SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Lesbos +‎ -iano.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lesˈbjano/, [lezˈβjano]
  • Rhymes: -ano

AdjectiveEdit

lesbiano (feminine singular lesbiana, masculine plural lesbianos, feminine plural lesbianas)

  1. Lesbian (of or from Lesbos)
  2. lesbian (of or relating to female homosexuality)

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Usage notesEdit

In the sense of female homosexuality, only the feminine form lesbiana can be used to describe individual people. The masculine form is used in phrases like “amor lesbiano” or for collective groups that also include males, as in “autores gays y lesbianos.”

NounEdit

lesbiano m (plural lesbianos, feminine lesbiana, feminine plural lesbianas)

  1. Lesbian (native of Lesbos)

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