dezesseis

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese cardinal numbers
 <  15 16 17  > 
    Cardinal : dezesseis
    Ordinal : décimo sexto
Portuguese Wikipedia article on dezesseis

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese dez (ten) + e (and) + seys (six).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: de‧zes‧seis
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌde.ze.ˈsejs/, /d͡ze.ˈsejs/
  • Rhymes: -ejʃ

Numeral[edit]

dezesseis m, f

  1. (Brazil) sixteen
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 271:
      Você tem dezesseis anos...
      You are sixteen years old...

Noun[edit]

dezesseis m (plural dezesseis)

  1. (Brazil) sixteen