franco

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian franco "French"

Noun[edit]

franco (plural francos)

  1. The currency issued between 1805 and 1808 of Lucca in Tuscany, Italy.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian porto franco.

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Adjective[edit]

franco (not comparable)

  1. with freightages paid by the destinatary

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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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Noun[edit]

franco (plural francoj, accusative singular francon, accusative plural francojn)

  1. a French person

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Frankish frank “free”.

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Adjective[edit]

franco m (feminine franca, masculine plural franchi, feminine plural franche)

  1. frank, candid
  2. free (of duty)
    franchi tiratori
  3. Frankish

Adverb[edit]

franco

  1. frankly

Noun[edit]

franco m (plural franchi)

  1. Frank (Frankish person)
  2. franc (money)

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

francō

  1. dative masculine singular of francus
  2. dative neuter singular of francus
  3. ablative masculine singular of francus

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

franco m (feminine franca plural francos feminine plural francas; comparable)

  1. Frankish (referring to the Franks)
  2. frank (bluntly honest)

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Noun[edit]

franco m (plural francos)

  1. franc (former currency of France and Belgium)
  2. franc (any of several units of currency)
  3. Frank (one of the Franks)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic *frank (free, exempt), ultimately via Old French from Medieval Latin francus (from the ethonym Francus).

Noun[edit]

franco m (plural francos)

  1. franc (former currency of France and other cvoutries)

Adjective[edit]

franco m (feminine franca, masculine plural francos, feminine plural francas)

  1. frank, candid
  2. generous, liberal, openhanded
  3. free, unimpeded, unencumbered
  4. exempt, free
  5. Frankish

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