bigote

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

bigote m (plural bigotes)

  1. moustache (hair on upper lip)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

bigote f

  1. feminine form of bigot

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish bigote.

Noun[edit]

bigóte

  1. moustache

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from German bei Gott (by God), because, when taking an oath, some men, once they said "by God", aimed at the superior lip with the index finger, symbolising forming the cross with the fingers and kissing it. Compare Portuguese bigode.

Noun[edit]

bigote m (plural bigotes)

  1. moustache, mustache; moustaches, mustaches
  2. whisker, whiskers

Usage notes[edit]

May be used in the singular or plural with the same meaning, as in English.

See also[edit]