auntie
Usage note
This word may also be spelled "aunty."
auntie(
ahn
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ti
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. la tía
(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).
All my aunties, uncles, and cousins came to the family reunion.Todas mis tías, tíos y primos vinieron a la reunión familiar.
b. la tita
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
My auntie Lucia is the youngest of my father's siblings.Mi tita Lucía es la menor de los hermanos de mi padre.
c. la titi
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
We're going to my auntie's house on Sunday.El domingo vamos a casa de mi titi.
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auntie
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. la tita
(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).
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auntie
aunty
[ˈɑːntɪ]
noun
1 (relative) tía (f)
2
Auntie (Britain) la BBC
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "auntie"
Here are the most popular phrases with "auntie." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
I used to visit my auntie
solía visitar a mi tía
proud auntie
tía orgullosa
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