ignoto(
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noh
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toh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (obscure)
a. unknown
El océano Pacífico era considerado un mar ignoto hasta el siglo XIV.The Pacific Ocean was considered an unknown sea until the 14th century.
Hay tanto que explorar en estas tierras ignotas y misteriosas.There's so much to explore in these unknown and mysterious lands.
b. undiscovered
El continente había permanecido ignoto hasta que llegaron los vikingos.The continent had remained undiscovered until the Vikings arrived.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (unknown person)
a. unidentified suspect
La policía está buscando a dos ignotos que huyeron de la escena del crimen.The police are searching for two unidentified suspects who fled the scene of the crime.
b. unsub
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los investigadores acaban de dar a conocer el perfil del ignoto.The detectives have just released the unsub's profile.
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ignoto
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. unknown, undiscovered
ignoto
adjective
(desconocido) unknown; (no descubierto) undiscovered;
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