cariño

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but possibly via Aragonese cariño from Latin carere.

Noun[edit]

cariño m (plural cariños)

  1. affection
  2. caress
  3. (used in the second person) dear, darling, honey
    Cariño, ya estoy en casa.
    Honey, I'm home.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This noun does not have a feminine form. Even when addressing females, the proper form is cariño.

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