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"Doce" is an adjective which is often translated as "twelve", and "quince" is an adjective which is often translated as "fifteen". Learn more about the difference between "doce" and "quince" below.
doce(
doh
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seh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. twelve
Necesito mínimo doce horas de sueño.I need a minimum of twelve hours of sleep.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. twelve
El doce es un número par.Twelve is an even number.
b. twelfth (in dates)
Recuerden que el examen final es el doce de mayo.Remember that the final exam is on the twelfth of May.
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quince(
keen
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seh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. fifteen
Tienes que escribir quince páginas.You have to write fifteen pages.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. fifteen
Siete más ocho son quince.Seven plus eight is fifteen.
b. fifteenth (in dates)
A Julio César lo asesinaron el quince de marzo.Julius Caesar was assassinated on the fifteenth of March.
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