Translation of child in Spanish:
noun plural children Pronunciation: / ˈtʃɪldrən /
- 1.1 (boy)(girl)a group of childrenI've known her since I was a childun grupo de niñosdon't be such a child!la conozco desde niño or chicoto be child's play the child is father of the man¡no seas niño or crío!¡no seas tan infantil!see also → abuse 1 2lo que se mama de niño dura toda la vidaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (son)
- The ultrasound probe is used mainly for head scanning of newborn babies and young children.
- Malnourishment prevents a child from reaching full mental and physical development.
- Is it inevitable when a baby or a young child gets these autoantibodies that they go on to develop diabetes?
(daughter)have you any children?hija (feminine)we have two children¿tiene hijos?to be with child [literary]tenemos dos hijosto get somebody with child [literary]estar encintato be great o big with child [archaic]dejar a alguien encintashe's a child of the sixtiesestar a punto de dar a luzes un producto de los años sesenta
- The couple had three children, a daughter and two sons who work in the business.
- She said that if she had children she would want daughters like Holly.
- I have chosen to stay at home to bring up my daughter and any other children that I may choose to have.
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