Argentine
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Usage note
Although it is a matter of continued debate, the use of "Argentine" and "Argentinean" in place of "Argentinian" as both an adjective and a nationality is widely accepted.
Argentine(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Argentinian origin)
a. argentino
I met an Argentine girl who is studying English at my school.Conocí a una chica argentina que está estudiando inglés en mi escuela.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (nationality)
a. el argentino
(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 argentina
(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).
There are two Argentines working in our local branch.Hay dos argentinos que trabajan en nuestra sucursal local.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(country)
a. la Argentina
(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).
The name "Argentine" is no longer used to refer to the country.El nombre "Argentine" ya no se usa para referirse al país.
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Argentine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el argentino(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 argentino(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. (old-fashioned)
a.
the Argentine(la) Argentina
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. argentino(a)
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Argentine [ˈɑːdʒəntaɪn]
adjective
argentino
noun
1 (person) argentinoaargentina (m) (f);a argentina
2
the Argentine la Argentina
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "Argentine"
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Argentine peso
peso argentino
Argentine Spanish
español de Argentina
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