yerno

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish yerno, from Latin generum, accusative singular of gener (son-in-law), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵm̥ros, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵem-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝeɾno/, [ˈɟ͡ʝeɾ.no]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃeɾno/, [ˈʃeɾ.no]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒeɾno/, [ˈʒeɾ.no]
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  • Rhymes: -eɾno
  • Noun[edit]

    yerno m (plural yernos, feminine nuera, feminine plural nueras)

    1. son-in-law

    Derived terms[edit]

    • proyerno (grandchild/son-in-law)
    • abyerno (great-grandchild/son-in-law)

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