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American English: /jəŋ/
British English: /jʌŋ/

Translation of young in Spanish:

adjective youngerPronunciation: /ˈjʌŋɡər/, /ˈjʌŋɡə(r)/, youngestPronunciation: /ˈjʌŋɡəst/

  • 1
    I have a younger brother
    tengo un hermano menor
    she is four years younger than me
    tiene cuatro años menos que yo
    es cuatro años menor que yo
    this is Patricia, our youngest
    esta es Patricia, la (más) pequeña or la menor
    a very good-looking young man
    un joven muy bien parecido
    her young man
    su novio
    a young lady
    una señorita
    una (chica) joven
    his young lady
    su novia
    and what can I do for you, young man/lady?
    ¿qué se le ofrece, joven/señorita?
    now listen to me, young man/lady
    escúcheme jovencito/jovencita
    young people
    la gente joven
    los jóvenes
    la juventud
    to have a young family
    tener hijos pequeños or (Latin America also) chicos
    she became a minister at the young age of 35
    llegó a ministra a la temprana edad de 35 años
    do you mean young Mr Smith or old Mr Smith?
    ¿se refiere a Mr Smith padre o hijo?
    Pliny/Brueghel the Younger
    Plinio/Brueghel el Joven
    the younger generation
    la nueva generación
    la gente joven
    to die/marry young
    morir/casarse joven
    in my young days
    cuando era joven
    cuando era mozo/moza (dated or humorous)
    to be young at heart
    ser joven de espíritu
    you're only young once (set phrase)
    solo se es joven una vez (en la vida)
    the night is young (set phrase)
    Example sentences
    • Gary Neat, who also lives in the quiet cul-de-sac, said the couple lived there with a young girl.
    • Prince Unleashed tells the story of Holly, a young girl forced to live with relatives after a tragic family accident.
    • A long time ago a beautiful young girl called Hinemoa lived at Owhata on the eastern shores of the lake.
  • 2
    he's a young 40
    tiene 40 años muy bien llevados
    she's very young for her age or years
    parece más joven de lo que es
    you're as young as you feel (set phrase)
    la juventud se lleva dentro
    Example sentences
    • There was no doubt that the young audience loved what they had just heard.
    • This was hardly the time to bring out an issue on love, when the young are busy preparing for exams.
    • I love being round young writers, I like to think of writers as a community, as a race.
    Example sentences
    • Sr. Catherine paid tribute to all her Senior Citizens for being so young at heart.
    • For the young and young at heart, there's also a number of niteclubs to keep those dancing feet tapping.
    • The Bangalore crowd is all young at heart, and the people here are always out having fun, she thinks.
  • 3
    jazz music was still very young then
    por aquel entonces el jazz daba todavía sus primeros pasos

plural noun

  • 1 (humans) the young
    los jóvenes
    la juventud
  • 2 (animals)
    crías (feminine plural)
    with young
    Example sentences
    • Within three days of birth a brood of young may have been led a distance of almost a mile.
    • Whooping crane young are fed dragonfly larvae, insects and tadpoles.
    • In the spring the hungry animals tear out birds nests and eat eggs and young.
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