makinista

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish maquinista (machinist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ma‧ki‧nis‧ta
  • IPA(key): /makiˈnista/, [mɐ.xɪˈnis.tɐ]

Noun[edit]

makinista (Baybayin spelling ᜋᜃᜒᜈᜒᜐ᜔ᜆ)

  1. (dated) machine producer
  2. (rail transport) engineer; motorman; train driver

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Further reading[edit]

  • makinista”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018