padrina

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Early Medieval Latin patrīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

padrina f (plural padrines)

  1. godmother
  2. (Christianity) sponsor
  3. (figurative) protector, patron

Coordinate terms[edit]

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish padrino, but changed into a feminine ending.

Noun[edit]

padrina (masculine padrino)

  1. godmother