See also: negro, négro, and ñegro

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish negro (black).

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Negro (plural Negroes or Negros)

  1. (dated, now often offensive) Alternative letter-case form of negro.
    • 1963, Martin Luther King, Letter from a Birmingham Jail,
      Oppressed people cannot remain oppressed forever. The yearning for freedom eventually manifests itself, and that is what has happened to the American Negro. Something within has reminded him of his birthright of freedom, and something without has reminded him that it can be gained.

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From negro, "dark", "black".

Proper nounEdit

Negro m

  1. A surname​.

ReferencesEdit

  • Negro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • Negro” in Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo / Xulio Sousa Fernández (dirs.): Cartografía dos apelidos de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish negro

NounEdit

Negro

  1. (usually derogatory and ethnic slur) an African, especially those of sub-Saharan origin.