dieciséis
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dieciséis(
dyeh
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see
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seys
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. sixteen
Solamente uno de mis dieciséis alumnos reprobó el examen.Only one of my sixteen students failed the exam.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. sixteen
Ocho por dos da dieciséis.Two times eight is sixteen.
b. sixteenth (in dates)
Mi madre nació el dieciséis de febrero.My mother was born on the sixteenth of February.
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dieciséis
adjective
pronoun
(gen) sixteen; (ordinal, en la fecha) sixteenth
a las dieciséis horas at sixteen hundred hours; le escribí el día dieciséis I wrote to him on the sixteenth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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