when do you include "Y" between parts of a number?

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when do you include "Y" between parts of a number?

when do you include "Y" between parts of a number? One speaker uses it and the other does not.  Vente seis anos vs. cinquenta y siete anos

Asked 2 months ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Li

We include "y" from 31st (included) onwards. Here is a list with numbers 1 to 50 that will help.

Numbers 1-50

Note that the "y" can only be placed between the tens and the units of a number. For example:

cuarenta y tres (43)

but not

ciento y cuarenta y tres (143)

Saludos

Inma

when do you include "Y" between parts of a number?

when do you include "Y" between parts of a number? One speaker uses it and the other does not.  Vente seis anos vs. cinquenta y siete anos

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