mestizo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mestizo, from Late Latin mixticius, from Latin mixtus (mixed). Doublet of metis, which came from French.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛsˈtiː.zoʊ/, /mɛˈstiː.zoʊ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mestizo (plural mestizos or mestizoes)

  1. A person of mixed ancestry, especially one of Spanish and Native American heritage.
  2. (Philippines, historical) a person of mixed ancestry, especially one of native Filipino and Spanish or Chinese ancestry, such as that of the Spanish mestizos and Chinese mestizos from the Spanish Colonial Era of the Philippines.

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Esperanto[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from Spanish mestizo, from Latin mixticius, from mixtus (mixed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mesˈtizo]
  • Rhymes: -izo
  • Hyphenation: mes‧ti‧zo

Noun[edit]

mestizo (accusative singular mestizon, plural mestizoj, accusative plural mestizojn)

  1. mestizo (a person of mixed ancestry)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin mixtīcius, from Latin mixtus (mixed). Cognate to Portuguese mestiço, French métis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /mesˈtiθo/ [mesˈt̪i.θo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /mesˈtiso/ [mesˈt̪i.so]
  • (file)
  • (Spain) Rhymes: -iθo
  • (Latin America) Rhymes: -iso
  • Hyphenation: mes‧ti‧zo

Adjective[edit]

mestizo (feminine mestiza, masculine plural mestizos, feminine plural mestizas)

  1. of mixed, Spanish and Native American heritage
  2. also of mixed indigenous (aboriginal) and colonial (European) descent

Noun[edit]

mestizo m (plural mestizos, feminine mestiza, feminine plural mestizas)

  1. a person of mixed Spanish and Native American heritage
    Synonyms: ladino, cholo, (derogatory) panchito, (derogatory) sudaca
  2. a person whose ethnic heritage is of both aboriginal and colonial descent
  3. (Philippines, historical) a person of mixed native Filipino and non-native foreign ancestry, typically born and raised in the Philippines, especially either that of the Mestizo de Español (Spanish mestizo) and Mestizo de Sangley (Chinese mestizo).

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Descendants[edit]

  • German: Mestize
  • Tagalog: mestiso

Verb[edit]

mestizo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mestizar

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