Translation of "child" - English-Spanish dictionary

child

noun uk /tʃaɪld/ (plural children /ˈtʃɪl·drən/)

A1 a young person who is not yet an adult

niño, -a
When I was a child I had fair hair.

a son or daughter of any age

hijo, -a
Her children are all grown up now.
be child’s play

to be very easy

ser pan comido
Using these computers is child’s play.

(Translation of “child” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

child

noun /tʃaild/ (plural children /ˈtʃildrən/)

a young human being of either sex

niño/niña
a small child.

a son or daughter

hijo/hija
Her youngest child is five years old.
childcare noun

the care of children while their parents are at work, especially by a childminder or at a crèche

Guardería
(also adjective) childcare facilities.
childhood noun

the state or time of being a child

infancia
Her childhood was a time of happiness.
childish adjective

like a child; silly

infantil
a childish remark.
childishly adverb

puerilmente
He was giggling childishly.
childishness noun

puerilidad
Her childishness was getting on my nerves.
childless adjective

having no children

sin hijos
a childless couple.
childlike adjective

innocent; like a child

infantil
childlike faith
She is trustful and childlike.
child benefit noun

(in Britain) money which the government pays regularly to families with children

Subsidio Familiar
They’re claiming child benefit.
childbirth noun

the act of giving birth to a child

parto
She died in childbirth.
childminder noun

(British) someone who is paid to look after young children while their parents are at work, usually in his/her own home.

Niñera
a registered childminder.
childproof adjective

(of a container, lock etc) designed so that children cannot damage, open, or use it

A Prueba de Niños
a childproof container/lock/lid.
child support noun

(British) money that a divorced person pays to their ex-wife or ex-husband in order to support their children

Subsidio Infantil
The court ordered him to pay child support.
child’s play noun

something very easy

juego de niños, pan comido
Climbing that hill will be child’s play.

(Translation of “child” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)