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"Doscientos" is an adjective which is often translated as "two hundred", and "mil seiscientos" is an adjective which is often translated as "one thousand six hundred". Learn more about the difference between "doscientos" and "mil seiscientos" below.
doscientos(
dohs
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syehn
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tohs
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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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mil seiscientos
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. one thousand six hundred
Tengo mil seiscientos euros en la cuenta, así que puedo pagar el alquiler y la escuela de los niños.I have one thousand six hundred euros in my account, so I can pay the rent and the kids' school.
b. sixteen hundred
Estas pirámides fueron construidas hace mil seiscientos años.These pyramids were built sixteen hundred years ago.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. one thousand six hundred
El mil seiscientos es un múltiplo de dieciséis.One thousand six hundred is a multiple of sixteen.
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