Betekenis van:

Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • eersteling, oudste
  • the offspring who came first in the order of birth



Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
    • first in order of birth



    1. Old is eldest.
    2. He is the eldest.
    3. He is the eldest in his class.
    4. The eldest sister acted for the mother.
    5. What's the name of your eldest brother?
    6. My eldest son is studying right now.
    7. Suddenly the eldest daughter spoke up, saying, "I want candy."
    8. Fatima is the eldest student in our class.
    9. It is her eldest daughter that he loves most.
    10. The eldest son succeeded to all the property.
    11. The king's eldest son is the heir to the throne.
    12. His elder sister is older than my eldest brother.
    13. He put his eldest daughter in charge of his second restaurant.
    14. Although I was the eldest son in the family, I was the third child in the sequence, so everyone from superiors to inferiors called Yun “third lady.”
    15. Her mother knew that her eldest daughter had signed up for a drama seminar, but she had no idea that she was so deeply involved as to appear on stage.