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ñaña
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ñaña
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative) (Andes)
a. sister
Ella no es mi prima, es mi ñaña.She's not my cousin; she's my sister.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(friend)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. sister
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Oye, ñaña, acompáñame a la panadería para el desayuno.Hey, sister, come with me to the bakery for breakfast.
b. girl
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ñaña, no vas a creer lo que te voy a contar.Girl, you're not going to believe this.
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ñaña
(Latinoamérica) (nodriza) nursemaid; wet nurse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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