40 in Spanish - Cardinal, Ordinal and Collective Number
The number 40 in Spanish is número
cuarenta. 40 is referred to as a counting numeral as quantity is indicated. Counting
numbers are also called cardinals.
In the English language, the ordinal number for 40 is fortieth which
may be written
It's often used in
written and spoken English with reference to birthdays, positions
etc. However, the ordinal is hardly used in the Spanish
language above 10th and instead is replaced by the ordinal number.
The number 40 in Spanish as a ordinal number translates to
cuadragésimo, 40°, 40ª
Forty is also a
collective number in this language. The collective number is
cuarentena meaning approximately or around forty.