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See also: cabrò and cabró

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin caper, caprum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkabɾo/, [ˈkaβɾo]

NounEdit

cabro m (plural cabros, feminine cabra)

  1. male goat
  2. (Chile, Paraguay, colloquial, Puerto Rico) kid, boy (a child)
  3. (Peru, vulgar) fag (homosexual man)

Usage notesEdit

  • While the general rule for gender-paired nouns in Romance languages is that the male is used when the gender is unknown, the words for goat descending from the Latin capra are an exception, with the feminine form used for goats of indeterminate gender.

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