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Usage note
Before masculine nouns, the adjectival form is "sesenta y un." Before feminine nouns, it is "sesenta y una."
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. sesenta y uno
There were sixty-one contestants in the town's marathon this year.Hubo sesenta y un concursantes en el maratón de la ciudad este año.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. el sesenta y uno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sixty-one is a prime number.Sesenta y uno es un número primo.
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