- (Classical) IPA(key): /soːˈbriː.noː/, [s̠oːˈbɾiːnoː]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /soˈbri.no/, [sɔˈbriːnɔ]
The noun sobrino 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.