cientu

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Leonese, from Latin centum, from Proto-Italic *kentom, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱm̥tóm.

Numeral[edit]

cientu

  1. combining form of cien (100).

Usage notes[edit]

The indeclinable form cien means "one hundred" only. To say "one hundred one", the combining form cientu is used, as cientu un. Likewise, "one hundred thirty" is cientu trenta, and "one hundred fifty-four" is cientu cincuenta y cuatro.