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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish madrina.

NounEdit

madrina (plural madrinas)

  1. An animal (usually an old mare), wearing a bell and acting as the leader of a troop of pack mules.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *matrīna, from Latin mater. Compare French marraine, Italian madrina, Occitan mairina, Portuguese madrinha, Spanish madrina.

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madrina (plural madrines)

  1. godmother

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From madre or from a Vulgar Latin root *matrīna, from Latin mater. Compare French marraine, Occitan mairina, Portuguese madrinha, Spanish madrina.

NounEdit

madrina f (plural madrine)

  1. godmother
  2. sponsor
  3. (nautical) woman who ceremonially names and launches a ship

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin root *matrīna, from Latin mater. Compare French marraine, Italian madrina, Occitan mairina, Portuguese madrinha.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈdɾina/, [maˈðɾina]
  • Rhymes: -ina

NounEdit

madrina f (plural madrinas)

  1. godmother

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