ajeno

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aliēnus.

Adjective[edit]

ajeno m (Latin spelling)

  1. foreign, alien

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aliēnus. Cognate with Portuguese alheio, Galician alleo and Catalan aliè.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈxeno/
  • Rhymes: -eno
  • Hyphenation: a‧je‧no

Adjective[edit]

ajeno (feminine singular ajena, masculine plural ajenos, feminine plural ajenas)

  1. of others, belonging to someone else
    Antonym: propio
    Casa ajena.Other people's home/The home of others.
    Sentimientos ajenos.Other people's feelings/The feelings of others.
    Conversaciones ajenasOther people's conversations/The conversations of others.
  2. distant, alien, foreign
    Synonym: extraño

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Quotations[edit]

  • “Entre los individuos como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz” –Benito Juárez
    Among individuals as among nations, the respect for the rights of others is peace.
  • “Respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz” —State seal of Oaxaca
    Respect for the rights of others is peace

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