"My daughter."

Translation:Mi hija.

3 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/XCM17

it should be child too right

3 months ago

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Hijo can be son or child, but I've only seen hija to mean daughter.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/paulmexicodf

niña would most likely be better for child, and then only if he has 1 daughter and no other children

3 months ago

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We often use son, boy, and child interchangeably in English. Then we forget that they don't quite work that way in Spanish.

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MissMunch

Child should be either "niña" or "niño". Hijo and hija are for sons and daughters strictly.

3 months ago

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Yes, accept when it's not

http://www.spanishdict.com/translate/hijo

;)

3 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MissMunch

Got me there

3 months ago

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It wasn't supposed to be a gotcha. I hope my post didn't come off as smug.

3 months ago
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