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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic هِيَ(hiya)

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hija

  1. she

InflectionEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish fija, from Latin fīlia.

NounEdit

hija f (plural hijas, masculine hijo, masculine plural hijos)

  1. daughter; female equivalent of hijo

Usage notesEdit

The noun hijo 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.

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