from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A native or inhabitant of Castile.
- n. The Spanish dialect of Castile.
- n. The standard literary and official form of Spanish, which is based on this dialect.
- adj. Of or relating to Castile or its people, language, or culture.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The main and official language of Spain, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, etc.
- n. A native of Castile.
- adj. Of, from, or relating to Castile.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An inhabitant or native of Castile, in Spain.
- n. The Spanish language as spoken in Castile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Castile (formerly written Castille), a former kingdom in the central part of Spain, now divided into the provinces of Old and New Castile.
- n. An inhabitant or a native of Castile.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the Spanish language as spoken in Castile
Sorry, no etymologies found.
That is, the woman holds onto the issue of racism to cover a big truth: she cannot write in Castilian Spanish, and even does not speak it well.
Model B is bilingual: the students study half of the subjects in Castilian, the other half in Basque.
With Model A, students receive the majority of their lessons in Castilian, and learn Basque as a separate subject.
Þere are a number of oþer languages which also have þe "th" spelling mainly for þe unvoiced version - Welsh and Albanian are þe two I am most familiar wiþ - þough in Castilian Spanish, "c" and "z" are often used for it, and in Turkmen, oddly enough, it is represented by þe Latin letter "s".
In a number of languages (including again Castilian Spanish) "d" generally represents þe voiced sound; in Albanian it is spelt "dh" and in Welsh "dd" (and in Fijian, apparently, "c").
I KNOW in Spain Castilian is THE model, all others are regional variations.
At length it parted, and a young man appeared, winged, booted like a cavalier, with sash and belt and plumed hat, and in Latin, Castilian, and Tagal recited a poem as extraordinary as his attire.
While awaiting the return of her almoner, the queen read the petition, which turned out to be a letter, composed in the best possible manner, and but for the desire I feel to make it intelligible to you, I should never have ventured to translate it; for I must beg you to understand, ladies, that the Castilian is better adapted than the French tongue to express the emotions of love.
"The man with the hair ----," I said one day, in describing a workman I wished summoned; and not for the moment recalling the Castilian for curly, I twirled my fingers in the air.
It is called Castilian something or other, and at the price it is unequalled for flavour and bouquet. '