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Creole

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Usage note
This word may begin with a lowercase letter in the senses shown in 1), 5), 6), 7), and 8).
Creole(
kri
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (a creolized language that is the native language of a speech community)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
My mom spoke Portuguese creole with us, but my dad spoke only French.Mi mamá nos hablaba en criollo portugués, pero my papa solo nos hablaba en francés.
2. (Haitian Creole language)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
Though the majority of the population speaks Creole, schools in Haiti use French.A pesar de que la mayoría de la población habla criollo, en las escuelas de Haití se enseña en francés.
3. (Louisiana Creole language)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
A lot of people in this part of Louisiana speak Creole.Mucha gente de esta parte de Louisiana habla criollo.
4. (person of French descent born in Louisiana)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
, la criolla
(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).
(F)
Zydeco is perhaps the most important musical contribution of the Creoles.El zydeco es quizás la contribución musical de mayor importancia de los criollos.
5. (person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
, la criolla
(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).
(F)
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
The South American Creoles of the upper class led the process of independence of the Spanish colonies.Los criollos suramericanos de la clase alta lideraron el proceso de independencia de las colonias españolas.
6. (person of African American and French or Spanish descent)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
, la criolla
(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).
(F)
The majority of the population in these islands are blacks and creoles.La mayoría de los pobladores de estas islas son negros y criollos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
7. (of creole origin)
a. crillo
Many creole languages are spoken in the Caribbean.Muchas lenguas criollas se hablan en el Caribe.
8. (of Creole origin)
a. criollo
Crawfish is a popular ingredient in Creole cooking.El cangrejo de río es un ingrediente popular en la cocina criolla.
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Creole
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el criollo
(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).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. criollo(a)
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Creole [ˈkriːəʊl]
adjective
criollo
noun
1 (person) criolloacriolla (m) (f);a criolla
2 (Ling) lengua (f) criolla
She begins speaking in the Creole of Haiti
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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