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13 in Spanish

13 in Spanish -  número trece en español

The number 13 in Spanish is an easy word for beginners of the language to learn:

The translation of the number thirteen from English to Spanish is trece

The number 'trece' is a common number. It's a short basic word which is easy to learn. Some superstitious people believe the number 13 brings bad luck. Traditionally Friday the 13th is said to be unlucky, however, some Spanish speaking countries say that Tuesday the 13th 'que da mala suerte' which translates in English to 'it's bad luck'.

Trece means 13 which is easy to say. The language video tips below will help you learn how to pronounce the word 'trece' properly. This online teaching resource is free to use.



What is 13 in Spanish?
The number 13 in Spanish is trece which is a simple vocabulary word. The Number thirteen translates to número trece. The letters sound different to English so these examples may be used as a guide to saying 13:

  • the sound of letter t is like t in tiny
  • r is like the r in role as it's between vowels
  • letter e sounds like the e in the word send
  • c is pronounced th like that * see note below
  • the letter e sounds like the letter e in send

13 in Spanish
The number 13 in Spanish is n
úmero trece. Some Spanish speaking countries and regions including the Canary Islands and LA pronounce the letter c as the letter s rather than the th sound. The following basic sentences contain the number 13:

  • ella tiene trece años
    she is thirteen years old
  • hay trece niños en mi clase
    there are thirteen children in my class

13 in Spanish - Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers

The number 13 in Spanish is número trece. This is referred to as a counting number, or a cardinal number, as quantity is denoted.  The ordinal number in English for 13 is written as thirteenth or 13th. The translation for this ordinal number in Spanish is:

  • Thirteenth is decimoterco (masculine) or decimotercer (feminine) depending on the gender of the noun. However, beyond 10th, the ordinal numbers are rarely used in the Spanish language. Instead, the cardinal number is used, as follows:

    el siglo trece which translates in English to the 13th century
  • 13th is symbolized by the following symbols:
    13° for masculine / 13ª for feminine

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13 in Spanish


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