Spanish word for Children

The Spanish word for “children” is “niños”.  As a family related word, it means “hijos”.

How to pronounce “niños” in Spanish:

Sounds like – nee’-nyo
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Translation for children in Spanish

niños = children in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “children” using these sentences:

Example 1:
The children were playing at the park.

Los niños estaban jugando en el parque.

Example 2:
The teacher welcomed the children.

El maestro dio la bienvenida a los niños

Example 3:
The child got lost in the store. They couldn’t find her.

La niña se perdió en la tienda. No podían encontrarla.

Example 4: (as family related)
I am an only child.

Soy un hijo único.

Do you have any children?

¿Tienen hijos?

Do you know the Spanish word for “childhood”?

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