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See also: Chino and chinò

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From American Spanish pantalones chinos ("Chinese pants"), which was later shortened to simply chinos.

NounEdit

chino (countable and uncountable, plural chinos)

  1. A coarse cotton fabric commonly used to make trousers and uniforms.

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkino/, [ˈkiː.no]
  • Hyphenation: chì‧no

AdjectiveEdit

chino (feminine singular china, masculine plural chini, feminine plural chine)

  1. lowered, bent, bowed
    Synonyms: curvo, piegato

VerbEdit

chino

  1. first-person singular present of chinare

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From China +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chino (feminine singular china, masculine plural chinos, feminine plural chinas)

  1. Chinese
  2. (Nicaragua) Any Oriental person in general: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mongolian, etc.
    Juan y el chino son amigos.
    Juan and the Japanese guy are friends.

NounEdit

chino m (plural chinos, feminine china, feminine plural chinas)

  1. Chinese person

chino m (plural chinos)

  1. Chinese (language)
  2. (colloquial) An incomprehensible language
  3. (colloquial, Cuba, uncountable) chickenpox
    Synonym: varicela
  4. (colloquial, Spain) variety store (pound shop, dollar store) owned by a Chinese immigrant
    Synonym: bazar chino

Usage notesEdit

  • (variety store): Often more used in the plural forms with the same meaning. They are called chino because Chinese citizens own almost all the variety store.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Use of enchinar (to pave), from en- + china.

AdjectiveEdit

chino (feminine singular china, masculine plural chinos, feminine plural chinas)

  1. curly

NounEdit

chino m (plural chinos, feminine china, feminine plural chinas)

  1. someone with curly hair

Etymology 3Edit

From Kichwa čína (servant girl)

  1. (Colombia) kid
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