eighth

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eighth(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ordinal number)
a. octavo
My apartment is on the eighth floor.Mi departamento está en el octavo piso.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (in a series)
a. el octavo
(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).
(M)
, la octava
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He was the eighth to cross the finish line.Fue el octavo en cruzar la línea de meta.
3. (in dates)
a. el ocho
(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).
(M)
Mother's Day will be on the eighth of May this year.El Día de las Madres será el ocho de mayo este año.
4. (fraction)
a. el octavo
(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).
(M)
An eighth of local species have died out in the last two years.Un octavo de las especies locales ha muerto en los últimos dos años.
b. la octava parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
How much of the pizza do you want? - An eighth.¿Cuánto quieres de la pizza? - Una octava parte.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
5. (before a superlative)
a. octavo
He posted the eighth fastest time in the trials.Logró el octavo tiempo más rápido en las pruebas.
6. (in a competition)
a. en octavo lugar
The disappointed diver came in eighth in the standings.El clavadista decepcionado terminó en octavo lugar en la clasificación.
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eighth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fraction)
a. la octavo m, octava parte
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (in series)
a. el octavo(a)
(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).
(M)
la octavo(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Edward the EighthEduardo VIII
3. (of month)
a. el ocho
(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).
(M)
(on) the eighth of Mayel ocho de mayo
we're leaving on the eighthnos vamos el (día) ocho
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (general)
a. octavo(a)
the eighth centuryel siglo VIII
5. (music)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
eighth notecorchea f
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eighth [eɪtθ]
adjective
octavo
the eighth floor el octavo piso; the eighth of August el ocho de agosto; eighth note (US) (Mús) corchea (f)
noun
octavoaoctava (m) (f);a octava (fraction) octava parte (f); octavo (m);
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