tenth
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tenth(
tehnth
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. décimo
When I was in tenth grade, I fell in love with Anna.Cuando estaba en décimo grado, me enamoré de Anna.
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 décimo
(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 décima
(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).
William Henry Harrison was the ninth president of the United States, but do you know the tenth?William Henry Harrison fue el noveno presidente de los Estados Unidos, ¿pero conoces el décimo?
3. (in dates)
a. el diez
(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 was born on the tenth of January, exactly the same day as my grandfather.Yo nací el diez de enero, exactamente el mismo día que mi abuelo.
4. (fraction)
a. el décimo
(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).
About one tenth of the world's population is left-handed.Más o menos un décimo de la población mundial es zurdo.
b. la décima 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).
One tenth of 200 is 20.La décima parte de 200 es 20.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (before a superlative)
a. décimo
The cyclist posted the tenth fastest time in the race.El ciclista registró el décimo mejor tiempo de la carrera.
6. (in a competition)
a. en décimo lugar
Our team finished tenth this season.Nuestro equipo terminó en décimo lugar esta temporada.
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tenth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fraction)
a. la décimo m, décima 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 décimo(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 décimo(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 diez
(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. décimo(a)
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tenth [tenθ]
adjective
décimo
noun
(in series) décimo (m); (fraction) décimo (m); décima parte (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "tenth"
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tenth grade
décimo grado
I am in tenth grade
estoy en el décimo grado
Antonio is the tenth judge
Antonio es el décimo juez
tenth floor
décimo piso
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