porteño

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From puerto +‎ -eño and Puerto +‎ -eño.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poɾˈteɲo/, [poɾˈt̪e.ɲo]

Adjective[edit]

porteño (feminine porteña, masculine plural porteños, feminine plural porteñas)

  1. native to or inhabiting a port town
  2. (Argentina) native to or inhabiting the port town of Buenos Aires
  3. (Chile) native to or inhabiting Valparaíso

Noun[edit]

porteño m (plural porteños, feminine porteña, feminine plural porteñas)

  1. (Argentina) a person native to or inhabiting the port town of Buenos Aires
  2. (Chile) Someone from Valparaíso

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