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"Dos mil" is an adjective which is often translated as "two thousand", and "tres" is an adjective which is often translated as "three". Learn more about the difference between "dos mil" and "tres" below.
dos mil(
dohs
 
meel
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two thousand
Hay dos mil especies de insectos en estos bosques.There are two thousand species of insects in this woods.
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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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