Galician
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Galician
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (language)
a. el gallego
(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).
It was forbidden to speak Galician in public during the time Franco was in power.Durante el franquismo, estaba prohibido hablar gallego en público.
2. (person from Galicia)
a. el gallego
(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 gallega
(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).
One of the students on my course was a Galician from Pontevedra.Uno de los estudiantes de mi curso era un gallego de Pontevedra.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Galician origin)
a. gallego
Have you tried that new Galician restaurant in town?¿Probaste ese nuevo restaurante gallego del centro?
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Galician [ɡəˈlɪʃɪən]
adjective
gallego
noun
1 (person) gallegoagallega (m) (f);a gallega
2 (Ling) gallego (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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