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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish flamenco, from Middle Dutch vlaminc (Fleming) (> Vlaming).

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flamenco (countable and uncountable, plural flamencos)

  1. (uncountable) A genre of folk music and dance native to Andalusia, in Spain.
    • 2010, Mike Marqusee, The Guardian, 5 Feb 2010:
      It's impossible to tell the story of flamenco without talking about Lorca, who found in it a source of inspiration in a lifelong political-cultural-sexual struggle against bourgeois philistinism.
  2. (countable) A song or dance performed in such a style.
    • 1977, Tennessee Williams, Vieux Carré, I.3:
      La Niña was so goddam terrific that after a month of singing with the vocal trio, she was singing solo and she was dancing a flamenco better'n a gypsy fireball!

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish flamenco, from Middle Dutch vlaminc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈflɑmeŋkːo/, [ˈflɑme̞ŋkːo̞], IPA(key): /ˈflɑmeŋko/, [ˈflɑme̞ŋko̞]
  • Hyphenation: fla‧men‧co

NounEdit

flamenco

  1. flamenco

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of flamenco (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative flamenco flamencot
genitive flamencon flamencojen
partitive flamencoa flamencoja
illative flamencoon flamencoihin
singular plural
nominative flamenco flamencot
accusative nom. flamenco flamencot
gen. flamencon
genitive flamencon flamencojen
partitive flamencoa flamencoja
inessive flamencossa flamencoissa
elative flamencosta flamencoista
illative flamencoon flamencoihin
adessive flamencolla flamencoilla
ablative flamencolta flamencoilta
allative flamencolle flamencoille
essive flamencona flamencoina
translative flamencoksi flamencoiksi
instructive flamencoin
abessive flamencotta flamencoitta
comitative flamencoineen

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flamenco m (plural flamencos)

  1. flamenco (music, dance)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch flaming.

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flamenco (feminine singular flamenca, masculine plural flamencos, feminine plural flamencas)

  1. Flemish
  2. (attributive) flamenco
  3. (colloquial) insolent, cheeky

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flamenco m (plural flamencos)

  1. flamingo (bird)
  2. flamenco (music)
  3. flamenco (dance)
  4. A Flemish person

flamenco m (uncountable)

  1. Flemish, the standard variety of Dutch used in Belgium.
  2. Flemish, a group of Dutch dialects spoken in Belgium.

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