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Spanish translation: niño, joven, muchacho, chaval, pequeño, chiquillo, etc.

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English term or phrase:boy
Spanish translation:niño, joven, muchacho, chaval, pequeño, chiquillo, etc.
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05:56 Dec 13, 2000
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English term or phrase: what does boy mean
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Explanation:
boy
Pronunciation: 'boi
Function: noun
Usage: often attributive
Etymology: Middle English
Date: 13th century
1 sometimes offensive : a male servant
2 a : a male child from birth to puberty b : SON
c : an immature male : YOUTH
d : SWEETHEART, BEAU
3 a : one native to a given place <local boy>
b : FELLOW, PERSON <the boys at the
office> c -- used interjectionally to express intensity of feeling <boy, what a game>

In Spanish 'boy' is translated as: Niño, joven, muchacho, chaval, pequeño, chiquillo, etc.

I hope it is useful for you.
Saludos de OSO ¶:^)
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Gabriela Hussong
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Lorena Grancelli


  

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27 mins
niño


Explanation:
"Boy" means niño, chico in Spanish. It is the word used to describe a young male person.

Lorena Grancelli
Argentina
Local time: 17:01
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3 hrs
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Explanation:
boy
Pronunciation: 'boi
Function: noun
Usage: often attributive
Etymology: Middle English
Date: 13th century
1 sometimes offensive : a male servant
2 a : a male child from birth to puberty b : SON
c : an immature male : YOUTH
d : SWEETHEART, BEAU
3 a : one native to a given place <local boy>
b : FELLOW, PERSON <the boys at the
office> c -- used interjectionally to express intensity of feeling <boy, what a game>

In Spanish 'boy' is translated as: Niño, joven, muchacho, chaval, pequeño, chiquillo, etc.

I hope it is useful for you.
Saludos de OSO ¶:^)


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xxxOso
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 210
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1 day 10 hrs
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Explanation:
Answers with a "twist"

1. a derogatory term fora Negro male of any age [US 1800-1900s]
2. a catamita [US underworld,mid 1900s]
3. heroin [drug culture,mid 1900s-present]
4. an affeminate male homosexual [Slang US 1900s]
5. a masculine woman [US 1900s]


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Gabriela Hussong
United States
Local time: 12:01
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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