alemán

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See also: aleman and Aleman

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French allemand, from Late Latin Alemannus from Proto-Germanic *Alamanniz.

Adjective[edit]

alemán m sg (feminine singular alemana, neuter singular alemano, masculine plural alemanes, feminine plural alemanes)

  1. German (of or pertaining to Germany)

Inflection[edit]

gend/num singular plural
masculine alemán alemanes
feminine alemana alemanes
neuter alemano -

Noun[edit]

alemán m sg (feminine singular alemana, masculine plural alemanes, feminine plural alemanes)

  1. a German (person)

Noun[edit]

alemán m (uncountable)

  1. German (language)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French allemand, from Late Latin Alemannus from Proto-Germanic *Alamanniz.

Adjective[edit]

alemán m (feminine singular alemá, masculine plural alemáns, feminine plural alemás)

  1. German (relating to Germany or to the German language)

Noun[edit]

alemán m (plural alemáns) (alemá f, alemás f pl)

  1. German (inhabitant of Germany or person of German descent)

Noun[edit]

alemán m (uncountable)

  1. German language

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French allemand, from Late Latin Alemannus, from Proto-Germanic *Alamanniz, most likely from the roots of all + man.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aleˈman/, [aleˈmãn]

Adjective[edit]

alemán (feminine singular alemana, masculine plural alemanes, feminine plural alemanas)

  1. German (relating to Germany or to the German language)
    Synonyms: germano, teutón (colloquial)
    Este carro alemán es rojo
    This German car is red.

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

alemán m (plural alemanes, feminine alemana, feminine plural alemanas)

  1. German (inhabitant of Germany or person of German descent)
    Synonym: teutón (colloquial)
    Esta mañana llegaron unos alemanes a Bogotá.
    This morning, some Germans arrived at Bogotá.

Noun[edit]

alemán m (uncountable)

  1. German (language)
    Synonym: alto alemán
    Llevo dos años aprendiendo alemán.
    I've been learning German for two years.

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