eldest
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eldest(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (superlative of "old")
a. mayor
Nestor's eldest son was killed in the war.El hijo mayor de Nestor murió en la guerra.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (first born)
a. el mayor
(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).
, la mayor
(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).
Blanca and Santiago have four children; Matilda is the eldest.Blanca y Santiago tienen cuatro hijos; Matilda es la mayor.
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eldest
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mayor
my eldest daughterla mayor de mis hijas, mi hija mayor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the eldestel/la mayor
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eldest [ˈeldɪst]
adjective
[+child] mayor
my eldest sister mi hermana mayor; he's the eldest él es el mayor; the eldest of the four el mayor de los cuatro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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