billón

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Asturian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

billón m sg or f sg (plural billones)

  1. trillion; 1012

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /biˈʝon/, [bi.ˈʝõn]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /biˈʎon/, [bi.ˈʎõn]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /biˈʃon/, [bi.ˈʃõn]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /biˈʒon/, [bi.ˈʒõn]

Numeral[edit]

billón m (plural billones)

cardinal number
1012 Previous: millón
Next: trillón
  1. 1012; a trillion (short system)
  2. (obsolete) 109: a billion (long system)

Usage notes[edit]