castaña

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See also: castana, Castana, and castană

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castanea.

Noun[edit]

castaña f (plural castañes)

  1. chestnut (nut of the chestnut tree)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese castanna, from Latin castanea, from Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastáneia).

Noun[edit]

castaña f (plural castañas)

  1. chestnut

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish castanna, from Latin castanea, from Ancient Greek καστάνεια (kastáneia).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kasˈtaɲa/, [kasˈt̪aɲa]

Noun[edit]

castaña f (plural castañas)

  1. chestnut
  2. (colloquial) strike, wallop (hard hit)
  3. bun, chignon (haircut)
  4. (colloquial) piss-up
  5. (colloquial) yawn (boring thing)
  6. (colloquial) piece of junk
  7. (colloquial) year (used in talking about ages)
    Tiene 40 castañas
    He's 40 (years old)

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Adjective[edit]

castaña

  1. feminine singular of castaño

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