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son
American English: /sən/
British English: /sʌn/

Translation of son in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (male child) her youngest/eldest son
    su hijo menor/mayor
    she has two sons
    tiene dos hijos
    he's his father's/mother's son
    es digno hijo de su padre/madre
    the son and heir
    el heredero
    the Son of Man/God
    el Hijo del Hombre/de Dios
    God, the Son
    Dios Hijo
    Example sentences
    • Throughout their relationship, they had been the main parents to four sons, all of whom had been conceived in previous marriages.
    • In many cultures, the couple relationship is secondary to the relationship with parents, especially between sons and mothers.
    • A lecturer who survived the tsunami disaster lost her husband, both her sons and her parents in the tragedy.
  • 2 (as form of address) my son
    hijo mío

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