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15 in Spanish

15 in Spanish -  número quince en español

The number 15 in Spanish begins with the letter q and it's not so easy to remember:

The translation of the number fifteen from English to Spanish is quince

The number 'quince' sounds very different when it's said in Spanish to how beginners may imagine it would sound. The letters of the alphabet are very different to English so it's important to teach children and beginners the sounds of the letters so that they can understand how to say the number 15 in Spanish properly.

Kids and beginners may listen to our free language pronunciation video, at the bottom of this page, as many times as they like to practice saying the number 15 in Spanish. The video is very clear and will count you through the numbers pronouncing them correctly.



15 in Spanish - Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
15 is the cardinal or counting number because it denotes quantity.  The ordinal number for 15 in English is written as 15th or fifteenth. It's different in Spanish as the ordinal numbers are hardly used beyond 10th. It's replaced by the cardinal number instead. The ordinal number of 15 is:

  • Fifteenth is decimoquinto (masculine) or decimoquint (fem) noun gender dependent.

  • The symbol for 15th is 15°(masc) / 15ª(fem)

15 in Spanish
The number 15 in Spanish is n
úmero quince.  The following basic number vocabulary sentences have been created to help beginners discuss the number 15 in conversation:

  • esperé quince minutos
    I waited fifteen minutes
  • mi sobrino tiene quince años
    My nephew is fifteen years old
  • 15 is a collective number in Spanish:
    the collective number is quincena

What is 15 in Spanish?
The number 15 translates to quince which is an important vocabulary word to know as it is used for in many situations including telling the time. As in English, quarter is also used when referring to time. Quarter in Spanish is cuarto. The letters are pronounced differently to English and these examples will help you correctly pronounce quince:

  • the combination of the letters qu are pronounced like the letter k in keen
  • the letter i is pronounced similar to ee in seed
  • the letter n sounds like the letter n in know
  • the letter c, when it falls before vowel letters e or i is pronounced differently in certain Spanish speaking countries and regions such as  the Canary Islands and LA where the letter c is pronounced as letter s. In most regions it is pronounced th like the sound of th in the word then.
  • e is pronounced like the letter e in end

15 in Spanish - number translation
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Pronunciation Video - How to say 15 in Spanish



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15 in Spanish


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