Translation of nit in Spanish:

nit

Pronunciation: /nɪt/

n

  • 1.1 [Zoology/Zoología] liendre (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Lice lay nits on hair shafts close to the skin's surface, where the temperature is perfect for keeping warm until they hatch.
    • If you do not want to use these products, you have to pick the lice and nits out of the hair by hand or use a special comb to remove them.
    • For an effective treatment for nits and hair lice, soak at least 20 seeds for an hour in warm water.
    1.2 (idiot) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], idiota (mf), bobo, (m,f) [colloquial/familiar], zonzo, (masculine, feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.