¿Sabías que...?: Ojalá proviene del árabe Insha'Allah, "si Dios quiere". ¿Qué otras palabras provienen del árabe?
pinche / bloody >
 
pinche
A. -adjective
1. (Mexicoéx)   **
(=maldito)   bloody **,   lousy **
·todo por unos pinches centavos
·all for a few measly cents
2. (Central America, Mexicoéx)
(=miserable)   wretched
3. (Central America)   *
(=tacaño)   stingy,   tight-fisted
B. -noun masculine and feminine
1. [de cocina]   kitchen hand,   kitchen-boy
2. (Cono Sur)
(=oficinista)   minor office clerk
(=criminal)   small-time criminal
3. (Caribe, Mexicoéx)
(=granuja)   rascal
C. -noun masculine
1. (Andes)
(=jamelgo)   nag
2. (Cono Sur)
(=horquilla)   hairpin,   bobby pin United States
 
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