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Franco

Franco

See also: franco, franco-, and Franco-

English

Proper noun

Franco

  1. A male given name borrowed from Spanish or Italian, equivalent to Frank or Francis(cus).
  2. A surname of Spanish origin.
    1. notably refers to the long-ruling right-wing 20th century Spanish caudillo since the Spanish Civil War.

Dutch

Proper noun

Franco m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Frank or Francis(cus).
  2. A surname of Spanish origin.
    1. notably refers to the long-ruling right)wing 20th century Spanish caudillo since the Spanish Civil War

Italian

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Franco m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Frank.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Franco m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Frank
  2. A surname.

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Spanish

Proper noun

Franco m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Frank.
  2. A surname.

franco

franco

See also: Franco, franco-, and Franco-

English

Noun

franco (plural francos)

  1. The currency issued between 1805 and 1808 of Lucca in Tuscany, Italy.

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

Italian porto franco.

Adjective

franco (not comparable)

  1. with freightages paid by the sender

Inflection

Inflection of franco
uninflected franco
inflected franco
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial franco
indefinite m./f. sing. franco
n. sing. franco
plural franco
definite franco
partitive

References

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Esperanto

Noun

franco (accusative singular francon, plural francoj, accusative plural francojn)

  1. a French person

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Italian

Etymology

From Frankish frank “free”.

Pronunciation

Adjective

franco m (feminine singular franca, masculine plural franchi, feminine plural franche)

  1. frank, candid
  2. free (of duty)
    franchi tiratori
  3. Frankish

Adverb

franco

  1. frankly

Noun

franco m (plural franchi)

  1. Frank (Frankish person)
  2. franc (money)

Latin

Adjective

francō

  1. dative masculine singular of francus
  2. dative neuter singular of francus
  3. ablative masculine singular of francus

Portuguese

Adjective

franco m (feminine singular franca, masculine plural francos, feminine plural francas, comparable)

  1. Frankish (referring to the Franks)
  2. frank (bluntly honest)

Synonyms

Noun

franco m (plural francos)

  1. franc (former currency of France and Belgium)
  2. franc (any of several units of currency)
  3. Frank (one of the Franks)

Spanish

Etymology

From Germanic *frank (free, exempt), ultimately via Old French from Medieval Latin francus (from the ethonym Francus).

Noun

franco m (plural francos)

  1. franc (former currency of France and other countries)

Adjective

franco m (feminine singular franca, masculine plural francos, feminine plural francas)

  1. frank, candid
  2. generous, liberal, openhanded
  3. free, unimpeded, unencumbered
  4. exempt, free
  5. Frankish

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