negrito

See also: Negrito

EnglishEdit

 
Andean negrito
 
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NounEdit

negrito (plural negritos)

  1. Either of two species of bird in the genus Lessonia.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

negrito m (plural negriti)

  1. black skin

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EtymologyEdit

negro +‎ -ito

NounEdit

negrito m (plural negritos)

  1. (typography) bold typeface

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From negro (black) +‎ -ito (diminutive suffix). The -ito is generally thought to serve to make it less offensive (compare Portuguese negão). For the Philippine sense, the -ito comes from the general description of the small stature of the specified people upon their first encounter.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /neˈɡɾito/, [neˈɣ̞ɾi.t̪o]

NounEdit

negrito m (plural negritos, feminine negrita, feminine plural negritas)

  1. a person of African descent

NounEdit

negrito m (plural negritos)

 
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  1. (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay) austral negrito (bird species)
  2. (Philippines) Negrito; A member of a class of several ethnic groups who inhabit isolated parts of the Philippines, such as the Aeta people, or by extension, Southeast Asia

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AdjectiveEdit

negrito (feminine negrita, masculine plural negritos, feminine plural negritas)

  1. (El Salvador) Excessively enthusiastic or insistent on getting one’s way

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish negrito.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ne‧gri‧to

NounEdit

negrito

  1. Negrito; A member of a class of several ethnic groups who inhabit isolated parts of the Philippines, such as the Aeta people, or by extension, Southeast Asia.