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"Es la una" is a phrase which is often translated as "it's one o'clock", and "veinte" is an adjective which is often translated as "twenty". Learn more about the difference between "es la una" and "veinte" 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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veinte(
beyn
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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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