5 in Spanish -
número cinco en español
The number 5 in Spanish
is a common word which you may have heard before:
The translation of the
number five from English to Spanish is
It's not difficult to
say this five letter word although the spelling and the way it's
written may look a little odd when compared with the English
language as our words rarely begin with the combination of letters
cin. Once you have learned the sounds of the letters, the number 5
in Spanish will be easy to say. There is a pronunciation video for
this language located at the bottom of this page. Here you can
listen to a Spanish speaker saying the numbers including 5 and the
translation of the number to the word 'cinco'. Listen carefully and
pause the video to practice saying cinco yourself.
5 in Spanish?
The word for the número cinco sound different to the English language. The following
examples will help you pronounce the number and word cinco:
In most Spanish speaking countries, the letter c is pronounced
th like the word that when it falls before the vowels e and i.
In some areas of the world, including the Canary Islands and LA,
it is pronounced s similar to the word seen. It is depending
upon country how the beginning of the word is pronounced.
letter i sounds like double ee like weed.
n is said like the n
in the word now.
The letter c falls
before vowel o so it is pronounced like the c in car. The same
rule applies to c when it falls before the following vowel
letters: a, u, o.
Look at how to spell cinco and listen for the word in our audio
video below to help you learn how to say the number five
5 in Spanish
The number 5 in Spanish is número
cinco. The following
basic words form simple sentences for beginners to start practicing
their vocabulary and using numbers:
juego al futbol cinco veces por semana
I play football five times per week
5 in Spanish - Cardinal and Ordinal Number
The number 5 in Spanish is número cinco. This is the cardinal number,
often called a counting number.
The ordinal number for 5 in English is fifth, also written as 5th. The translation
of these numbers in this language is as follows:
Fifth is quinto (masculine) depending on noun gender: el quinto
año - the fifth year
Fourth is quinta (feminine) depending on noun
la quinta hora - the
- 5th is symbolized by the following symbols:
5° for masculine / 5ª for feminine.
Pronunciation Video - How to say
5 in Spanish