See also: guia and guiá

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from the verb guiar. Cf. also French guide (Old French guie), Italian guida.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guía m or f (plural guías)

  1. guide (person)

Usage notesEdit

The noun guía is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent and ending in a. The masculine articles and adjectives are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine articles and adjectives are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

NounEdit

guía f (plural guías)

  1. guidebook
  2. directory

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Tagalog: giya

VerbEdit

guía

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of guiar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of guiar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of guiar.

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