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"Fourteen" is an adjective which is often translated as "catorce", and "twelve" is an adjective which is often translated as "doce". Learn more about the difference between "fourteen" and "twelve" below.
fourteen(
fawr
-
tin
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (numeral)
a. catorce
My sister is fourteen years old.Mi hermana tiene catorce años.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el catorce
(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).
Fourteen was his lucky number.El catorce era su número de la suerte.
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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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