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alguno m (Latin spelling)

  1. one, some

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EtymologyEdit

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

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. some, any
    ¿Quiere alguno más?
    Do you want some more?
    Antonym: ninguno

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
    Synonym: alguien

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