Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish ciento.

Numeral edit


  1. hundred.

Latin edit

Verb edit


  1. third-person plural future active imperative of cieō

Spanish edit

Spanish numbers (edit)
 ←  90  ←  99 100 101  →  200  → 
    Cardinal: cien, (before lower numerals) ciento
    Ordinal: centésimo
    Ordinal abbreviation: 100.º
    Multiplier: céntuplo
    Fractional: centésimo, centavo, céntimo

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Spanish, from Latin centum, from Proto-Italic *kentom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθjento/ [ˈθjẽn̪.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈsjento/ [ˈsjẽn̪.t̪o]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ento
  • Syllabification: cien‧to
  • Homophone: (depending on region) siento

Number edit


  1. one hundred (100) (only in compounds followed by lower numerals)
    Ciento dos personas vinieron.
    One hundred and two people came.

Usage notes edit

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Cebuano: siyento
  • Chayuco Mixtec: ziendu
  • Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl: ciento
  • Lake Miwok: ṣijénto
  • Tagalog: siyento

Noun edit

ciento m (plural cientos)

  1. hundred (100 units of something)
    Compré dos cientos de manzanas.
    I bought two hundred apples.
    (literally, “I bought two hundreds of apples”)
  2. (in the plural) hundreds (an indefinite number consisting of several hundred)

Further reading edit