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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (Argentinian and Uruguayan traditional dance)
a. cielito
Mi abuela se acordaba de haber bailado el cielito en fiestas, e incluso en algún velorio.My grandma remembered having danced cielito in celebrations, and even in some wakes.
2. (term of endearment)
a. sweetheart
Pero, cielito, te dije que hoy saldría tarde de la oficina.But, sweetheart, I told you I'd leave the office late today.
b. honey
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Cielito, ya que estás en la cocina, ¿puedes traerme una cerveza de la nevera?Honey, since you're in the kitchen, can you get me a beer from the fridge?
c. love (United Kingdom)
¡Vamos, cielito, es hora de levantarse para ir al cole!Come on, love! Time to get up for school!
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1 (Música) Argentinian folk dance
2 (apelativo cariñoso) my love; sweetheart
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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