Afghan
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Usage note
This word may also begin with a lowercase letter in the sense shown in 4).
Afghan(
ahf
-
gahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (language)
a. el afgano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They spoke English at school, but communicated in Afghan at home.Hablaban inglés en la escuela, pero en casa se comunicaban en afgano.
2. (nationality)
a. el afgano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la afgana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Many Afghans fled the country to escape the fighting.Muchos afganos huyeron del país para escapar de los enfrentamientos.
3. (dog breed)
a. el afgano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la afgana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I met Jack most days in the park as he walked his Afghan.Me encontraba con Jack casi todos los días cuando llevaba su afgano de paseo.
4. (bedding)
a. la manta afgana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Afghans are usually crocheted in vivid colors.Las mantas afganas se suelen hacer de ganchillo con colores muy vivos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (of Afghan origin)
a. afgano
I worked with an Afghan guy in Germany.Trabajaba con un chico afgano en Alemania.
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Afghan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el afgano(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la afgano(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (dog)
a. el (galgo m) afgano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. afgano(a)
Afghan houndgalgo afgano
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Afghan [ˈæfɡæn]
adjective
afgano
noun
1 (person) afganoaafgana (m) (f);a afgana
2 (Ling) afgano (m)
3 (dog) perroaperra (m) (f) afganoaafgana;a perra a afgana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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