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"Diez" is an adjective which is often translated as "ten", and "tres" is an adjective which is often translated as "three". Learn more about the difference between "diez" and "tres" 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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tres(
trehs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. three
Compré tres libros nuevos en la librería.I bought three new books at the bookstore.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. three
El tres es mi número de la suerte cuando juego en los casinos.Three is my lucky number when I gamble in casinos.
b. third (in dates)
Hoy estamos a tres de diciembre. ¡Cómo pasa el tiempo!Today is the third of December. Time sure does fly!
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