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See also: hermanó and Hermano

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NounEdit

hermano m (plural hermanos, feminine hermana, feminine plural hermanas)

  1. (Brazil, informal, colloquial) Argentinian

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish ermano, from Vulgar Latin *germānus (brother"), from Latin germānus (of a brother or sister).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hermano m (plural hermanos, feminine hermana, feminine plural hermanas)

  1. brother
  2. sibling
  3. bro

Usage notesEdit

The noun hermano is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms 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 forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

Derived termsEdit

(diminutive hermanito)

Related termsEdit

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VerbEdit

hermano

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of hermanar.