ochenta y uno
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Usage note
The adjective “ochenta y un” is used instead of “ochenta y uno” before masculine nouns and “ochenta y una” is used before feminine nouns.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. eighty-one (cardinal)
Me quedan solo ochenta y un euros.I only have eighty-one euros left.
b. eighty-first (ordinal)
Mi tía abuela celebra hoy su ochenta y un cumpleaños.My great-aunt celebrates her eighty-first birthday today.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. eighty-one
El ochenta y uno no es divisible por diez.Eighty-one isn't divisible by ten.
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