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See also: nina, Nina, NINA, Nína, ñina, Ņina, and -nina



  • IPA(key): /ˈniɲa/, [ˈni.ɲa]
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niña f (plural niñas, masculine niño, masculine plural niños)

  1. girl, female equivalent of niño
  2. pupil (of eye)
  3. (Latin America) maiden (virgin)

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The noun niño is like most 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.

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