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16 in Spanish

16 in Spanish -  número dieciséis en español

The number 16 in Spanish is fairly easy to learn as it's part of a similar sequence:

The translation of the number sixteen from English to Spanish is dieciséis

The number 'dieciséis' is a fairly easy word to learn as it first number in a series of numbers beginning with dieci and ending with the final digit, in this case seis which means six. This word is pronounced a little differently depending on which part of the Spanish speaking world it is said as the letter c is either pronounced as s or th depending. The pronunciation tips below explain this grammar change more clearly. This is a great place for beginners to start learning how to say simple words and numbers. Please listen to our audio pronunciation video for kids and beginners to learn how to say 16 in Spanish correctly.



16 in Spanish - Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
Sixteen is a cardinal or counting number because it indicates quantity.  16 in English becomes 16th or sixteenth when it changes to an ordinal. It isn't the same in Spanish as ordinal numbers are not really used after 10th; the ordinal is replaced by the cardinal number. The ordinal number of 16:

  • sixteenth is decimosexto (masc.) or decimosexta (fem.) noun gender dependent.
  • The symbol for 16th is 16°(masc) / 16ª(fem)

16 in Spanish
The number 16 in Spanish is n
úmero dieciséis.  The following number vocab sentences for beginners teach basic words which include the Spanish number 16 in the phrase:

  • dieciséis de septiembre
    16th of September (Cardinal number is used)
  • yo tengo dieciséis años
    I am sixteen years old
  • las dieciséis cuarenta y cinco
    16.45 (reference to 24 hour clock)

What is 16 in Spanish?
The number 16 translates to dieciséis which is an easy vocabulary word to learn once you have broken it down. Simply remember dieci and add the number seis which you already know, which creates dieciséis. The letters are pronounced differently to English. The audio video  and pronunciation tips below will teach beginners how to say 16 in Spanish:

  • the letter d is pronounced like the letter d in dent
  • the letter i is pronounced similar to ee in indeed
  • the letter e sounds like the letter e in friend
  • the letter c, when it falls before vowel letters e or i is pronounced differently in various Spanish speaking countries and areas including the Canary Islands and LA where the letter c is pronounced like the letter s. In most places it is pronounced th like the sound of th in the word thanks.
  • i is pronounced like the letters ee in indeed
  • séis - to learn how to pronounce this easy word, please refer to the number six

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