huaso

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Spanish[edit]

huaso.

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly from Quechua wakcha.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Chile) IPA(key): /ˈɡwa.so/, /ˈwa.so/

Adjective[edit]

huaso m (feminine huasa, masculine plural huasos, feminine plural huasas)

  1. of or relating to huasos.
    El sábado 12 de septiembre se realizó la tradicional Fiesta Huasa.
    Saturday, September 12th, was the traditional Huaso Festival.
  2. (Chile) astute person characteristic of a Chilean countryman .
  3. (Chile) awkward rural person who cannot adapt to urban areas.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

huaso m (plural huasos, feminine huasa)

  1. countryman, or Chilean rural laborer.
  2. Chilean cowboy, horseman.

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