ochenta
ochenta(
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chehn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. eighty
Ochenta personas caben en ese coche de tren.Eighty people fit in that train car.
b. eightieth (ordinal)
El martes será el ochenta cumpleaños de mi abuela.Tuesday will be my grandma's eightieth birthday.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. eighty
Lleva ochenta en el dorsal.She wears eighty on the back of her jersey.
3. (decade)
a. eighties
Nací en los ochenta.I was born in the eighties.
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ochenta
adjective
pronoun
eighty; (ordinal) eightieth
los (años) ochenta the eighties
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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