Translation of hijo in English:



nombre masculino, nombre femenino/masculine noun, feminine noun

  • 3 (como apelativo) ¡hijo, por Dios! (hablándole a un niño) for heaven's sake, child! (hablándole a un adulto) for heaven's sake, Pedro ( o/or Luis etc)! ¡hijo de mi alma! ¡cómo te has mojado! oh darling, you're soaking wet!
  • 4 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] (como interjección) ¡hijo! or ¡hijos! aún no funciona damn! it still isn't working [familiar/colloquial] ¡hijo! ¡es una víbora! jeez! (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) bloody hell! it's a snake! [argot/slang]

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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.