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Hola todos,

I was wondering if someone could tell me how to say these years, e.g.
Los anos 1800: Should I say dieciocho cientos or dieciocho ciento?
En 1503: Should I say En quince cientos y tres?

Muchas gracias

Shelley

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updated JUN 8, 2008
posted by Shelley

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If you say "Hola a todos:" in Spanish, you mustn't use the comma, but the colon.
Los "anos" means "the anusses"; "los años" means "the years".
You cannot split a year like in English: you must say how many millenia, how many centuries, if any, and then the decimals and years. See Mogor's examples.

updated JUN 8, 2008
posted by lazarus1907
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In Spanish you never say as we do in English

for example 1951; nineteen fifty one
It's mil novecientos cincuenta y uno

updated JUN 8, 2008
posted by motley
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Hi and welcome to the forum!

Please, post your word/words in the title of the discussion the next time!

updated JUN 8, 2008
posted by 00494d19
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desde 1800 a 1899= Siglo IX (Siglo diecinueve)
1800= Mil ochocientos
Los años 1800= Los años mil ochocientos (1000+800)
1503= Mil quinientos tres (1000+500+3)

A partir de 1000, siempre se emplea Mil
1685= Mil seiscientos ochenta y cinco (1000+600+80+5)
1010= Mil diez
1200= Mil doscientos
1687= Mil seiscientos ochenta y siete

updated JUN 8, 2008
posted by Mogor
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