Translation of fifth in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /fɪfθ/


  • 1 1.1 quinto you're the fifth person to ask me that eres la quinta persona que me pregunta eso Henry V (léase: Henry the Fifth) Enrique V ([ read as: Enrique quinto ]) it's his fifth birthday cumple cinco años it's their fifth wedding anniversary cumplen cinco años de casados, es su quinto aniversario de boda that's the fifth time he's done that es la quinta vez que hace eso I was fifth on the list yo era el quinto/la quinta de la lista fifth part/share quinta parte (feminine), quinto (masculine) 1.2 (in seniority, standing) quinto
  • 2 (elliptical use) Paradise Boy fell at the fifth Paradise Boy cayó en la quinta valla ( or el quinto obstáculo etc) he'll be arriving on the fifth (of the month) llegará el (día) cinco Uncle Ben is the fifth from the right el tío Ben es el quinto de derecha a izquierda we'll arrive (on) May fifth o (British English/inglés británico) May the fifth llegaremos el cinco de mayo the fifth of May el cinco de mayo


  • 1.1 (in position, time, order) en quinto lugar Goodwill finished fifth Goodwill llegó el quinto or en quinto lugar 1.2 (with superl) the fifth highest mountain in the world la montaña que ocupa el quinto lugar entre las más altas del mundo


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  • 1 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] quinto (masculine) three fifths tres quintos one fifth of ten is two un quinto or la quinta parte de diez es dos 1.2 (part) quinta parte (feminine), quinto (masculine) 1.3 [Music/Música] quinta (feminine) 1.4 (measure) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ medida equivalente a 0,757 litros ] 1.5 (in competition) he finished a disappointing fifth llegó en un deslucido quinto lugar or puesto

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