In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural dagos, Plural dagoes
1British(Spaniard)español masculineespañola femininegallego masculine River Plate informal offensivegallega feminine River Plate informal offensivecoño masculine Chile informal offensivecoña feminine Chile informal offensive
2British(South American)sudamericano masculinesudamericana femininesudaca masculine Spain informal offensive
3US(Italian)italiano masculineitaliana femininetano masculine River Plate informal offensivetana feminine River Plate informal offensivebachicha feminine Southern Cone informal offensive
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