Old in Spanish

How to say old in Spanish?

Old in Spanish

How to translate old in Spanish? The word old define anything that has lived for a very long time or anything that belongs in the past. The word old can be used either for thing or a person. The antonym for the word old is young or new. 

 Vocabulary:

old – viejo, vieja

young – joven

new – nuevo, nueva

So, anything or person that has spent a fair share of its life, can define the word old. 

What does old mean? 

The translation for old is ‘vieja’ for feminine and ‘viejo’ for masculine. 

Sentences with the word old in Spanish

Yo me siento viejo y cansado.I feel old and tired.
Dentro de la gaveta tengo un candado viejo.Inside the drawer I have an old padlock.
Sólo yo sé lo que es sentirse viejo.Only I know what it is to feel old.
Lo viejo se bota y lo nuevo se queda.The old is thrown away and the new stays.
Este libro viejo tiene historias interesantes.This old book has interesting stories.
Todo objeto antiguo es viejo.Every old thing is old.
Aquel reloj viejo ya no funciona.That old clock no longer works.
Este viejo refrán ya no es tan efectivo que digamos.This old saying is no longer as effective as we say.
El viejo corcel tenía grandes orejas.The old steed had big ears.
Era viejo el árbol de almendras que sembré en el patio hace diez años.The almond tree I planted in the patio ten years ago was old.
Ese viejo armario fue un regalo de mi tío.That old cupboard was a gift from my uncle.
Yo tengo un perro muy viejo que ya no tiene dientes.I have a very old dog who no longer has teeth.
Se me llenó de óxido ese machete viejo.That old machete got rusty.
La luz de ese viejo farol es muy tenue.The light from that old lantern is very dim.
Llovía sobre ese viejo tapete tirado en el suelo del patio.It was raining on that old rug thrown on the patio floor.
Las travesías que dió ese viejo barco eran demasiadas.The voyages that old ship took were too many.
A veces lo viejo se vuelve más valioso.Sometimes the old becomes more valuable.
El planeta se está volviendo un viejo lleno de arrugas.The planet is becoming a wrinkled old man.
Quiero sentir que lo viejo también tiene sentido.I want to feel that the old also makes sense.
¿Cuántos meses faltan para terminar el año viejo?How many months are left to finish the old year?
Mi abuelo tenía un machete viejo de la guerra.My grandfather had an old machete from the war.
El pan de ayer estaba viejo.Yesterday’s bread was old.
El pájaro aquel dormía en un árbol viejo.That bird was sleeping in an old tree.
El viejo tragante olía a cebollas recién cortadas.The old gully smelled of freshly cut onions.
Comenzaba a desplazarse el viejo tren lentamente.The old train began to move slowly.
Carcomido y desaliñado se mostraba aquel viejo sobretodo del mendigo.Worn and disheveled was that old overcoat of the beggar.
Este girasol que compré está viejo y mustio.This sunflower I bought is old and withered.
El viejo ordenador tenía varios componentes obsoletos.The old computer had several obsolete components.
El huevo de dinosaurio era tan viejo que se quebró.The dinosaur egg was so old that it cracked.
Ese repertorio es tan viejo que nadie lo recuerda.That repertoire is so old that nobody remembers it.

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