sobrino

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See also: sobriño

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish sobrino (nephew).

Noun[edit]

sobrino

  1. nephew

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sōbrīnō

  1. dative singular of sōbrīnus
  2. ablative singular of sōbrīnus

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sōbrīnus "maternal cousin" (compare Galician sobriño, Portuguese sobrinho).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /soˈbɾino/, [soˈβɾino]

Noun[edit]

sobrino m (plural sobrinos, feminine sobrina)

  1. nephew
  2. nibling

Usage notes[edit]

The noun sobrino 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.

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