Ladino

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ləˈdiːnəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ləˈdinoʊ/
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ladino לאדינו(ladino) (or from Spanish ladino), from Latin Latīnus (Latin).

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Ladino

  1. A Romance language mainly spoken by Sephardic Jews (Wikipedia), derived mainly from Old Castilian (Spanish) and Hebrew.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Spanish ladino (Latinized).

Noun[edit]

Ladino (plural Ladinos)

  1. A person in Latin America whose culture or ancestry is a mixture of European Spanish and Native American, especially one who speaks Spanish; a mestizo.
    • 2011, Barbara Rogoff, Developing Destinies: A Mayan Midwife and Town, Oxford University Press (→ISBN), page 89:
      [A]lthough almost all Pedranos consider themselves fully Mayan, many have some European and Ladino ancestry, stemming especially from prior generations when Spanish authorities governed the town.
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