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JavaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)qizaw.

AdjectiveEdit

hijo

  1. Alternative form of ijo

NounEdit

hijo

  1. Alternative form of ijo

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish fijo, from Latin fīlius (son), from Latin fīlios (son), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁y-li-os (sucker), a derivation from the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hijo m (plural hijos, feminine hija, feminine plural hijas)

  1. son
  2. child (when the gender of the child is unknown)

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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