Quick answer
"Wee" is an adjective which is often translated as "pequeñito", and "pee" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "hacer pis". Learn more about the difference between "wee" and "pee" below.
wee
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (small)
a. pequeñito
The last time I saw her she had a wee child with her.La última vez que la vi, llevaba a un niño pequeñito.
b. chiquito
He was no more than a wee puppy when I first set eyes on him, but look at him now!No era más que un cachorro chiquito cuando lo vi por primera vez, ¡pero míralo ahora!
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Would you like some wine? - Go on, then. Just a wee drop.¿Quieres vino? - Venga, sí, pero ponme una gotita de nada.
You should call your grandpa. He's a wee bit upset because you forgot his birthday.Deberías llamar al abuelo. Está un poquito disgustado porque se te pasó su cumpleaños.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(urine) (United Kingdom)
a. el pipí
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
With little boys in the house, there's always wee on the toilet seat.Cuando hay niños en la casa, siempre hay pipí en el asiento del wáter.
b. el pis
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The old man wasn't looking after himself and his clothes often smelled of wee.El viejo no se cuidaba y su ropa muchas veces olía a pis.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(act of urinating) (United Kingdom)
a. el pis
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I'm desperate for a wee. I haven't been since this morning.Necesito hacer pis urgentemente. Llevo aguantándome desde esta mañana.
b. el pipí
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Don't forget to have a wee before we go out.No te olvides de hacer pipí antes de que salgamos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to urinate) (United Kingdom)
a. hacer pis
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I got back to find the dog had weed all over the kitchen floor.Al llegar, me encontré con que el perro había hecho pis por todo el piso de la cocina.
b. hacer pipí
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Children, I can stop in the next gas station if you need to wee.Niños, si necesitáis hacer pipí, puedo parar en la próxima estación de servicio.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to urinate)
a. hacer pis
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The puppy just peed on the carpet again.El cachorro acaba de hacer pis en la alfombra otra vez.
b. hacer pipí
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
We couldn't find the bathroom so we peed outside.No podíamos encontrar el baño, así que hicimos pipí afuera.
c. mear
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I've never had to pee so badly in my life!¡Nunca he tenido tanta falta de mear en mi vida!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(urine)
a. el pis
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It smells like moth balls and pee in that house.Huele a naftalina y pis en esa casa.
b. el pipí
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
There's pee all over the floor of the bathroom.Hay pipí por todo el suelo del baño.
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