- 1 How do you tell someone’s age?
- 2 Why do you use tener for age in Spanish?
- 3 Do you use tener for age?
- 4 What is a 30 year old called?
- 5 What is a person between 50 and 59 called?
- 6 What is a seventy year old called?
- 7 What is your name in Spanish?
- 8 What does Tengo anos?
- 9 What is the difference between por and para in Spanish?
- 10 Is talking about age preterite or imperfect?
How do you tell someone’s age?
The most common ways of asking someone’s age is English is: How old are you? Or How old is your brother/sister?
- I am 25 years old.
- I am 25.
- I am 25 years of age (this is a very formal way of expressing age)
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- My fried has two sons aged 8 and 10. (
- My friend has a daughter aged 5. (
Why do you use tener for age in Spanish?
In Spanish, we use the verb tener (to have) to talk about age. To say I am [number] years old, we use tengo + [number of years] + años.
Do you use tener for age?
To say an age, you use tener (number) años, putting the correct number for the person’s age before the word años.
What is a 30 year old called?
A person between 20 and 29 is called a vicenarian. A person between 30 and 39 is called a tricenarian. A person between 40 and 49 is called a quadragenarian. A person between 50 and 59 is called a quinquagenarian.
What is a person between 50 and 59 called?
A quinquagenarian is someone in their 50s (50 to 59 years old), or someone who is 50 years old.
What is a seventy year old called?
For example, a septuagenarian refers to someone in his or her seventies (age 70 to 79). The prefix in such terms is always from the Latin. For example, the Latin septuageni = seventy. Denarian: Someone age 10 to 19. Vicenarian: Someone in his or her twenties.
What is your name in Spanish?
What’s your name? = ¿Cómo te llamas?
What does Tengo anos?
Tengo means “I have” and in Spanish (and other Romance languages) you express age by saying that you “have a number of years”. “Yo soy diez años” would have you claim to be a length of time. September 21, 2019. james821967. OOF idk if i have a point but i put in i am 10 years old instead of the spanish translation ‘-‘
What is the difference between por and para in Spanish?
Destination. In Spanish, por and para can be used to describe travel or motion. A simple rule to remember when to use the two prepositions is that por refers to travel/motion through a place or location while para refers to the destination of a journey. Salimos por la puerta.
Is talking about age preterite or imperfect?
Whenever you want to refer to someone’s age in the past or tell what was the time when something happened, also use the imperfect tense. Eran poco más de las tres de la tarde de ayer.