Little confused.. I read in the examples: Mi hijo mayor (my eldest son)Su hermana menor (her younger sister)
How would 'my older son' (not 'eldest') (context: moving from the youngest to the middle of three sons in age) be said?
How older be different from eldest in these expressions? I know about 'el mejor' or 'el mayor', but I don't see that back here.
in Spanish we don't make that difference with the comparative and the superlative, so "mi hermano mayor" could be referring to my older brother or my eldest brother. If there is any need to clarify then you'd probably say:
Mi hermano, el mayor, es maestro. My brother, the eldest, is a teacher.
Mi hermano, el mayor de todos, es maestro. My brother, the oldest one, is a teacher.
And the same goes for menor/el menor, el menor de todos.
I hope this clarified it.
Muchas gracias por su respuesta
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