hermano

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

hermano m (plural hermanos, feminine hermana, feminine plural hermanas)

  1. (Brazil, informal, colloquial) Argentinian

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish ermano, from Vulgar Latin germānus ("brother"), from Latin germānus (of a brother or sister).

Noun[edit]

hermano m (plural hermanos, feminine hermana)

  1. brother
  2. sibling

Usage notes[edit]

The noun hermano is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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Verb[edit]

hermano

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of hermanar.