Spanish Word of the Day
Saturday, December 20, 2014
edad noun: age
  • La edad covers two aspects. First, your or someone else’s age:
    a mi edad at my age
    Tenemos la misma edad. We’re the same age.
  • Notice the use of tener in the previous example. You also use tener and edad to say at what age people do or did something:
    a mi edad at my age
    Tenemos la misma edad. We’re the same age.
    ¿A qué edad empezó usted a navegar? At what age did you start sailing?
  • Edad can also refer to a historical age:
    a mi edad at my age
    Tenemos la misma edad. We’re the same age.
    ¿A qué edad empezó usted a navegar? At what age did you start sailing?
    en la Edad Media in the Middle Ages
    en la Edad de Oro in the Golden Age (of Spanish Literature)
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