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"¿Cuántas mujeres son de México?"

Translation:How many women are from Mexico?

June 7, 2018



As of June 7th, 2018: 67,018,225 women


Thank you for answering


Does cuantas mean 'how many'?


Yes! And it changes based on gender: cuántos hombres? Cuántas mujeres?


Yes! Although, it changes depending upon the noun. If it's masculine the correct spelling is cuántos, but if the noun is feminine, the correct spelling is cuántas. I.E. ¿Cuántos vasos necesitas? How many glasses do you need. The noun is masculine, so you'll use cuántos. As opposed to, ¿Cuántas tazas tenías? How many cups do you have? Tazas (cups) is feminine, so you use cuántas. In English we do not designate our words as masculine or feminine, so it can be a bit confusing if you're not familiar with the concept. I studied French for eight years, and it has been a great help while learning Spanish. If you practice your vocabulary, and pay attention to the category each word falls into, you will pick up the language quickly. :)


Just to offer a correction to one of your examples.

"¿Cuántas tazas tenías?" is actually "How many cups did you have?" (rather than "...do you have") since "tenías" is an imperfect tense form.
The corresponding present tense form is "tienes".


But cuanto means how much


I hear the recording pronounciation as 'MeHico' But when I clicked the word, it sounds like 'MeXico' Which one is the correct one?


MeHico is the correct pronunciation. The female voice often gets it wrong. Not sure why. I report it every time I hear ot in hopes that they will fix it.


Seriously? What kind of question is that? I mean you could calculate...


You might ask this question at an English as a second language class or a gathering of people who love Mexican food.


As an Australian, every time I hear cuántas, I hear QANTAS, our national airline. This causes me trouble :-)


Every time I see a QANTAS commercial, I am reminded of the time an Australian official created a firestorm (row?) when he said Koalas were nasty little creatures that bite and piddle on you.


what's wrong with how many mexican women?


You left out "are in Mexico" (Son de Mexico)


I wrote "How many women are from Mexico" and you counted it wrong!


Me too! And the correction writes exactly the same. However, the first technical error I had so far.


The female voice always says Me-HE-co. Is this the proper pronunciation in some Spanish-speaking country or just a foible of this woman?


Why does the correct answer always cover my answer ?This is very annoying !!


Though,"Cuantas and Cuantos" are the different genders, why couldn't it just work,eh?


It should surely be WOMEN not woman


The question is about a number, so 'is' should be accepted


You asked for spanish which i did but you said it was wrong

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