Spanish 41 - Counting from 16 to 29

In this lesson you learn to count from 16 to 29 in Spanish. You'll see that from 16 onward there is a regularity in counting. From 30 onward, slightly different rules apply, which luckily also follow a regular pattern.

0 - cero10 - diez20 - veinte
1 - uno11 - once21 - veintiuno
2 - dos12 - doce22 - veintidós
3 - tres13 - trece23 - veintitrés
4 - cuatro14 - catorce24 - veinticuatro
5 - cinco15 - quince25 - veinticinco
6 - seis16 - dieciséis26 - veintiséis
7 - siete17 - diecisiete27 - veintisiete
8 - ocho18 - dieciocho28 - veintiocho
9 - nueve19 - diecinueve29 - veintinueve

You have already learned that one before a masculine noun becomes un and before a feminine noun becomese una. The same principle applies to numbers that end in uno.

the twenty-one bookslos veintiún libros
the twenty-one houseslas veintiunas casas

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