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alguno

LadinoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alguno m (Latin spelling)

  1. one, some

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *alicunus, from Latin alĭquis (someone) + unus (one)

Cognate with French aucun, Italian alcuno, Galician algún, Portuguese algum.

AdjectiveEdit

alguno m (feminine alguna, masculine plural algunos, feminine plural algunas)

  1. some
    ¿Quiere alguno más?
    Do you want some more?

Usage notesEdit

When used before a singular masculine noun as part of the noun phrase, the apocopate form algún is used instead of alguno.

Note: In older texts, the pronoun is often written with a stress mark, i.e: "algúnos" to distinguish it from the adjectival form:

PronounEdit

alguno m (feminine alguna, masculine plural algunos, feminine plural algunas)

  1. someone

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