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"Doscientos cincuenta" is an adjective which is often translated as "two hundred and fifty", and "ocho" is an adjective which is often translated as "eight". Learn more about the difference between "doscientos cincuenta" and "ocho" below.
doscientos cincuenta
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two hundred and fifty (cardinal)
Tengo doscientos cincuenta euros en la cartera. ¿Crees que será suficiente?I have two hundred and fifty euros in my wallet. Do you think it will be enough?
b. two hundred and fiftieth (ordinal)
Este año celebramos el doscientos cincuenta aniversario de la creación de la empresa.This year we celebrate the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the firm.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. two hundred and fifty
El resultado de la división es doscientos cincuenta.The result of the division is two hundred and fifty.
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ocho(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. eight
Solo tengo ocho dólares.I only have eight dollars.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. eight
El ocho es el número de Saturno.Eight is the number of Saturn.
b. eighth (in dates)
Mi cumpleaños es el ocho de mayo.My birthday is on May eighth.
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