firstborn
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "first-born or "first born."
firstborn(
fuhrst
-
bawrn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (oldest child)
a. el primogénito
(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 primogénita
(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).
Their firstborn was the last to marry.Su primogénita fue la última en casarse.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (oldest)
a. primogénito
The Delaneys' firstborn son was named Arthur.El primogénito de los Delaney se llamaba Arthur.
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first-born [ˈfɜːstbɔːn]
noun
primogénitoaprimogénita (m) (f);a primogénita
adjective
primogénito
the first-born son el hijo primogénito
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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