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Sixty-one in Spanish

The cardinal number sixty-one has three forms in Spanish: One for the noun, one for the masculine adjective or pronoun, and one for the feminine adjective or pronoun.

Sixty-one in Spanish is:

sesenta y uno 🔊 (substantive)

sesenta y un 🔊 (masculine adjective / pronoun)

sesenta y una 🔊 (feminine adjective / pronoun)

A cardinal like sesenta y uno is part of speech or writing used to count, indicate the size of a group or set, et cetera. Check out these examples:

Sixty-one = sesenta y uno / sesenta y un / sesenta y una Sixty-one men = sesenta y un hombres Sixty-one women = sesenta y una mujeres Sixty-one thousand dollars = sesenta y un mil dólares Sixty-one crazy ideas = sesenta y una ideas locas

As you can see, sesenta y uno does adapts to gender as explained on our homepage.

Note that sixty-first in Spanish can be located three paragraphs further below. Next we answer how do you say sixty-one in Spanish for two dialects.

How do you say 61 in Spanish?

Here, we are going to show you how to say 61 in Spanish using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), an alphabetic system of phonetic notation which uses the Latin alphabet:

In Spanish of Spain, 61 is pronounced seˈsenta j ˈuno, e.g. for sixty-one dollars you say seˈsenta j un ˈðolaɾes In Mexican Spanish sixty-one is pronounced seˈsenta j un: seˈsenta j un ˈðolaɾes In Spanish as spoken in Spain, for sixty-one people you say seˈsenta j ˈuna peɾˈsonas In Spanish as spoken in Mexico, 61 people is pronounced seˈsenta j ˈuna peɾˈsonas

There is a great many of countries where Spanish is spoken or is the official language; therefore, the actual pronunciation of 61 depends on the particular dialect under consideration.

For detailed information about the rules for building simple and compound cardinals such as 61 read our article Numbers in Spanish, located in the header menu.

In the next section we elaborate of the spelling of 61 in Spanish.

How do you Spell 61 in Spanish?

Taking all of the above into account, you already know the answer to how do you spell 61 in Spanish language. 61 in Spanish spelling is sesenta y uno.

In case the phonetic spelling of 61 has caught your attention, then have a look at the reference section at the bottom of our home page to learn more about the phonetic alphabet.

Chances are that you are also interested in the linguistics and grammar aspects of the numeral sesenta y uno, which can be attributive or pronominal, as shown below.

In the case of sixty-one women (sesenta y una mujeres), the use of the numeral is pronominal.

In the sentence “I saw sixty-one” (“Vi a sesenta y uno”), sesenta y uno serves as a pronoun.

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In the following part we are going to discuss the Spanish equivalents of 61st and sixty-first, the ordinal numbers which characterize importance, size, chronology, etc.

Sixty-first in Spanish

In Spanish, all ordinal numbers including sixty-first represent a position or rank in a sequential order. Sixty-first in Spanish can be a pronoun or adjective; usually it’s an adjective though.

Sixty-first takes on 5 forms as follows. Let’s start with that sixty-first in Spanish has a masculine and feminine form to adapt to the succeeding noun, or to function as pronoun:

sexagésimo primer 🔊 as masculine pronoun, singular

sexagésimo primero 🔊 + masculine noun, singular

sexagésima primera 🔊 + feminine noun or as feminine pronoun, (both singular)

For example:

The sixty-first = el sexagésimo primero / la sexagésima primera The sixty-first man = el sexagésimo primer hombre The sixty-first woman = la sexagésima primera mujer

Important: In day-to-day speech ordinal numbers as big as 61 are hardly ever used. Rather, they are replaced by cardinal numbers following the noun.

For example, instead of sexagésimo primer paso (step) or sexagésima primera galaxia (galaxy) we usually say paso doce and galaxia doce, respectively.

Because the ordinal number sexagésimo primer is an adjective or pronoun, it does not only adapt to gender, but in addition to the singular also has a plural form.

The plural is built by appending s to the singular pronominal form:

sexagésimo primero → sexagésimos primeros 🔊

sexagésima primera → sexagésimas primeras 🔊

If you can come up with a meaningful example for sexagésimos primeros / sexagésimas primeras, either as adjective or pronoun, then let us know and we will gladly publish it here.

Sixty-first in Spanish Pronunciation

In Spain, the numeral sexagésimo primero is pronounced as follows:

sexagésimo primero = seksaˈxesimo pɾiˈmeɾo sexagésimo primer = seksaˈxesimo pɾiˈmeɾ sexagésimos primeros = seksaˈxesimos pɾiˈmeɾos sexagésima primera = seksaˈxesima pɾiˈmeɾa sexagésimas primeras = seksaˈxesimas pɾiˈmeɾas

In Mexico, the numeral sexagésimo primero is pronounced as indicated below:

sexagésimo primero = seksaˈxesimo pɾiˈmeɾo sexagésimo primer = seksaˈxesimo pɾiˈmeɾ sexagésimos primeros = seksaˈxesimos pɾiˈmeɾos sexagésima primera = seksaˈxesima pɾiˈmeɾa sexagésimas primeras = seksaˈxesimas pɾiˈmeɾas

61st in Spanish

61st in Spanish is 61.º, 61.er (followed by a masc., singular noun) or 61.ª (ª denotes feminine). The dot after the suffix is often omitted: 61º, 61er or 61ª. By way of illustration:

61º = 61st61st man = 61er hombre61st woman = 61ª mujer

Historically, ordinal indicators have been underlined, thus 61o, 61er, 61a and 61.o, 61.er as well as 61.a are also valid. Plural ordinal indicators take on an s, e.g. 61.os.

Do not confuse 61ª with 61a, the latter is the superscript lower-case a. Likewise, make sure to understand the difference between 61º, 61° (degrees) and 61˚(ring diacritic).

If your device isn’t equipped with the º and ª keys, copy them from here, enter the keyboard combination corresponding to your OS, or make use of superscript as last resort.

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What is 61 in Spanish?

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61 in Spanish

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