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Spanish Nicknames for Children and Family
Spanish Nicknames for Close Friends
means “dude, mate”
In Spain (especially in the Castilian Spanish of Spain, but not in Latin America), it’s extremely common to address your friends, who aren’t actually relatives by blood or marriage, as “tío” or “tía.” It’s analogous to calling someone “dude” or “mate” in English.