sixth
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sixth(
sihksth
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. sexto
This is the sixth fine you've received this year.Esta es la sexta multa que recibes en lo que va de año.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (in a series)
a. el sexto
(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).
, la sexta
(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).
I have seven children. Lucy is my sixth.Tengo siete hijos. Lucy es la sexta.
3. (in dates)
a. el seis
(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).
I have an appointment with the doctor on the sixth of July.Tengo cita con el médico el seis de julio.
4. (fraction)
a. el sexto
(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).
Seven is a sixth of 42.El siete es un sexto de 42.
b. la sexta 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).
A sixth of my class is from another country.Una sexta parte de mi clase viene de otro país.
5. (music)
a. la sexta
(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).
When a melody calls for a such a chord, many people prefer to play a sixth instead.Cuando una melodía requiere un acorde así, muchas personas prefieren tocar una sexta.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
6. (before a superlative)
a. sexto
A recent ranking lists the UK as the sixth economy in the world.Un ranking reciente pone al RU como la sexta economía más grande del mundo.
7. (in a series)
a. en sexto lugar
He came sixth in the Grand National for two years in a row.Acabó en sexto lugar en el Grand National dos años seguidos.
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sixth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fraction)
a. la sexto m, sexta 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).
2. (in series)
a. el sexto(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).
la sexto(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).
3. (of month)
a. el seis
(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).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. sexto(a)
5. (school) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the sixth formúltimos dos cursos del bachillerato británico previos a los estudios superiores
6. (school) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
sixth formerestudiante de los dos últimos cursos del bachillerato británico
sixth sensesexto sentido m
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sixth [sɪksθ]
adjective
sexto
noun
(in series) sextoasexta (m) (f);a sexta (fraction) sexto (m); sexta parte (f)
modifier
sixth form (n) clase (f) de alumnos del sexto año de 16 a 18 años de edad; (de 16 a 18 años de edad)
sixth former (n) alumnoaalumna (m) (f) de 16 a 18 años;a alumna
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