mesquinho

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مِسْكِين(miskīn, poor). Compare Spanish mezquino, French mesquin.

Adjective[edit]

mesquinho m (feminine singular mesquinha, masculine plural mesquinhos, feminine plural mesquinhas, comparable)

  1. stingy, mean, miserly, niggardly

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