The Alternative Catalan Dictionary: xarnego

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Entry definition

xarnego Alternative forms: xarnec etymology From Spanish lucharniego or nocharniego, originally applied to greyhound. Compare Spanish charnego.
noun: {{ca-noun}}
  1. (often derogatory) A person who is half Catalan and half from another ethnolinguistic group.
  2. (often derogatory) A Spanish person who lives in Catalonia but immigrated from another part of Spain and cannot speak Catalan.

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