sobrino

See also: sobriño

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish sobrino (nephew), from Latin sōbrīnus (maternal cousin).

NounEdit

sobrino

  1. nephew

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sōbrīnō

  1. dative singular of sōbrīnus
  2. ablative singular of sōbrīnus

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin sōbrīnus (maternal cousin) (compare Galician sobriño, Portuguese sobrinho).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /soˈbɾino/, [soˈβ̞ɾi.no]

NounEdit

sobrino m (plural sobrinos, feminine sobrina, feminine plural sobrinas)

  1. nephew
  2. nibling

Usage notesEdit

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.

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