hombre

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Through dissimilation from Old Spanish omne, from Latin hominem, accusative of homō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hombre m (plural hombres)

  1. Man, in the sense of adult male human.
  2. Man, in the sense of all humans collectively; mankind, humankind.
  3. (anthropology, archaeology, paleontology) man, in the sense of an individual of the species Homo sapiens, the genus Homo, or the subtribe Hominina.
  4. (colloquial) Husband.
  5. a top in male-male sex.
  6. a 17th century card game also called ombre.

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Interjection[edit]

¡hombre!

  1. Man!
  2. Hey!
  3. Oh, come on! , ¡Si hombre!

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