cariño

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See also: carino and Carino

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈɾiɲo/
  • (file)

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.
  5. gift
  6. wistfulness

Usage notes[edit]

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

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