Galician
Pronunciation
  • enPR gə-lĭs'ē-ən, IPA: /ɡəˈlɪs.i.ən/, /ɡəˈlɪʃ.ən/
Adjective

Galician

  1. Of or pertaining to the region of Galicia in Iberia.
  2. Of or pertaining to the people of Galicia (in Iberia) or their culture.
    • 1999 [1882], Emilia Pardo Bazán, The Tribune of the People, (translated by Walter Borenstein), page 253
      The "entierro de la sardina," the burial of the sardine, is a Galician custom popular in many villages on Ash Wednesday.
  3. Of or pertaining to the Galician language.
Translations Translations
  • Italian: galliciano
  • Spanish: gallego
Translations
  • Italian: galliciano
  • Spanish: gallego
Noun

Galician

  1. (countable) A native or inhabitant of Galicia, a region of the northwestern Iberian peninsula.
    • 2000, Ethnologia Europaea 30 (2): 52
      The Portuguese claim that a Galician would never be generous, as a Portuguese would. On their side, the Galicians tell the story of the Portuguese who invites some Galicians to dinner and then gives his guests very little to eat.
  2. (uncountable) The language of Galicia; a Romance language spoken in the northwestern corner of the Iberian peninsula.
Synonyms Translations Translations Adjective

Galician

  1. Of or pertaining to the historical region of Galicia in Central Europe.
Translations
  • Russian: галицийский
Noun

Galician (plural Galicians)

  1. An inhabitant of Galicia, a region in Poland and Ukraine.



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