chino

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See also: Chino and chinò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

American Spanish

Noun[edit]

chino (countable and uncountable, plural chinos)

  1. A coarse cotton fabric commonly used to make trousers and uniforms.

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Italian[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkino/, [ˈkiː.no]
  • Hyphenation: chì‧no

Adjective[edit]

chino (feminine singular china, masculine plural chini, feminine plural chine)

  1. lowered, bent, bowed

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chino

  1. first-person singular present of chinare

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

China +‎ -o

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Adjective[edit]

chino (feminine singular china, masculine plural chinos, feminine plural chinas)

  1. Chinese
  2. (Nicaragua) Any Oriental person in general: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mongolian, etc.
    Juan y el chino son amigos.
    Juan and the Japanese guy are friends.

Noun[edit]

chino m (plural chinos, feminine china)

  1. Chinese person

chino m (plural chinos)

  1. (colloquial) An incomprehensible language
  2. (colloquial, Cuba, uncountable) chickenpox
  3. (colloquial, Spain) a market owned by a Chinese immigrant
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chino m

  1. Chinese (language)

Etymology 2[edit]

Use of enchinar (to pave), from en- + china.

Adjective[edit]

chino (feminine singular china, masculine plural chinos, feminine plural chinas)

  1. curly

Noun[edit]

chino m (plural chinos, feminine china)

  1. someone with curly hair
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