|2||de două ori||twice|
|3||de trei ori||three times (thrice)|
|12||de douăsprezece ori||twelve times|
|21||de douăzeci și una de ori||twenty-one times|
|22||de douăzeci și două de ori||twenty-two times|
For number 1 the usual form is o dată ("once", "one time"). The construction o oară is possible, but rarely used. In the plural, the adverbial numbers are formed using the preposition de, the cardinal number in the feminine, and the noun ori "times", which is the plural of the feminine noun oară.
- Am citit cartea de trei ori. "I've read the book three times."
- „Poştaşul sună întotdeauna de două ori” "The postman always rings twice"
Approximate numbers can be used, like in the examples below.
- Ţi-am spus de zeci de ori că nu mă interesează. "I've told you dozens (textually: tens] of times I'm not interested."
- Am ascultat cîntecul acesta de sute de ori. "I've listened to this song hundreds of times."
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