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"Dos" is an adjective which is often translated as "two", and "veinte" is an adjective which is often translated as "twenty". Learn more about the difference between "dos" and "veinte" below.
dos(
dohs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two
Tenemos dos hijos.We have two children.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. two
El dos es mi número de la suerte.Two is my lucky number.
b. second (in dates)
Loli cumple años el dos de agosto.Loli's birthday is on the second of August.
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veinte(
beyn
-
teh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. twenty
Tiene veinte canicas dentro de la bolsa.He has twenty marbles inside his bag.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. twenty
Diez por dos son veinte.Ten times two is twenty.
b. twentieth (in dates)
El veinte del mes que viene me voy a España.I'm going to Spain on the twentieth of next month.
3. (decade)
a. twenties
¿Te imaginas cómo habrá sido vivir en Paris en los veinte?Can you imagine what it would have been like to have lived in Paris in the twenties?
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