mezquino

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn). Compare Portuguese mesquinho.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /meθˈkino/, [meθˈki.no]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /mesˈkino/, [mesˈki.no]

AdjectiveEdit

mezquino (feminine mezquina, masculine plural mezquinos, feminine plural mezquinas)

  1. miserly, mean, stingy
  2. petty, small-minded
    Sería mezquina de mi parte no perdonarte por ello cuando no tenías toda la información sobre la situación.
    It would be petty of me to not forgive you for it when you did not have all the information about the situation.

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