Frances
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Frances(
frahn
-
sihs
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (name)
a. Francisca
Frances won first place in women's tennis in the tournament.Francisca ganó el primer lugar en el torneo de tenis femenino.
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francés
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francés(
frahn
-
sehs
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. French
No hablo mucho francés, pero sé suficiente para pedir en un resturante.I don't speak much French, but I know enough to order at a restaurant.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (nationality)
a. Frenchman (masculine)
Conocí a un francés en la apertura de la galería.I met a Frenchman at that gallery opening.
b. Frenchwoman (feminine)
Las francesas que he conocido saben mucho de moda.The Frenchwomen I've met know a lot about fashion.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of French origin)
a. French
Su esposa francesa es una pintora increíble.His French wife is an incredible painter.
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francés
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. French
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. Frenchman, Frenchwoman
los francesesthe French
marcharse o despedirse a la francesato leave without even saying goodbye
3. (lengua)
a. French
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francésesa francesa
adjective
French
a la francesa in the French manner; French style; the way the French do
despedirse a la francesa to leave without saying goodbye; take French leave
tortilla francesa plain omelette; French omelette
Frenchman/Frenchwoman
1 (Lingüística) French
2 (acto sexual) blow job (vulgar)
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