"chaval" English translation

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"chaval" in English

ES chaval
volume_up
{masculine}

1. general

chaval (also: chico, chavo, zagal, mozalbete)
volume_up
lad {noun}
don't come it with me, lad!
chaval
volume_up
honey {f} [coll.]
chaval (also: cabra, niño, niña, chavala)
volume_up
kid {noun} (child)
¿Quién de ustedes se atrevería a tomar las impresiones dactilares de un chaval de 14 años?
Who here would dare take the fingerprints of a fourteen year-old kid?
chaval
volume_up
love {f} [Brit.] [coll.]
chaval (also: cabra, niña, cabro, chavala)
volume_up
munchkin {noun} [Amer.] [coll.]
chaval (also: chavala, pibe, piba, chamaco)
volume_up
nipper {noun} [Brit.] [coll.] (child)
chaval (also: cabra, cabro, chavala, muchachito)
volume_up
tween {noun} [coll.]
chaval (also: cabra, cabro, chavala, muchachito)
volume_up
tweenie {noun} [coll.]

2. Spain

chaval (also: niño, chiquillo, niña, chiquilla)
volume_up
bairn {noun} [Scot.]

3. Spain, colloquial

chaval (also: muchacho, chavo, pibe, cabro)
volume_up
boyo {noun} [Brit.] [coll.] (as form of address)

4. "como apelativo", Spain, colloquial

chaval
volume_up
buddy {m} [Amer.] [coll.]
chaval (also: amigote, compinche, acuache, chamín)
volume_up
mate {noun} [Brit.] [coll.]

5. "niño", Spain, colloquial

chaval (also: chico, chiquillo, chica, chiquilla)

Context sentences for "chaval" in English

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SpanishQuedé prendado por ese libro que explicaba perfectamente la ciencia a un chaval como yo.
I was fascinated by that science book, which was so well explained to a young person like me.
SpanishSeñor Presidente, la semana pasada, un chaval de mi lugar de residencia, Apeldoorn, me envió un conmovedor e-mail acerca de la paz en Oriente Medio.
Last week, a young person from my town, Apeldoorn, sent a touching e-mail about peace in the Middle East.
SpanishLa semana pasada, la organización terrorista ETA intentó terminar con la vida de un chaval de veinticinco años, que era dirigente de la Organización Juvenil Socialista en el País Vasco.
Last week, the ETA terrorist organisation tried to murder the 25 year-old former leader of the Socialist Youth Organisation in the Basque Country.

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