May 12, 2020 ·

The Cardinal Numbers – 1 through 10

Números Cardinales from 1 to 10

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What is a cardinal number?

A cardinal number is a number that denotes quantity or amount.

Below you will see the numbers 1-10:

1un / uno
2dos
3tres
4cuatro
5cinco
6seis
7siete
8ocho
9nueve
10diez

The number “one” switches from “uno” to “un” before a masculine noun.

SpanishEnglish
un cuadernoone notebook
un gatoone cat
un chicoone boy

The number “one” switches from “uno” to “una” before a feminine noun.

SpanishEnglish
una mesaone table
una sillaone chair
una niñaone girl

When counting in general (one, two, three …) use “uno” but when counting a specific object (one cat, one dog) use “un” or “una”

SpanishEnglish
un cuadernoone notebook
una mesaone table
uno, dos, tresone, two, three

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