Quick answer
"Little sister" is a noun which is often translated as "la hermana menor", and "little brother" is a noun which is often translated as "el hermano menor". Learn more about the difference between "little sister" and "little brother" below.
little sister(
lih
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duhl
 
sihs
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tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la hermana menor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I can't believe that my little sister is graduating from college today.No puedo creer que mi hermana menor se va a graduar de la universidad hoy.
b. la hermana pequeña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My family isn't very big. I have a little sister and a dog.Mi familia no es muy extensa. Tengo una hermana pequeña y un perro.
c. la hermanita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hey, little sister. How was your day?Hola hermanita. ¿Qué tal tu día?
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little brother(
lih
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duhl
 
bruh
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thuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (relative)
a. el hermano menor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My little brother's name is Donald.Mi hermano menor se llama Donald.
b. el hermano pequeño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Now that my little brother is a teenager, we hang out more.Ahora que mi hermano pequeño es adolescente, pasamos más tiempo juntos.
c. el hermanito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My little brother is a good kid, but he's very innocent.Mi hermanito es un buen niño, pero muy inocente.
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