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From Spanish, in turn from English Yankee, from Dutch (see more at said entry). Dated to 1914.[1]

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yanqui (plural yanquis)

  1. (sometimes derogatory) A citizen of the United States of America, as opposed to a Latin American.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Yankee, from Dutch (see more at said entry).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝanki/, [ˈɟ͡ʝãŋ.ki]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃanki/, [ˈʃãŋ.ki]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒanki/, [ˈʒãŋ.ki]

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yanqui m or f (plural yanquis)

  1. Yankee (native or inhabitant of the U.S.)

AdjectiveEdit

yanqui (plural yanquis)

  1. Yankee

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