twenty-first

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Usage note
"Vigésimo primero" becomes "vigésimo primer" before singular masculine nouns. "Veintiuno" becomes "veintiún" before singular masculine nouns.
twenty-first(
twuhn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. vigésimo primero
The twenty-first congress of cardiologists opens today.Hoy comienza el vigésimo primer congreso de cardiólogos.
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 vigésimo primero
(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 vigésima primera
(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).
The band auditioned a lot of drummers. They decided to invite the twenty-first to join them.La banda hizo una audición de muchos bateristas. Decidieron invitar al vigésimo primero a incorporarse al grupo.
3. (in dates)
a. el veintiuno
(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).
The next meeting is scheduled for the twenty-first.La siguiente reunión está programada para el veintiuno.
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twenty-first
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in series)
a. vigésimo(a) primero(a)
2. (of month)
a. el veintiuno
(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).
3. (general)
a. vigésimo(a) primero(a)
4. (before masculine singular noun)
a. vigésimo primer
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twenty-first [ˈtwentɪfɜːst]
noun
(birthday) veintiún cumpleaños (m); (party) fiesta (f) del veintiún cumpleaños;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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