Quick answer
"Oldest" is an adjective which is often translated as "mayor", and "youngest" is an adjective which is often translated as "menor". Learn more about the difference between "oldest" and "youngest" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mayor
The oldest resident who lives in this facility is 103 years old.El residente mayor que vive en este complejo tiene 103 años.
b. más antiguo
This is the oldest cathedral in the New World.Esta es la catedral más antigua del Nuevo Mundo.
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youngest
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. menor
Diana's youngest daughter is named Lisandra.La hija menor de Diana se llama Lisandra.
b. más joven
The youngest member of the band is the drummer.El integrante más joven del grupo es el batería.
c. más chico
Their youngest son was the one who ended up taking over the family business.Su hijo más chico fue el que terminó encargándose de la empresa familiar.
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