pequeño

See also: pequeno

AsturianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pequeño

  1. neuter of pequeñu

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Vulgar Latin *peccuīnus, from *pittīnus, perhaps from a Celtic or Frankish [Term?] root (cf. Proto-Celtic *bikkos (small); Old Irish bec, Irish beag, Welsh bach/bychan, Breton bihan). Compare Portuguese pequeno, cf. also French petit.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /peˈkeɲo/, [peˈke.ɲo]
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  • Hyphenation: pe‧que‧ño

AdjectiveEdit

pequeño (feminine pequeña, masculine plural pequeños, feminine plural pequeñas) superlative: pequeñísimo

  1. small; little
    Synonym: chico
    Tengo un gatito pequeñito.I have a small kitten.

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