pequeño

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Vulgar Latin *peccuīnus, from *pittīnus, perhaps from a Celtic or Frankish [Term?] root (cf. Proto-Celtic *bikko- (small); Old Irish bec, Irish beag, Welsh bach/bychan, Breton bihan). Compare Portuguese pequeno, cf. also French petit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈkeɲo/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧que‧ño

Adjective[edit]

pequeño (feminine singular pequeña, masculine plural pequeños, feminine plural pequeñas)

  1. small; little
    Tengo un gatito pequeñito.I have a small kitten.

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