peninsular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From peninsula +‎ -ar, Latin paenīnsulāris.

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Adjective[edit]

peninsular (comparative more peninsular, superlative most peninsular)

  1. Of, pertaining to, resembling, or connected with a peninsula.
    The lakeside cottage was on a peninsular spit of land.
  2. Exhibiting a narrow provincialism; parochial.

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Noun[edit]

peninsular (plural peninsulars)

  1. One who inhabits a peninsula.
  2. Misspelling of peninsula.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin paenīnsulāris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

peninsular m or f (masculine and feminine plural peninsulars)

  1. peninsular (relating to a peninsula)

Noun[edit]

peninsular m or f by sense (plural peninsulars)

  1. peninsular (inhabitant of a peninsula)

Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

peninsular (not comparable)

  1. peninsular

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin paenīnsulāris.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
 

  • Hyphenation: pe‧nin‧su‧lar

Adjective[edit]

peninsular m or f (plural peninsulares)

  1. (geography) peninsular (of or relating to a peninsula)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French péninsulaire. By surface analysis, peninsulă +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

peninsular m or n (feminine singular peninsulară, masculine plural peninsulari, feminine and neuter plural peninsulare)

  1. peninsular

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin paenīnsulāris. By surface analysis, península +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peninsuˈlaɾ/ [pe.nĩn.suˈlaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: pe‧nin‧su‧lar

Adjective[edit]

peninsular m or f (masculine and feminine plural peninsulares)

  1. peninsular

Noun[edit]

peninsular m (plural peninsulares)

  1. (historical, Latin America, Philippines, obsolete) Spaniard born in the Iberian Peninsula who immigrated into the colonies of the Spanish Empire[1][2][3]
    Synonyms: español, castellano
    Coordinate terms: criollo, americano, insular, filipino, filipina

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nolasco, Clarita T. (September & December 1970), “The Creoles in Spanish Philippines”, in Far Eastern University Journal[1], volume 15, issue 1 & 2
  2. ^ Perdon, Renato (December 31, 2013), “Archived copy”, in The origin of Filipino[2], archived from the original on 2021-10-21
  3. ^ Pepito, Dr. Rodello ((Can we date this quote?)) Insulares: Spanish born in Insular areas[3]

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