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EtymologyEdit

From quince (fifteen).

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quincena f (plural quincenas)

  1. (time) a period of fifteen days
  2. (time) a half month period, specially applied for wage payment
  3. (economics) wage payment amount (in a half month period)

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Second half of months having 31, and of February, are also called quincena, in spite of not having 15 days.

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