What does Spanish mean?

Definitions for Spanish
ˈspæn ɪʃSpan·ish

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Spanish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Spanish(noun)

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

  2. Spanish, Spanish people(adj)

    the people of Spain

  3. Spanish(adj)

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

    "Spanish music"

Wiktionary

  1. Spanish(Noun)

    People of Spain, collectively.

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

  2. Spanish(Noun)

    People of Hispanic origin.

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

  3. Spanish(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to Spain.

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

  4. Spanish(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain.

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

  5. Spanish(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Spanish language.

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

  6. Spanish(ProperNoun)

    A Romance language primarily spoken in Spain and in the Americas.

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

  7. spanish(Verb)

    To subject to spanishing, a printing process in which an ink is deposited on the bottoms and sides of depressions formed in a plastic material

    Etymology: From Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spanish(adj)

    of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards

  2. Spanish(noun)

    the language of Spain

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Spanish

    span′ish, adj. of or pertaining to Spain.—n. the language of Spain.—n. Span′iard, a native or citizen of Spain.—Spanish bayonet, any one of several species of yucca with straight sword-shaped leaves; Spanish broom, a hardy deciduous Mediterranean shrub with showy yellow fragrant flowers; Spanish chalk, a variety of talc; Spanish cress, a species of peppergrass; Spanish fly, a blister-beetle, a cantharid possessing a strong blistering principle, cantharidine: a preparation of cantharides used as a vesicant; Spanish fowl, a breed of the domestic hen—also White-faced black Spanish; Spanish grass, esparto; Spanish juice, extract of liquorice-root; Spanish Main, a name given to the north coast of South America from the Orinoco to Darien, and to the shores of the former Central American provinces of Spain contiguous to the Caribbean Sea—the name is often popularly applied to the Caribbean Sea itself: Spanish sheep, a merino; Spanish soap, Castile soap.—Walk Spanish, to be compelled to walk on tiptoe through being lifted up by the collar and the seat of the trousers—hence to proceed or act under compulsion.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Spanish' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2934

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Spanish' in Adjectives Frequency: #401

How to pronounce Spanish?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Spanish in sign language?

  1. spanish

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spanish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spanish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Spanish in a Sentence

  1. Dana Canedy:

    Ironically, the very first time the Prizes were presented was June 1917 — less than a year before the 1918 outbreak of the Spanish Flu pandemic, during this season of unprecedented uncertainty, one thing we know for sure is that journalism never stops.

  2. Edwin Weindorfer:

    We are lucky that we have a new Spanish star born and she's playing in our tournament. Absolutely couldn't have asked for more, we are very excited about it.

  3. Pedro Cabán:

    The United States opposition to Puerto Rican statehood has been based upon a racist concept, actually beginning with the idea of giving statehood to Spanish-speaking, brown skin Catholic foreigners, the fundamental opposition is based upon this notion of Puerto Ricans being other than.

  4. Bonnie Field:

    Spanish politics are now increasingly complicated and any governing formula is going to require lots of negotiations, and people being open to criticism.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    Yeah, I speak Spanish.

Images & Illustrations of Spanish

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

Spanish#1#1772#10000

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