sibling
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Usage note
The plural of "sibling" in Spanish is "hermanos," whether you're referring to brothers or brothers and sisters.
sibling(
sihb
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lihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (relative)
a. el hermano
(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).
(brother)
My siblings study abroad.Mis hermanos estudian en el extranjero.
b. la hermana
(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).
(sister)
I have an older sibling and a younger sibling.Tengo un hermano mayor y una hermana pequeña.
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sibling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brother)
a. el hermano
(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).
2. (sister)
a. la hermana
(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).
sibling rivalryrivalidad entre hermanos
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sibling [ˈsɪblɪŋ]
noun
hermanoahermana (m) (f);a hermana
modifier
sibling rivalry (n) rivalidad (f) entre hermanos
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "sibling"
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I have one sibling
tengo un hermano
half-sibling
el medio hermano
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