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 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 most 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.

HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Papiamentu: yiu
  • Tagalog: iho

Further readingEdit