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criolla
-Creole
Feminine singularofcriollo(noun)
criolla
-Creole
Feminine singularofcriollo(adjective)

criollo

criollo(
kryoh
-
yoh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(of European descent)
a. Creole
Se dejó de contar el porcentaje de la población que es criollo hace muchos años en México.They stopped counting what percentage of the population was Creole many years ago in Mexico.
b. criollo
"Tienes que casarte con un español, no un criollo," le dijo el virrey a su hija."You must marry a Spaniard, not a criollo," said the viceroy to his daughter.
2. (from Latin America)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. Latin American
¿Eres criollo o eres europeo?Are you Latin American or European?
b. creole
Comimos una rica comida criolla en Caracas.We ate some delicious creole food in Caracas.
3. (linguistics)
a. Creole
Hoy en la clase de sintaxis hablamos de las lenguas criollas.Today in syntax class we talked about Creole languages.
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).
masculine or feminine noun
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(person of European descent in Latin America)
a. Creole
Aunque eran de sangre española, no se les permitía a los criollos ocupar puestos de gobierno.Even though they were of Spanish blood, the Creoles were not allowed to hold government positions.
b. criollo
Soy español, pero mi hermano, quien nació en Perú, es criollo.I'm a Spaniard, but my brother, who was born in Peru, is a Creole.
5. (born in Latin America)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. native (of Latin America)
Claro que Lalo es criollo. ¡Es de Guayaquil!Of course Lalo's a native. He's from Guayaquil!
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
6. (linguistics)
a. Creole
La gente mayor de la zona todavía habla criollo.The older generation in the area still speak Creole.
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criollo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (persona)
a. native to Latin America
2. (comida, lengua)
a. creole
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (persona)
a. person (black or white) born in Latin America
4. (idioma)
a. creole
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criolloa criolla
adjective
1 (Hist) Creole; (de origen español) of Spanish extraction
2 (Latinoamérica) (no extranjero) native; native to America
1 (Hist) Creole
2 (Latinoamérica) Peruvian/Colombian/Ecuadorean, etc; native of a particular Latin American country, as opposed to a foreigner
un español y dos criollos a Spaniard and two natives
3 (And) (cobarde) coward
(Lingüística) Creole
como dicen en criollo as they say in Latin America/Peru etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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