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Why do you count saying nueve but then say "Son las nuevo" when telling time?

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Diríamos "nueve" para dar la hora. Nuevo is used to signify "new."

Nueve is the number.

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This question probably comes up because spanishdict.com under flash cards, dates and times says that "son las nuevo" is for time.

http://www.spanishdict.com/flashcards/34/dates-and-time-la-fecha-y-la-hora

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nueve, nuevo, la nieve, la nevera....It is enough to drive you crazy when you are first learning Spanish!! tongue wink big surprise

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