Spanish Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈspæn.ɪʃ/
belonging to or ​relating to Spain, ​itspeople, or ​itslanguage: Are you Spanish? Spanish ​literature I ​met a Spanish ​person/some Spanish ​peopleyesterday. Spanish ​customs/​food/​people

Spanishnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈspæn.ɪʃ/
the ​mainlanguagespoken in Spain, most ​Latin American ​countries, and some other ​countries: Do you ​speak Spanish?
(Definition of Spanish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Spanish”
in Arabic أسباني…
in Korean 스페인의…
in Portuguese espanhol…
in Catalan espanyol, castellà…
in Japanese スペインの, スペイン人の, スペイン語の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 西班牙的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西班牙的…
in Italian spagnolo…
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