octavo
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octavo(
ak
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tey
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vo
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
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).
The format known as "octavo" is very common for books published in modern times.El formato conocido como "octavo" es muy común para los libros publicados en tiempos modernos.
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octavo [ɒkˈteɪvəʊ]
adjective
en octavo
noun
octavos (plural) libro (m) en octavo
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octavo
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octavo(
ohk
-
tah
-
boh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. eighth
A Miguel le regalaron una bici por su octavo cumpleaños.Miguel was given a bike for his eighth birthday.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (ordinal number)
a. eighth
En la foto, soy la octava empezando por la derecha.In the photo, I'm eighth from the right.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (fraction)
a. eighth
Perdió el octavo de sus ganancias en bolsa.He lost one-eighth of his gains on the stock market.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (in a series)
a. eighth
Octavo, mezcla la fruta con el almíbar.Eighth, mix the fruit with the syrup.
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octavo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (parte)
a. eighth
2. (sports)
a.
octavos de finalround before the quarter final
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octavo
adjective
eighth
1 (número) eighth
2 (Tipografía)
libro en octavo octavo book
3 (Dep)
octavos de final quarterfinals
4 [de droga] small dose; small shot (familiar)
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