español
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español(
ehs
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pah
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nyohl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (language)
a. Spanish
El español se habla en muchos países a través de cuatro continentes.Spanish is spoken in many countries across four continents.
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).
2. (nationality)
a. Spaniard
A muchos españoles les encanta el fútbol.Many Spaniards love soccer.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (of Spanish origin)
a. Spanish
No me gusta el cine español.I'm not fond of Spanish films.
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español
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. Spanish
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (persona)
a. Spaniard
los españolesthe Spanish, Spaniards
3. (lengua)
a. Spanish
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española española
adjective
Spanish
Spaniard
los españoles the Spaniards; the Spanish
(Lingüística) Spanish
español antiguo Old Spanish
español medieval Medieval Spanish
español moderno Modern Spanish
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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