muy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish muy.

Adverb[edit]

muy (not comparable)

  1. (informal) very
    • 1995, Drema Crist, Janette Park, & Marc Sorace, "Last-Second Sound Bites", The Chronicle, (Duke University), 30 November 1995:
      Spacehog are a perfectly nice band, with pleasantly strummed guitars, a crisp pop sensibility, and muy cute vocals on this side of awkward, but after Blur, Ride, Lush, Oasis, Stone Roses, Elastica, and what have you, Resident Alien is just the proverbial straw on this overworked and overbroke camel's back.
    • 1999, Terri de la Peña, Faults, Alyson Books (1999), ISBN 9781555834784, page 163:
      In her rosy two-piece traveling outfit, Adela looks muy cute as she walks toward us.
    • 2007, John Lannert, "Crossover King", Billboard, 9 June 2007:
      But such is the case with Enrique Iglesias, the muy handsome son of Julio, who is known to his fans these days simply as Enrique.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish muito, from Latin multus (much, many).

Adverb[edit]

muy (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling מויי)

  1. very

Portuguese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

muy

  1. Obsolete spelling of mui.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish muito, from Latin multus (much, many).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

muy

  1. very
    Tengo un coche muy caro.
    I have a very expensive car.

See also[edit]