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. Gene Powell:

    We want to go back to 1724 when this site was originally built, and honor those people and those Spanish fathers who came here representing the country of Spain and representing the Catholic Church.

  2. Stephan Zimmermann:

    I am now looking across Europe to attract Spanish, Greek, Dutch companies to invest in Germany. That is working out for us ... though it is a lot of work to make it happen.

  3. Gwen Ragsdale:

    African-Americans were on the front lines of every way, from the Spanish-American War, throughout the Revolutionary war, the Civil War, both World Wars, Vietnam, we have paid our dues with our blood and our toil, so America owes African Americans much more than they are willing to acknowledge.

  4. Matteo Salvini:

    Spanish NGO, Spanish ship, Spanish port: The coherence and strength of Italy has paid off. We are no longer the refugee camp of Europe.

  5. Keara DeMaio:

    Keara DeMaio teaches seventh-grade math as well as technology for all grades. Interestingly, the students at Keara DeMaio school have the ability to switch classes as they would in-person. The staff as a whole created a schedule last week from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, were running classes and we made sure to include all the subject areas, all the core subject areas, as well as specials such as music and Spanish.So the kids actually had a schedule in front of them that they took home and they switched classes. Instead of switching in the regular classroom, they switched in Google Classroom. Some of us did it face to face with Zoom meeting and others communicated back and forth, either with Google Hangouts or using the comments section in Google Classroom. If Keara DeMaio school has faced any technological hurdles, its been working with students from large families. We have a family that has seven kids. So we said, how are they going to be ? If they had seven devices, which was unlikely, how would they all be on their Wi-Fi at home ?

Images & Illustrations of Spanish

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

Spanish#1#1772#10000

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