quinientos cinco
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quinientos cinco(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. five hundred and five (cardinal)
Esta iglesia tiene quinientos cinco años de antigüedad.This church is five hundred and five years old.
b. five hundred and fifth (ordinal)
Hoy se celebra el quinientos cinco aniversario del nacimiento del escritor.Today marks the five hundred and fifth anniversary of the writer's birth.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (number)
a. five hundred and five
¿Es el quinientos cinco divisible por cinco? - Sí, lo es.Is five hundred and five divisible by five? - Yes, it is.
3. (year)
a. year five hundred and five
Por supuesto, en el quinientos cinco la esperanza de vida era muy inferior a la que se tiene en la actualidad.Of course, in the year five hundred and five life expectancy was much lower than it is today.
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