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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of Basque origin)
a. Basque
Portugalete es una pequeña ciudad situada en la provincia vasca de Vizcaya.Portugalete is a small city situated in the Basque province of Biscay.
Descubrimos un restaurante vasco que prepara un bacalao excelente.We found a Basque restaurant that does an excellent cod dish.
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. (person)
a. Basque
Xabi es un vasco de España mientras que Estebe es un vasco de Francia.Xabi is a Basque from Spain, while Estebe is a Basque from France.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (language)
a. Euskera
Aprendí a hablar vasco cuando vivi en Bilbao.I learned to speak Euskera when I lived in Bilbao.
b. Basque
Mi amigo es de Navarra y habla castellano y vasco.My friend is from Navarre and speaks Spanish and Basque.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. Basque
2. (lengua)
a. Basque
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a. Basque
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vascoa vasca
los vascos the Basques
(Lingüística) Basque
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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