tejano

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled “texano” in the senses shown in 1 and 3.
tejano(
teh
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hah
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noh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (of Texan origin)
a. Texan
El gobernador tejano mostró su apoyo al candidato republicano.The Texan governor showed his support for the Republican candidate.
2. (clothing)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. denim
Los vaqueros vestían pantalones tejanos y camisas de algodón.The cowboys were wearing denim jeans and cotton shirts.
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
3. (native or inhabitant of Texas)
a. Texan
Muchos tejanos coinciden en que hay que incrementar el control en la frontera.Many Texans agree that stronger border controls are needed.
4. (hat)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. cowboy hat
En aquella película, Harpo llevaba un enorme tejano en la cabeza.Harpo wore a huge cowboy hat in that movie.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (pants)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. jeans
Me quité el tejano y me puse pantalones cortos.I took off my jeans and put on shorts.
tejanos
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (pants)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. jeans
David siempre llevaba tejanos azules y botas de cuero marrones.David always wore blue jeans and brown leather boots.
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tejano
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (de texas)
a. Texan
2. (tela)
a. denim
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
3. (persona)
a. Texan
tejanoa tejana
adjective
Texan
tejanos (vaqueros) jeans; denims
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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