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Numbers are masculine

Numbers in Spanish are always masculine.

Read and listen to these examples:

El 3 es mi número favorito.
3 is my favourite number.

Tengo el 7 para ti.
I have number 7 for you.

El 13 es el número de la mala suerte.
Number 13 is the unlucky number.

Carmen necesita el 100 para ganar.
Carmen needs number 100 to win.

Note in the examples above that the article is used in Spanish in front of the number.

See also Género and Género masculino.

Learn more about these related Spanish grammar topics

Examples and resources

Tengo el 7 para ti.
I have number 7 for you.


El 3 es mi número favorito.
3 is my favourite number.


Carmen necesita el 100 para ganar.
Carmen needs number 100 to win.


El 13 es el número de la mala suerte.
Number 13 is the unlucky number.


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