Spanish word for Small

The Spanish translation for the word “small” is “pequeño” or “chico”.

How to pronounce “chico” in Spanish:

Sounds like – chee-co -or- chee-cah
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Translation for small in Spanish

pequeño = small in Spanish

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

Example 1:
I want to buy a new blouse. My size is small.

Quiero comprar una blusa nueva. Mi talla es chica.

Example 2:
They prefer small dogs. They own a Chihuahua.

Ellos prefieren los perros pequeños. Ellos tienen un Chihuahua.

Example 3:
It’s a small world!

¡Es un mundo pequeño!

Example 4:
I am not hungry. Give me the smallest slice of pizza.

No tengo apetito. Dame la rebanada de pizza más pequeña.

Do you know how to turn a noun into a diminutive in Spanish?

(Small house = ___________ )

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  • David Corcoran

    I believe a small house in Spanish would be “casita”!

  • David Corcoran

    I believe a small house in Spanish would be “casita”!

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