hija

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic هي (hiya)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hija

  1. she

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīlia.

Noun[edit]

hija f (plural hijas, masculine hijo)

  1. daughter; feminine form of hijo

Usage notes[edit]

The noun hijo 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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