mijo

mijo(
mee
-
hoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. millet
Me dio unas recetas para preparar mijo estupendas.She gave me some great recipes to cook millet.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address; used to address your child)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. dear
Mijo, ¿por qué no llamas a tus abuelos?Why don't you call your grandparents, dear?
b. darling
Mija, no estés preocupada. Todo se arreglará.Don't worry, darling. Everything will work out.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address; used to address a friend)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(masculine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Mira, mijo, no hay nada que hacer.Look, buddy, there's nothing you can do.
b. sweetie
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Oye, mija, no te preocupes.Come on, sweetie, don't worry about it.
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mijo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. love (United Kingdom)
b. honey
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (a un adulto)
a. dear
3. (entre iguales)
a. pal
b. mate (United Kingdom)
c. buddy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
mijo
millet
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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