fourteenth

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ordinal number)
a. decimocuarto
There are two emergency exits on the fourteenth floor.Hay dos salidas de emergencia en el decimocuarto 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 decimocuarto
(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)
There were many kings named Henry in that country, but the fourteenth was the greatest.Hubo muchos reyes llamados Henry en aquel país, pero el decimocuarto fue el más grande.
3. (in dates)
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).
(M)
When are you coming home for Christmas? - I'll be arriving on the fourteenth.¿Cuándo regresas a casa para las navidades? - Llegaré el catorce.
4. (fraction)
a. el catorceavo
(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)
Two fourteenths can be reduced to one seventh.Dos catorceavos se pueden reducir a un séptimo.
b. la catorceava 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 many degrees would one fourteenth of a circle be?¿Cuántos grados comprendería una catorceava parte de un círculo?
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. decimocuarto
She was immensely proud to have earned the fourteenth highest grade in the class.Estaba sumamente orgullosa de haber sacado la nota decimocuarta más alta de la clase.
6. (in a competition)
a. en decimocuarto lugar
Even though you didn't win the event, finishing fourteenth in the world is quite a feat.Aunque no ganaste la prueba, terminar en decimocuarto lugar en el mundo es todo un logro.
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fourteenth
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 catorceavo m, catorceava 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 decimocuarto(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 decimocuarto(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)
3. (of month)
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).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (general)
a. decimocuarto(a)
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fourteenth [ˈfɔːˈtiːnθ]
adjective
decimocuarto
noun
1 (in series) decimocuartoadecimocuarta (m) (f);a decimocuarta
2 (fraction) catorceavo (m); catorceava parte (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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