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EtymologyEdit

Derived in masculine from the feminine nieta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnjeto/, [ˈnjet̪o]

NounEdit

nieto m (plural nietos, feminine nieta, feminine plural nietas)

  1. grandchild; grandson

Usage notesEdit

The noun nieto is like most Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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