manito
el manito, la manita(
mah
-
nee
-
toh
)
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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. dude
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Ándale, manita, vámonos que llegaremos tarde.Come on, dude. Let's go or we'll be late.
b. bro
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
What time is it, bro?¿Qué hora tienes, manito?
c. lady
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(feminine)
¡Oye, manita! ¿Qué onda?Hey, lady! What's up?
d. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine) (United Kingdom)
Manito, ¿tienes un cigarrillo?Mate, do you have a fag?
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. hand
Dame la manito, hija.Give me your hand, honey.
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manito
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. pal
b. mate (United Kingdom)
c. buddy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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manito
(México) pal (familiar); buddy (familiar); (EEUU) (en conversación) mate (familiar); pal (familiar);
manito
(Latinoamérica)
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