cristiano

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cristiano(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (religious)
a. Christian
El mártir cristiano fue enterrado debajo de esta iglesia.The Christian martyr was buried under this church.
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
2. (religious)
a. Christian
Miles de cristianos viajan a Jerusalén cada año.Thousands of Christians visit Jerusalem every year.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(individual)
a. person
¿Quién es ese cristiano que está ondeando la bandera?Who's that person waving the flag?
b. anyone
Cualquier cristiano sabe que este es el mejor restaurante de tapas en la ciudad.Anyone knows that this is the best tapas restaurant in the city.
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cristiano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. Christian
2. (fam fig)
a.
hablar en cristianoto speak (proper) Spanish
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (general)
a. Christian
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cristianoa cristiana
adjective
1 (Religión) Christian
2
vino cristiano unwatered wine
(Religión) Christian
cristiano nuevo (Hist) converted Jew or Moor
cristiano viejo (Hist) Christian with no Jewish or Moorish blood
1 (persona) person
eso lo sabe cualquier cristiano anyone knows that; eso no hay cristiano que lo entienda that is beyond anyone's comprehension; no hay cristiano que lo sepa no one knows that; este cristiano yours truly (familiar)
2
hablar en cristiano (claramente) to talk sense; (en español) to speak Spanish
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