Basque

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Basque(
bahsk
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (language)
a. el euskera
(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).
My friend Iñaki is from Bilbao and speaks Basque.Mi amigo Iñaki es de Bilbao y habla euskera.
b. el vasco
(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).
Basque is so unique that some people say the only way to learn it is from one's mother.El vasco es tan único que algunos dicen que la única forma de aprenderlo es de la mamá.
c. el vascuence
(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).
Basque is not derived from Latin.El vascuence no tiene las raíces en el latín.
2. (nationality)
a. el vasco
(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 vasca
(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).
Basques live in a region that spans both Spain and France.Los vascos viven en una región que abarca terreno en España y Francia.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Basque origin)
a. vasco
Chef Eneko Atxa plans to open a Basque restaurant in London.El Chef Eneko Atxa planea abrir un restaurante vasco en Londres.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (clothing)
a. el corpiño
(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).
My Basque grandmother always used to wear blue basques.Mi abuela vasca siempre usaba corpiños de color azul.
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Basque
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el vasco(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 vasco(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. (language)
a. el vasco m, vascuence
(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. vasco(a)
the Basque Countryel País Vasco, Euskadi
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Basque [bæsk]
adjective
vasco
noun
1 (person) vascoavasca (m) (f);a vasca
2 (Ling) euskera (m); vascuence (m)
modifier
the Basque Country (n) el País Vasco; Euskadi (f)
the Basque Provinces (n) las Vascongadas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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