híjole

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened version of hijo de puta (son of a bitch) plus the pronoun le used as a suffix.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

¡híjole!

  1. (Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Ecuador, Nicaragua) used to denote surprise or the state of being impressed, similar to wow or whoa

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