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Some forums can only be seen by registered members. I started Latino America - El General - Move It Up similar thread about Filipino a while ago, and I'd like to know how you use the word Latino when you're speaking or writing in American English.
Originally Posted by Neutre. Unlike most of other European languages, English adjectives are not gender specific. This includes nationalities and ethnicities. I did not grow up using the word "Latino a " in English. Only in the last years or so have I heard widespread use of Latino America - El General - Move It Up word by the public and in the media.
I just say "Latin. I've seen you write before that many people use "Latino" as an abbreviation for "Latin American" in order to exclude Latin European people and culture from the description. I don't use the word that way; if I want to specify that something or someone is Latin American, I just say "Latin American. Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon. I always think it sounds strange when a woman describes herself as Latin o.
Originally Posted by Chicagoland Latina is the more correct form for a woman. Latina is feminine, while Latino is masculine. But Latin implies to my mind the language of the Roman Empire. I simply say Hispanic if I'm speaking English. If I want to get technical, I simply say "Mexican" or "Peruvian" if say, I want to learn where someone is from.
If I wanted to speak Out Of Touch - Daryl Hall & John Oates - Big Bam Boom which I can It's funny because hispanohablantes is the closest word in Spanish to describe Hispanics.
It's gender neutral Spanish has a smattering of neutral nounsbut is too long to say. Some Hispanics refer to themselves as mestizos I tend to use Hispanic in English and "hispano a " in Spanish.
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View detailed profile Advanced or search site with. Page 1 of 2. Advertisements Hello! Quote: Originally Posted by Neutre Unlike most of other European languages, Hard To Believe - Five Way Friday - .Wrecked adjectives are not gender specific. Location: Chicago metro 3, posts, read 7, times Reputation: Originally Posted by Chicagoland Latina is the more correct form for a woman.
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