Puerto Rican

Puerto Rican(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of Puerto Rican origen)
a. puertorriqueño
Ricky Martin is a Puerto Rican singer.Ricky Martin es un cantante puertorriqueño.
b. boricua
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The Puerto Rican entertainer Rita Moreno has won every possible award.La artista boricua Rita Moreno ha ganado todos los premios posibles.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (nationality)
a. el puertorriqueño
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la puertorriqueña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Puerto Ricans and Dominicans have different accents.Los puertorriqueños y los dominicanos tienen acentos distintos.
b. el boricua
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la boricua
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My girlfriend is a Puerto Rican from Santurce.Mi novia es una boricua de Santurce.
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Puerto Rican
Puerto Rican [ˈpwɜːtəʊˈriːkən]
adjective
puertorriqueño
noun
puertorriqueñoapuertorriqueña (m) (f);a puertorriqueña
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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