konyo

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish coño (cunt; pussy). The sense referring to “coming from a wealthy family” is said to have come from high-class people who curse “Coño!” during the 1950s. Compare English conyo. See also English valley girl, Spanish fresa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kon‧yo
  • IPA(key): /ˈkonjo/, [ˈko.ɲo]

Noun[edit]

konyo (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜓᜈ᜔ᜌᜓ)

  1. (slang, slightly derogatory) a person who speaks in a pretentious and bratty way such as having an unnatural manner of code-mixing between Tagalog and English or speaking in an accent associated to a privileged social class
  2. (slang) a person who belongs to wealthy English-speaking families.
  3. (slang) a wealthy Anglophone person, often raised or living in a subdivision village (gated community).
  4. (slang, archaic) a person who belongs to wealthy Spanish-speaking families.

Related terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

konyo (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜓᜈ᜔ᜌᜓ)

  1. (vulgar, archaic) Expression of worry, failure, shock, displeasure, surprise, etc.: damn!

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