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SPANISH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Spanish mean? 

SPANISH (noun)
  The noun SPANISH has 2 senses:

1. the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
2. the people of Spain

  Familiarity information: SPANISH used as a noun is rare.


SPANISH (adjective)
  The adjective SPANISH has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain

  Familiarity information: SPANISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SPANISH (noun)


Sense 1Spanish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("Spanish" is a kind of...):

Latinian language; Romance; Romance language (the group of languages derived from Latin)

Domain member category:

feria ((in Spanish speaking regions) a local festival or fair, usually in honor of some patron saint)

El Nino (the Christ child)

Don (a Spanish gentleman or nobleman)

Senorita (a Spanish title or form of address used to or of an unmarried girl or woman; similar to the English 'Miss')

Senora (a Spanish title or form of address for a married woman; similar to the English 'Mrs' or 'madam')

Senor (a Spanish title or form of address for a man; similar to the English 'Mr' or 'sir')

Dona (a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for a woman)

Don (a Spanish courtesy title or form of address for men that is prefixed to the forename)

Domain region:

Espana; Kingdom of Spain; Spain (a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Spanish"):

Castilian (the Spanish language as spoken in Castile)

Judeo-Spanish; Ladino (the Spanish dialect spoken by Sephardic Jews but written in the Hebrew script)

Mexican Spanish (the dialect of Spanish spoken in Mexico)


Sense 2Spanish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The people of Spain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Spanish people; Spanish

Hypernyms ("Spanish" is a kind of...):

country; land; nation (the people who live in a nation or country)


SPANISH (adjective)


Sense 1Spanish [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

Spanish music

Pertainym:

Spain (a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power)


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