jíbaro

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Jivaroan word meaning "person".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxibaɾo/, [ˈxiβaɾo]

Noun[edit]

jíbaro m (plural jíbaros, feminine jíbara)

  1. Jivaroan
  2. (Puerto Rico) One of the original Canarian settlers of Puerto Rico who lived as farmers in the mountainous regions.
  3. (Puerto Rico) An ignorant person from a rural area.
  4. (Colombia, Venezuela) A drug trafficker.

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Proper noun[edit]

jíbaro m

  1. the Jivaroan family of languages

Adjective[edit]

jíbaro m (feminine singular jíbara, masculine plural jíbaros, feminine plural jíbaras)

  1. Jivaroan
  2. rustic; rural
  3. (Cuba, of an animal) feral

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