billón

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Asturian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

billón m sg or f sg (plural billones)

  1. trillion; 1012

Spanish[edit]

Spanish numbers (edit)
 ←  1,000,000 (106) [a], [b] ←  1,000,000,000 (109) 1012 1018  → 
    Cardinal: un billón
    Ordinal: billonésimo
    Fractional: billonésimo
Spanish Wikipedia article on 1012

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /biˈʝon/, [biˈʝõn]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /biˈʎon/, [biˈʎõn]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /biˈʃon/, [biˈʃõn]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /biˈʒon/, [biˈʒõn]

Noun[edit]

billón m (plural billones)

  1. (cardinal number) trillion (1012)
  2. (obsolete, except in the US) billion (109)

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