muchacha

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mu‧cha‧cha

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish muchacha, feminine equivalent of muchacho.

Noun[edit]

muchacha

  1. (dated, pejorative) Alternative spelling of mutsatsa

Coordinate terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

muchacha f ‎(plural muchachas, masculine muchacho)

  1. feminine equivalent of muchacho
  2. girl
  3. female teenager
  4. young lady

Usage notes[edit]

The noun muchacho is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.