ciento uno
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Usage note
When used as an adjective, "ciento uno" becomes "ciento un" before masculine nouns and feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound.
ciento uno(
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. one hundred and one
Deben haberse equivocado porque la caja traía ciento un lápices en vez de cien.They must have made a mistake because the box contained one hundred and one pencils instead of one hundred.
Teníamos solo cien puestos y llegaron ciento una personas a la reunión.We only had one hundred seats, and one hundred and one people came to the meeting.
b. a hundred and one
Raúl contó hasta ciento una ovejas y se quedó dormido.Raul counted up to a hundred and one sheep and fell asleep.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. one hundred and one
Cien más uno es ciento uno.One hundred plus one is one hundred and one.
b. a hundred and one
He leído hasta la página ciento uno.I've read up to page a hundred and one.
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