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novia

novia

Finnish

Noun

novia

  1. Partitive plural form of nova.

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Spanish

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *novia < Latin nova. Compare Portuguese noiva. See also novio.

Noun

novia f (plural novias, masculine novio)

  1. feminine equivalent of novio, girlfriend, fiancée
  2. (wedding) feminine equivalent of novio, bride

Usage notes

The noun novio is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

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