
One hundred in Latin



Translation of
100 in Latin
The Latin translation of the word
one hundred is as follows:
Centum
The word for one hundred represents a cardinal number that conveys "how many". Centum is the
translation of the word which means one hundred. Cardinal numbers are also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity. Examples of English ordinal numbers are "first", "second" or "third".
The word for One Hundredth (100th) expressed in Latin is Centesimus. 
Centum
Translation of 100 


100 in Latin  Roman Numerals
Roman
numerals are script letters that are used to represent
numbers. The Roman numeral of 100 is the name for a number
when it is written in the way the Romans used to write numbers. The Roman numeral for this number is as follows:
C
As numbers became larger a line
was added to signify a larger number. A number with a
horizontal line over it means to multiply it by 1000, examples are:
_
V 
_
X 
_
L 
_
C 
_
D 

5000, 10,000, 50,000 & 100,000 

C

Centum or
100 in Latin
The
number 100 translates to the word Centum.
Hundredth in Latin is Centesimus. The EnglishLatin translation of this number is:
100 
C 
One Hundred 
Centum 
100th 
Centesimus 
Roman
numerals are composed of just seven letters:
I, V, X, L, C, D,
M. The ancient Romans did not use a zero and
used different letters as numbers became larger. One hundred and
one (101) is centum et unus and centesimus primus is one hundred
and first.  
