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. Spanishnoun

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

  2. Spanish, Spanish peopleadjective

    the people of Spain

  3. Spanishadjective

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

    "Spanish music"

Wiktionary

  1. Spanishnoun

    People of Spain, collectively.

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

  2. Spanishnoun

    People of Hispanic origin.

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

  3. Spanishadjective

    Of or pertaining to Spain.

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

  4. Spanishadjective

    Of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain.

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

  5. Spanishadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Spanish language.

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

  6. Spanishnoun

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

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

  7. spanishverb

    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. Spanishadjective

    of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards

  2. Spanishnoun

    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.

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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

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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. Christian Adel Mirza:

    What they are signing is a letter of intent, though not a contract, which contains both their rights as well as their duties, they have to learn Spanish, and they have to retrain because they were captured young, before they could develop a career or a profession.

  2. France Dammel:

    Belgian experts are looking into the elements obtained during this inspection visit, together with Dutch, Italian and Spanish experts.

  3. Duane Chapman:

    A White boy, that doesn’t know Spanish, the cartel’s gonna grab him for the reward, so he’s not down there.

  4. Wade Davis:

    The fact that we have by far the largest ad sales force on the planet selling Spanish language media, the largest relationships with global advertisers and their agencies, will provide us huge advantages relative to global media companies.

  5. Alexander Zverev:

    I'm young, so I might as well stay on court and practise a little bit, it's the best, a five-set match. It is the first time Alexander Zverev has reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam and Alexander Zverev will face Austrian seventh seed Dominic Thiem, who beat Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-2 6-0 5-7 6-4. Nishikori took his only break point opportunity to claim the third set but Thiem, twice Roland Garros semi-finalist, regained control in the fourth. Former champion Novak Djokovic never looked in trouble as he booked a 12th quarter-final appearance in Paris with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Spanish veteran Fernando Verdasco. French Open runner-up Madison Keys advanced to the last eight without dropping a set, defeating Romania's Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 6-4. Up next for Keys is Kazakh Yulia Putintseva, who upset 26th seed Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4 6-3. American Stephens sprinted past Estonian Anett Kontaveit 6-2 6-0 to set up a potential semi-final meeting with Keys, whom Anett Kontaveit beat in last year's U.S. Open final. Highlights from day eight( all times GMT :. Play was suspended due to fading light, with Russian Daria Kasatkina leading 7-6( 5) 3-3 against second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki. Zverev's days of living dangerously go on. Roland Garros ready for' legendary' match against Zverev in Paris. Djokovic tames Verdasco to reach last eight. Italian Cecchinato upsets Goffin to reach last eight. American Stephens and Keys on collision course after overcoming French Open hump. Alexander Zverev rocks on by living on the edge. Keys enjoys Sunday stroll into French quarters. Djokovic douses Verdasco fire, unhappy with courts. Impressive Thiem downs Nishikori to set up Alexander Zverev clash. Serena and Sharapova ready to sharpen the edge. Impressive Putintseva stuns Czech Barbora Strycova 6-4 6-3 to reach Paris quarters. Italian Marco Cecchinato, who had never won a Grand Slam match before this week, beat eighth-seeded Belgian David Goffin 7-5 4-6 6-0 6-3 to reach Grand Slam first major quarter-final. At world number 72, Marco Cecchinato becomes the lowest-ranked man to reach the last eight in Paris since Latvian Ernests Gulbis( ranked 80) in 2008. He will next face 2016 champion Novak Djokovic for a place in the final four.

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