sixteenth

sixteenth(
sihks
-
tinth
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ordinal number)
a. decimosexto
These events happened in the sixteenth year of her reign.Estos eventos ocurrieron en el decimosexto año de su reinado.
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 decimosexto
(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 decimosexta
(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)
He'd been running marathons for many years, but he actually won the sixteenth.Había estado participando en maratones por muchos años, pero llegó a ganar el decimosexto.
3. (in dates)
a. el dieciséis
(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)
I fly to Paris on Monday and come back on the sixteenth.Viajo a París en avión este lunes, y vuelvo el dieciséis.
4. (fraction)
a. el dieciseisavo
(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 was a gap of only a sixteenth of an inch between the door and the wall.Había un espacio de solo un dieciseisavo de una pulgada entre la puerta y la pared.
b. la dieciseisava 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)
The contract stipulates that the company is entitled to a sixteenth of all her earnings.El contrato estipula que la empresa recibe la dieciseisava parte del total de sus ingresos.
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. decimosexto
The Institute for Economics and Peace ranked Portugal the sixteenth most peaceable nation in the world.El Instituto de Economía y Paz clasificó a Portugal como la decimosexta nación más pacífica del mundo.
6. (in a competition or series)
a. en decimosexto lugar
Brabham finished sixteenth in the first race.Brabham terminó en decimosexto lugar en la primera carrera.
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sixteenth
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 dieciseisavo m, decimosexta 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. (music)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
sixteenth notesemicorchea f
3. (in series)
a. el decimosexto(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 decimosexto(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)
4. (of month)
a. el dieciséis
(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
5. (general)
a. decimosexto(a)
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sixteenth [ˈsɪksˈtiːnθ]
adjective
decimosexto
noun
(in series) decimosextoadecimosexta (m) (f);a decimosexta (fraction) dieciseisavo (m); decimosexta parte (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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