cariño

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See also: carino and Carino

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain, but possibly via Aragonese cariño, from Latin carere.

Noun[edit]

cariño m (plural cariños)

  1. affection
  2. caress
  3. fondness
  4. (used in the second person) dear, darling, honey
    Cariño, ya estoy en casa.
    Honey, I'm home.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This noun does not have a feminine form, even when addressing females, the used form is invariable.

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