Greek
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Greek(
grik
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (language)
a. el griego
(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).
We studied some Greek before our trip to Athens.Estudiamos un poco de griego antes del viaje a Atenas.
2. (nationality)
a. el griego
(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 griega
(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).
Greeks have a tradition of breaking plates at weddings.Los griegos tienen la tradición de romper platos en las bodas.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(something incomprehensible)
a. el chino
(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).
I haven't a clue what he's saying. It's all Greek to me.No tengo ni idea de lo que está diciendo. A mí me suena a chino.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (of Greek origin)
a. griego
Have you tried this new Greek yogurt?¿Has probado este nuevo yogur griego?
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Greek
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el griego(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 griego(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 griego
(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).
modern Greekgriego moderno
3. (colloquial)
a.
it's all Greek to meme suena a chino
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (general)
a. griego(a)
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Greek [ɡriːk]
adjective
griego
noun
1 (person) griegoagriega (m) (f);a griega
2 (Ling) griego (m)
ancient Greek griego (m) antiguo
it's all Greek to me para mí es chino; no entiendo ni palabra
modifier
Greek Orthodox Church (n) Iglesia (f) Ortodoxa griega
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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