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"Diez" is an adjective which is often translated as "ten", and "once" is an adjective which is often translated as "eleven". Learn more about the difference between "diez" and "once" below.
diez(
dyehs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. ten
Solo había diez personas en la oficina hoy a causa de la nieve.There were only ten people in the office today because of the snow.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. ten
Ella lleva un diez en su camiseta en honor a su jugadora favorita.She wears a ten on her jersey in honor of her favorite player.
b. tenth (in dates)
Celebraremos mi cumpleaños el diez de enero.We'll celebrate my birthday on the tenth of January.
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once(
ohn
-
seh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. eleven
Había once lápices en la caja y ahora me falta uno.There were eleven pencils in the box and now I'm missing one.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. eleven
El once es el número favorito de mi hermana.Eleven is my sister's favorite number.
b. eleventh (in dates)
Su cumpleaños es el once de junio.His birthday is the eleventh of June.
3. (sports)
a. first team
El entrenador no anunció cambios en el once titular para esta temporada.The coach didn't announce any changes to the first team for this season.
onces
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. tea
Invité a mis amigas a casa a tomar onces.I invited my friends to my home to have tea.
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