Learning Basic Numbers in Spanish: From 1 to 10


Learning basic Spanish numbers is important for conversations

When you are learning Spanish (or any other foreign language), learning the basic Spanish numbers is one of the most basic and most important parts of early lessons. Knowing the basic Spanish numbers is necessary for many basic conversational situations like telling the time and date, shopping and paying, or understanding the weather forecast for your travel destination.

How to learn Spanish numbers

Learning the basic Spanish numbers is fun and relatively easy task. Of course you will need to memorize the basic individual numbers, but as soon as you know them, it will be easy for you to determine the Spanish versions of higher numbers.

Spanish numbers are similar to Italian or French numbers

The task of learning Spanish numbers will be much easier for you if you are already familiar with numbers in French or Italian – the basic numbers in Spanish are very similar, with only slight differences in spelling and pronunciation.

Spanish cardinal numbers from 1 to 10

  • uno = 1 (one)
  • dos = 2 (two)
  • tres = 3 (three)
  • cuatro = 4 (four)
  • cinco = 5 (five)
  • seis = 6 (six)
  • siete = 7 (seven)
  • ocho = 8 (eight)
  • nueve = 9 (nine)
  • diez = 10 (ten)