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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