An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (short in size)
a. small
Tengo dos perros: uno pequeño y uno grande.I have two dogs: a small one and a big one.
b. little
El actor famoso es de un pueblo pequeño en las montañas.The famous actor is from a little town in the mountains.
2. (young)
a. little
De pequeña, me encantaba jugar al escondite.When I was little, I loved playing hide and seek.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. small, little
2. (hermano)
a. little
3. (posibilidad)
a. slight
4. (ingresos, cifras)
a. low
la casa se nos ha quedado pequeñathe house is too small for us now
pequeña empresasmall business
la pequeña pantallathe small screen
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (niño)
a. little one
de pequeñoas a child
el pequeño, la pequeñathe youngest, the baby
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pequeñoa pequeña
small; little; [+cifra] small; low; (bajo) short
el hermano pequeño the youngest brother; un niño pequeño a small child
cuando era pequeño de pequeño when I was a child; when I was little
un castillo en pequeño a miniature castle; un negocio en pequeño a small-scale business
los pequeños the children; the little ones; soy el pequeño I'm the youngest
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