Afro
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Afro(
ah
-
fro
)
A prefix is an affix that is added to the beginning of a word to create a new word with a different meaning (e.g. auto, pre).
prefix
1. (African)
a. afro
There are many interesting languages to study in the Afro-Asiatic territory.Hay muchas lenguas interesantes que estudiar en el territorio afroasiático.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to Africa)
a. afro
Timba emphasizes Afro musical elements even more than salsa tends to.La timba enfatiza los elementos musicales afro más que la salsa.
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Afro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el peinado (a lo) afro
(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).
2. (general)
a. afro
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Afro [ˈæfrəʊ]
noun
(also Afro hairstyle) peinado (m) afro
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afro
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afro
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (hairstyle)
a. afro
Seré calvo ahora, pero tenía un afro cuando estaba en la universidad.I might be bald now, but I had an afro when I was in college.
b. fro
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Guau! ¡Julia, ven acá! ¡Acabo de encontrar una foto vieja de papá cuando era joven y con afro!Wow! Julia, come here! I just found an old picture of Dad when he was young and had a fro!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to Africa)
a. Afro
En su nuevo libro, el autor examina los elementos afro en la cultura colombiana.In his new book, the author examines the Afro elements of Colombian culture.
b. African
La canción combina ritmos afro con melodías que te hacen pensar en Bach.The song combines African rhythms with melodies reminiscent of Bach.
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afro
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. afro
un peinado afroan afro (hairstyle)
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afro
adjective
Afro
peinado afro Afro hairstyle
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