Usage note
This word may also be spelled “misquito.”
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. Miskito
La personas de este pueblo hablan miskito.The people in this village speak Miskito.
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).
2. (member of a group of indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica)
a. Miskito
Los miskitos me enseñaron mucho sobre la tierra donde viven.The Miskitos taught me a lot about the land they inhabit.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Miskito origin)
a. Miskito
A continuación escucharemos una canción tradicional miskita.Now we're going to listen to a traditional Miskito song.
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