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1 in Spanish

1 in Spanish -  número uno en español

The number 1 in Spanish is very easy to pronounce as it is a short, three letter word:

The translation of the number one from English to Spanish is uno

This number is a basic word that is simple to say, however, the letters of the alphabet are pronounced and sound very different to the English language. If you would like to learn how to say 1 in Spanish correctly, please refer to our language audio video at the bottom of this page where you can listen to a teacher and student saying the word 'uno' very clearly whilst counting the numbers. Please continue reading further for more number pronunciation tips and advice relating to how to say each letter from the number 1 in Spanish which translates to número uno en español.



What is 1 in Spanish?

The number 1 in Spanish is uno. The letters of the number are pronounced differently to the English language. The following examples explain how to say 'uno' correctly:

  • the letter u is pronounced like oo in cool
  • the sound of the letter n is like n in now
  • o sounds like the letter o in lot

1 in Spanish - Cardinal and Ordinal

The number 1 in Spanish is n
úmero uno. This is the cardinal numeral, otherwise described as a counting number.  In English, the ordinal numbers are known as first or 1st. The ordinal number equivalent en español is as follows:

  • First is primero / primer (m) or primera (f) depending on the gender of the noun.
  • 1st is denoted by the following symbols: 1° for masculine, 1ª for feminine.

1 in Spanish - Grammar Rules

1 in Spanish follows certain grammar rules and changes which do not apply in the same way in the English language. For example, if you are describing one of something and the noun you are talking about is masculine, the letter o is dropped from uno. If the noun is feminine, the letter o is replaced by the letter a. The following example can be used as a guide to clarify the grammatical differences for the use of this number:

  • un libro translates to one book as the word libro is masculine
  • una tienda translates to one shop as the word tienda is feminine
  • un and una also become the indefinite article which is the term given to the words 'a' and 'an'

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