sixteen
sixteen(
sihk
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stin
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. dieciséis
He turns sixteen years old today.Hoy cumple dieciséis 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 dieciséis
(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).
My son is learning to count up to sixteen at school.Mi hijo está aprendiendo a contar hasta el dieciséis en el colegio.
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sixteen [ˈsɪksˈtiːn]
adjective
pronoun
dieciséis
she was sweet sixteen tenía dieciséis años y estaba en la flor de la vida
noun
(numeral) dieciséis (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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