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Léxico relacionado con la descripción física II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/26/2002
Word: Canijo
(ca-NI-jo) Adjetivo
English: weak, frail
Etymology: De origen incierto, probablemente del latín canicula, perrita.
Meaning: Se aplica a la persona o animal débil, enfermizo o raquítico.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física II

“Aquel canijo de voz agridulce y potente...”

Francisco Izquierdo, Guía secreta de Granada p. 48 Ed. Al-Borak