old man

Hear an audio pronunciation
Hear an audio pronunciation
old man(
old
 
mahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (elderly gentleman)
a. el anciano
(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).
(M)
The old man worried that he might break his hip if he slipped on the ice.El anciano temía romperse la cadena si se resbalaba en el hielo.
b. el viejo
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The old man who lives next door to me asked me to help him clean his garage.El viejo que vive en la casa de al lado me pidió que le ayudara a limpiar su garaje.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. el padre
(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).
(M)
My old man told me that he would punish me if I arrived home later than 8 pm.Mi padre me dijo que me castigaría si llegaba a casa más tarde de las 8 pm.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(husband)
a. el esposo
(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).
(M)
I have to prepare dinner before my old man returns home from work.Tengo que preparar la cena antes de que mi esposo regrese a casa del trabajo.
b. el marido
(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).
(M)
My old man works two jobs so that I can stay home and take care of the children.Mi marido tiene dos trabajos para que yo pueda quedarme en casa y cuidar a los niños.
c. el viejo
(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).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
My old man bought me new jewelry for our anniversary.Mi viejo me compró joyas nuevas por nuestro aniversario.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examples
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Machine Translators
Translate old man using machine translators
See Machine Translations
Want to Learn Spanish?
Spanish learning for everyone. For free.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
la manguera
Hear an audio pronunciation
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS