twelfth

twelfth(
twehlfth
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (ordinal number)
a. duodécimo
Julian is a judge in the twelfth circuit.Julián es un juez en el circuito duodécimo.
b. decimosegundo
This is our twelfth year in business.Este es nuestro decimosegundo año en el negocio.
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 duodécimo
(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 duodécima
(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)
His first song was not a hit. It was his twelfth that made him famous.Su primera canción no fue un éxito. Fue su duodécima que lo hizo famoso.
b. el decimosegundo
(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 decimosegunda
(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)
My father is the twelfth of fourteen children.Mi padre es el decimosegundo de catorce hermanos.
3. (in dates)
a. el doce
(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)
Our next meeting will be on the twelfth.Nuestra próxima reunión será el doce.
4. (fraction)
a. el doceavo
(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)
Three twelfths is equal to one fourth.Tres doceavos es igual a un cuarto.
b. la doceava 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)
Our survey shows that one twelfth prefers strawberry ice cream.Nuestra encuesta demuestra que una doceava parte prefiere helado de fresa.
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. doceavo
In a recent survey, Chicago was ranked the twelfth richest city in the world.En una encuesta reciente, Chicago quedó clasificada como la doceava ciudad más rica del mundo.
b. decimosegundo
Twelfth: regulation shoes must be worn.Decimosegundo: se deben llevar zapatos reglamentarios.
6. (in a competition)
a. en duodécimo lugar
I entered a cooking competition on TV and finished twelfth. It was quite embarrassing!Tomé parte en un concurso de cocina televisado y acabé en duodécimo lugar. ¡Fue lamentable!
b. en decimosegundo lugar
We came twelfth, which also happened to be last!Terminamos en decimosegundo lugar, ¡que también vino a ser el último!
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twelfth
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 doceavo m, doceava 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. (in series)
a. el duodécimo(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 duodécimo(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)
3. (of month)
a. el doce
(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
4. (general)
a. duodécimo(a)
Twelfth Nightnoche de Reyes
twelfth [twelfθ]
adjective
duodécimo
noun
(in series) duodécimoaduodécima (m) (f);a duodécima (fraction) doceavo (m)
modifier
Twelfth Night (n) Día (m) de Reyes; Reyes (m)
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