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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish norteño.

NounEdit

norteño (uncountable)

  1. (music) A genre of Mexican music related to polka and corridos, emerged in the late 19th century.
    • 2010 April 17, Ayala Ben-Yehuda, “Field of Dreams: Vive Grupero Festival Snares Regional Mexican Artists For Free”, in Billboard, volume 122, number 15, page 8:
      The two-stage festival's lineup reads like a who's who of norteño, duranguense and banda sinaloense acts, including Los Tigres del Norte, Banda el Recodo, Conjunto Primavera, Los Tucanes de Tijuana and K-Paz de la Sierra.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From norte +‎ -eño. Compare Portuguese nortenho.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /norˈteɲo/, [norˈt̪eɲo]

AdjectiveEdit

norteño (feminine singular norteña, masculine plural norteños, feminine plural norteñas)

  1. northern
    Antonym: sureño

NounEdit

norteño m (plural norteños, feminine norteña, feminine plural norteñas)

  1. northerner
    Antonym: sureño

DescendantsEdit

  • English: norteño

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