mismo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Earlier mesmo, from Old Spanish mesmo, from Vulgar Latin *metipsimus (compare French même, Italian medesimo, Portuguese mesmo), from Latin -met, an emphatic suffix, + ipse (himself) + -issimus, a superlative suffix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mismo m (feminine misma, masculine plural mismos, feminine plural mismas)

  1. same; identical; one and the same; indicates that the two compared noun clauses both represent the one thing
  2. similar; alike; practically identical; indicates that the two compared noun clauses have one or more matching qualities
  3. (with a personal pronoun) self; myself; yourself; himself; herself; itself; ourselves; themselves; emphasises the identity or singularity of the modified noun phrase
    Yo mismo. - “I myself
  4. (with a possessive pronoun) own; emphasizes the owner or the exclusivity of ownership in a noun phrase with a possessive pronoun
    gente de su misma clase - “people of his own class”

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mismo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mismo

  1. (with a personal pronoun for emphasis) Oneself.
    Ako mismo
    I myself

Interjection[edit]

mismo!

  1. Exactly! Right on!