montañés
montañés
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to the mountains)
a. mountain
Me fui de la ciudad y me mudé a un tranquilo pueblo montañés.I moved out of the city and went to live in a quiet mountain village.
b. highland
El aire montañés es fresco y puro.The highland air is fresh and pure.
2. (of Cantabrian origin)
a. Cantabrian
Mis amigos montañeses me invitaron a pasar el verano en Santander.My Cantabrian friends invited me to spend the summer in Santander.
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).
3. (inhabitant of the mountains)
a. highlander
Los montañeses bajaron a la ciudad para votar.The highlanders came down to the city to vote.
4. (person from Cantabria)
a. Cantabrian
Lucía se casó con un montañés y fue a vivir a Santander.Lucia married a Cantabrian and went to live in Santander.
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montañés
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (de la montaña)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pueblo montañésmountain village
2. (cántabro)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. of/from Cantabria
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (de la montaña)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
los montañesesthe people living in the mountains
4. (cántabro)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. person from Cantabria
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montañésesa montañesa
adjective
1 (de montaña) mountain; (de tierras altas) highland
2 (de Santander) of/from the Santander region
1 (gen) highlander
2 [de Santander] native/inhabitant of the Santander region
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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