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"Doscientos" is an adjective which is often translated as "two hundred", and "cincuenta" is an adjective which is often translated as "fifty". Learn more about the difference between "doscientos" and "cincuenta" below.
doscientos(
dohs
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syehn
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tohs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. two hundred (cardinal)
Tuve que hornear doscientos pastelitos para la fiesta de la escuela.I had to bake two hundred cupcakes for the school party.
b. two hundredth (ordinal)
El año que viene se celebra el doscientos aniversario de la fundación de mi ciudad.Next year we will celebrate the two hundredth anniversary of the founding of my city.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. two hundred
Dos por cien es doscientos.Two times a hundred is two hundred.
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cincuenta(
seeng
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kwehn
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tah
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. fifty
Hay más o menos cincuenta casas en el barrio.There are more or less fifty houses in the neighborhood.
b. fiftieth (ordinal)
Hoy es el cincuenta aniversario del terremoto que destruyó la ciudad.Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the earthquake that destroyed the city.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. fifty
El número escrito en la pizarra es cincuenta.The number written on the chalkboard is fifty.
3. (decade)
a. fifties
Mis padres nacieron en los cincuenta.My parents were born in the fifties.
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