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bebe
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "bebé" in the sense shown in 1). The feminine form of "bebe" can also be "beba" in areas such as the River Plate, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
el bebe, la bebe(
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beh
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (very young child)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. baby
¿Están pensando tú y Jorge en tener un bebe?Are you and Jorge planning to have a baby?
La mujer sostenía una beba recién nacida entre sus brazos.The woman was holding a newborn baby in her arms.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(term of endearment)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. baby
¿Cuándo regresas pues? - Pronto, bebe. En dos días estaré en casa.When are you coming back then? - Soon, baby. I'll be home in two days.
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