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From bis- +‎ nieto (compare Portuguese bisneto).


  • IPA(key): /bisˈnjeto/, [bizˈnjet̪o]


bisnieto m (plural bisnietos, feminine bisnieta, feminine plural bisnietas)

  1. great-grandchild; great-grandson (great-granddaughter for the feminine form)

Usage notes[edit]

The noun bisnieto is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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