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Feminine pluralofporteño(adjective)
porteñas
Feminine pluralofporteño(noun)
el porteño, la porteña(
pohr
-
teh
-
nyoh
)
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
1. (person from Buenos Aires)
a. native of Buenos Aires
Mi abuela era porteña, pero mi abuelo era del campo.My grandmother was a native of Buenos Aires, but my grandfather was from the countryside.
Tu papá es de Córdoba, ¿no? - No. Él es porteño.Your dad is from Cordoba, right? - No. He's a native of Buenos Aires.
b. someone from Buenos Aires
Laura conoció a un porteño cuando fue a Brasil el año pasado.Laura met someone from Buenos Aires when she went to Brazil last year.
c. man from Buenos Aires (masculine)
Conocí a tres ecuatorianos y un porteño mientras hacíamos el Camino Inca.We met three Ecuadorians and a man from Buenos Aires while we were hiking the Inca Trail.
d. woman from Buenos Aires (feminine)
La porteña que vive al lado de nosotros es muy buena onda.The woman from Buenos Aires who lives next to us is really nice.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (from or related to Buenos Aires)
a. from Buenos Aires
Los panes porteños son mis favoritos.Rolls from Buenos Aires are my favorite.
b. Buenos Aires
No entiendo el acento porteño de mi tía.I don't understand my aunt's Buenos Aires accent.
porteños
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (inhabitants of Buenos Aires)
a. people of Buenos Aires
Los porteños tienen el costumbre de saludarse con un beso en la mejilla.The people of Buenos Aires normally greet each other with a kiss on the cheek.
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porteño
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (bonaerense)
a. of/from Buenos Aires
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (bonaerense)
a. person from Buenos Aires
porteñoa porteña
adjective
(Arg) of/from Buenos Aires; (Chile) of/from Valparaíso;
(Arg) native/inhabitant of Buenos Aires; (Chile) native/inhabitant of Valparaíso
los porteños the people of Buenos Aires/Valparaíso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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