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"Es la una" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's one o'clock", and "quince" is an adjective which is often translated as "fifteen". Learn more about the difference between "es la una" and "quince" below.
es la una(
ehs
 
lah
 
oo
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nah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. it's one o'clock
Es la una de la mañana. ¡Ya duérmete!It's one o'clock in the morning. Go to sleep!
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quince(
keen
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seh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. fifteen
Tienes que escribir quince páginas.You have to write fifteen pages.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. fifteen
Siete más ocho son quince.Seven plus eight is fifteen.
b. fifteenth (in dates)
A Julio César lo asesinaron el quince de marzo.Julius Caesar was assassinated on the fifteenth of March.
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