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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, but possibly via Aragonese cariño, from Latin carere.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈɾiɲo/
  • (file)

NounEdit

cariño m (plural cariños)

  1. affection
  2. caress
  3. fondness
  4. (used in the second person) dear, darling, honey
    Cariño, ya estoy en casa.
    Honey, I'm home.
  5. gift
  6. wistfulness

Usage notesEdit

  • This noun does not have a feminine form; even when addressing females, the used form is invariable.

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