argentino
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el argentino, la argentina(
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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).
1. (nationality)
a. Argentinian
Unos argentinos que conozco tienen un bar en el centro.Some Argentinians I know own a bar in the city center.
b. Argentinean
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Daniela es una argentina que vive en Madrid.Daniela is an Argentinean living in Madrid
c. Argentine
El coordinador del posgrado es un argentino.The postgraduate coordinator is an Argentine.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of Argentinian origin)
a. Argentinian
Mi maestra de español es argentina.My Spanish teacher is Argentinian.
b. Argentinean
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las empanadas argentinas son de mis comidas favoritas.Argentinean pasties are one of my favorite foods.
c. Argentine
El gobierno argentino emitirá billetes de mayor denominación.The Argentine government will issue higher denomination notes.
3. (resembling silver)
a. silvery
Este pintor aprecia mucho la luz argentina de la madrugada.This painter loves the silvery light of the early morning.
b. argentine
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Parecía un hada con su pelo argentino, su vestido largo y sus joyas brillantes.She looked like a fairy with her argentine hair, long dress, and glittering jewels.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(tinkling)
a. silvery
Me alegra escuchar la risa argentina de Mónica.It's good to hear Monica's silvery laughter.
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argentino
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. Argentinian
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argentino
adjective
silver; silvery
argentinoa argentina
adjective
Argentinian; Argentine
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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