infancia

See also: infància and infância

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin īnfāntia.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

infancia f (plural infancias)

  1. childhood (period of human development from birth until puberty)
    Pienso que la tranquilidad y seguridad que disfruté en mi infancia contribuyó a la formación de mi carácter.
    I think that the tranquility and security which I enjoyed in my childhood contributed to the formation of my character.
  2. (figurative) infancy
    Esta tecnología está en su infancia.This technology is in its infancy.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joan Coromines, Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana, tercera edición 2011, →ISBN

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