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Spanish Word of the Day: Jipío

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Léxico relacionado con el flamenco I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/24/2001
Word: Jipío
(ji-PÍ-o), sustantivo femenino
English: no translation available
Etymology: Voz onomatopéyica.
Meaning: Grito, quejido, lamento,etc.,que se introduce en el cante flamenco.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el flamenco I

"... Su imagen de inocente fragilidad, a punto siempre de quebrarse en un jipío."
José Luis Ortiz Nuevo: Pensamiento político en el cante flamenco, p. 25, Eds. Andaluzas Unidas.