castellano

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See also: Castellano

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish castellano.

Noun[edit]

castellano (plural castellanos)

  1. An ancient Spanish coin.
  2. An ancient Spanish unit of weight.

Further reading[edit]

  • castellano”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

castellano

  1. neuter of castellanu

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castellānus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

castellano (feminine castellana, masculine plural castellani, feminine plural castellane)

  1. (relational) castle

Noun[edit]

castellano m (plural castellani, feminine castellana)

  1. lord of a castle; castellan

Further reading[edit]

  • castellano1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • castellano2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /kasteˈʝano/, [kas.t̪eˈʝa.no]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /kasteˈʎano/, [kas.t̪eˈʎa.no]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /kasteˈʃano/, [kah.t̪eˈʃa.no]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /kasteˈʒano/, [kah.t̪eˈʒa.no]
  • Rhymes: -ano
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    From Latin Castellānus, from castellānus.

    Adjective[edit]

    castellano (feminine castellana, masculine plural castellanos, feminine plural castellanas)

    1. Castilian
    2. Spanish (referring to the language)
      Synonym: español

    Noun[edit]

    castellano m (plural castellanos, feminine castellana, feminine plural castellanas)

    1. Castilian (someone from Castile)

    Noun[edit]

    castellano m (uncountable)

    1. Castilian Spanish as opposed to other varieties of Spanish
    2. the Spanish language generally
      Synonym: español
    Usage notes[edit]

    In some countries, including Argentina and Peru, the language is usually called castellano, even though Argentinian Spanish is quite different from the Castilian variety. In other countries, including Mexico, the language is usually called español.

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    Etymology 2[edit]

    From Latin castellānus, from castellum.

    Noun[edit]

    castellano m (plural castellanos, feminine castellana, feminine plural castellanas)

    1. lord of a castle; castellan
    Related terms[edit]

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