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baby talk

Translation of baby talk in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • lenguaje (masculine) de bebé, ≈ lengua (feminine) de trapo don't use baby talk to her no le hables en media lengua [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • We were too old for baby talk, too young for discussions about philosophy, local politics and international affairs.
    • Forms of baby talk are also used in jocular, intimate conversation.
    • Such baby talk itself originated, she posits, as a response to two other hallmarks of human evolution: upright walking and big brains.

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