in Spanish


Welcome to 54 in Spanish, our post which answers the question what is 54 in Spanish for both, cardinal as well as ordinal numbers in writing and speech. If you have been looking for fifty-fourth in Spanish, or if you googled for how do you say fifty-four in Spanish, then you have come to the right website, too. Reading our article to the end, you will learn how to say and write 54 like the people of Spain and Mexico for example.

Fifty-four in Spanish

The cardinal number fifty-four only has one form in Spanish. As noun, adjective or pronoun 54 as cardinal number in Spanish is cincuenta y cuatro.

Click the speaker to hear the pronunciation of cincuenta y cuatro   cincuenta y cuatro


A cardinal like cincuenta y cuatro is part of speech or writing used to count, indicate the size of a group or set, et cetera. Check out these examples:

  • Fifty-four = cincuenta y cuatro
  • Fifty-four men = cincuenta y cuatro hombres
  • Fifty-four women = cincuenta y cuatro mujeres
  • Fifty-four thousand dollars = cincuenta y cuatro mil dólares
  • Fifty-four crazy ideas = cincuenta y cuatro ideas locas

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

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

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How do you say 54 in Spanish?

Here, we are going to show you how to say 54 in Spanish using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), an alphabetic system of phonetic notation which uses the Latin alphabet:

  • In Spanish of Spain, 54 is pronounced θiŋˈkwenta i ˈkwatɾo, e.g. for fifty-four dollars you say θiŋˈkwenta i ˈkwatɾo ˈðolaɾes
  • In Mexican Spanish fifty-four is pronounced siŋˈkwenta i ˈkwatɾo: siŋˈkwenta i ˈkwatɾo ˈðolaɾes
  • In Spanish as spoken in Spain, for fifty-four people you say θiŋˈkwenta i ˈkwatɾo peɾˈsonas
  • In Spanish as spoken in Mexico, 54 people is pronounced siŋˈkwenta i ˈkwatɾo peɾˈsonas

There is a great many of countries where Spanish is spoken or is the official language; therefore, the actual pronunciation of 54 depends on the particular dialect under consideration.

For detailed information about the rules for building simple and compound cardinals such as 54 read our article Numbers in Spanish, located in the header menu.

In the next section we elaborate of the spelling of 54 in Spanish.

How do you Spell 54 in Spanish?

Taking all of the above into account, you already know the answer to how do you spell 54 in Spanish language. 54 in Spanish spelling is cincuenta y cuatro.

In case the phonetic spelling of 54 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 cincuenta y cuatro, which can be attributive or pronominal, as shown below.

In the case of fifty-four women (cincuenta y cuatro mujeres), the use of the numeral is pronominal.

In the sentence “I saw fifty-four” (“Vi a cincuenta y cuatro”), cincuenta y cuatro serves as a pronoun.

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In the following part we are going to discuss the Spanish equivalents of 54th and fifty-fourth, the ordinal numbers which characterize importance, size, chronology, etc.

Fifty-fourth in Spanish

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

Fifty-fourth takes on 4 forms as follows. Let’s start with that fifty-fourth in Spanish has a masculine and feminine form to adapt to the succeeding noun, or to function as pronoun:

  • quincuagésimo cuarto   quincuagésimo cuarto + masculine noun or as masculine pronoun, (both singular)
  • quincuagésima cuarta   quincuagésima cuarta + feminine noun or as feminine pronoun, (both singular)

For example:

  • The fifty-fourth = el quincuagésimo cuarto / la quincuagésima cuarta
  • The fifty-fourth man = el quincuagésimo cuarto hombre
  • The fifty-fourth woman = la quincuagésima cuarta mujer

Important: In day-to-day speech ordinal numbers as big as 54 are hardly ever used. Rather, they are replaced by cardinal numbers following the noun.

For example, instead of quincuagésimo cuarto paso (step) or quincuagésima cuarta galaxia (galaxy) we usually say paso doce and galaxia doce, respectively.

Because the ordinal number quincuagésimo cuarto 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:

quincuagésimo cuarto → quincuagésimos cuartos   quincuagésimos cuartos

quincuagésima cuarta → quincuagésimas cuartas   quincuagésimas cuartas

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

Fifty-fourth in Spanish Pronunciation

In Spain, the numeral quincuagésimo cuarto is pronounced as follows:

  • quincuagésimo cuarto = kiŋkwaˈxesimo ˈkwaɾto
  • quincuagésimos cuartos = kiŋkwaˈxesimos ˈkwaɾtos
  • quincuagésima cuarta = kiŋkwaˈxesima ˈkwaɾta
  • quincuagésimas cuartas = kiŋkwaˈxesimas ˈkwaɾtas

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

  • quincuagésimo cuarto = kiŋkwaˈxesimo ˈkwaɾto
  • quincuagésimos cuartos = kiŋkwaˈxesimos ˈkwaɾtos
  • quincuagésima cuarta = kiŋkwaˈxesima ˈkwaɾta
  • quincuagésimas cuartas = kiŋkwaˈxesimas ˈkwaɾtas

54th in Spanish

54th in Spanish is 54.º (º denotes masculine) or 54.ª (ª denotes feminine), yet, these days, the dot after the suffix is often omitted: 54º or 54ª. By way of illustration:

54th man = 54º hombre
54th woman = 54ª mujer

Historically, ordinal indicators have been underlined, thus 54o / 54a and 54.o / 54.a are also valid. Plural ordinal indicators take on an s, e.g. 54.os.

Do not confuse 54ª with 54a, the latter is the superscript lower-case a. Likewise, make sure to understand the difference between 54º, 54° (degrees) and 54˚(ring diacritic).

If your input 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 54 in Spanish?

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54 in Spanish

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