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"Doce" is an adjective which is often translated as "twelve", and "treinta y tres" is an adjective which is often translated as "thirty-three". Learn more about the difference between "doce" and "treinta y tres" 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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treinta y tres(
treyn
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tah
 
ee
 
trehs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. thirty-three
Manu Ginóbili anotó treinta y tres puntos en el partido frente a Los Angeles Lakers.Manu Ginobili scored thirty-three points in the game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. thirty-three
El treinta y tres es mi número de la suerte.Thirty-three is my lucky number.
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