Quick answer
"Fifteen" is an adjective which is often translated as "quince", and "twelve" is an adjective which is often translated as "doce". Learn more about the difference between "fifteen" and "twelve" below.
fifteen(
fihf
-
tin
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. quince
She wants fifteen candles on her birthday cake.Ella quiere quince velas en su pastel de cumpleaños.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el quince
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Remember that fifteen is an odd number.Acuérdate que el quince es un número impar.
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twelve(
twehlv
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. doce
There are twelve eggs in a dozen.Hay doce huevos en una docena.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el doce
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Ten plus two equals twelve.Diez más dos es igual a doce.
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