cuñado

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cunnado, from Latin cognātus. Cf. also cognado.

Noun[edit]

cuñado m (plural cuñados, feminine cuñada, feminine plural cuñadas)

  1. brother-in-law

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈɲado/, [ku.ˈɲa.ð̝o]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish [Term?], from Latin cognātus. Doublet of the borrowing cognado.

Noun[edit]

cuñado m (plural cuñados, feminine cuñada, feminine plural cuñadas)

  1. brother-in-law
  2. (informal, Spain) know-all
    Synonyms: sabelotodo, sabiondo, todólogo
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

cuñado m (feminine singular cuñada, masculine plural cuñados, feminine plural cuñadas)

  1. Masculine singular past participle of cuñar.