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hijo

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Spanish

Etymology

Old Spanish fijo, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] filius

Pronunciation

Noun

hijo m. (feminine hija, masculine plural hijos, feminine plural hijas)

  1. son
  2. child (when gender of the child is unknown)

Usage notes

The noun hijo 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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