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  • Theresa Jun 24, 2000 03:02 PM
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does anybody know how to spell the name that is given to girls 15th birthday party? it spelled like "qeinsenada", something like that can you please help!?!?!?!?!?

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  1. I'm not sure either, but this subject may help - try posting to the General Topics board.

    It's a Spanish word and I believe it starts quinc... (Spanish for 15).

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    1. re: Lisa Z

      It is quinceañera.

      1. re: tamara

        I, for one, am always so grateful when a member of the Spelling Police steps up to correct any errors that I have made.

        1. re: Melisande

          I do not normally correct people's spelling but since this was a topic specifically about one word, I simply thought the right spelling might be helpful.

          1. re: tamara

            Your reply was very helpful -- we didn't even know the word, much less how to spell it!

    2. It's quincinera. There's a tilda over the second n.

      1. that sounds spanish. The number 15 is "quince", nada is nothing, doesn't make a whole lot of sense but it's probably an idiom.