madrina

See also: madriña

EnglishEdit

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 early Medieval Latin mātrīna, from Latin mater (mother).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈdɾina/, [maˈð̞ɾi.na]

NounEdit

madrina (plural madrines)

  1. godmother

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From early Medieval Latin mātrīna, from Latin mater (mother).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈdri.na/
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: ma‧drì‧na

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 early Medieval Latin mātrīna, from Latin mater (mother). Compare Portuguese madrinha.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /maˈdɾina/ [maˈð̞ɾi.na]
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: ma‧dri‧na

NounEdit

madrina f (plural madrinas)

  1. godmother
  2. (Mexico) beating, bashing

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