See also: Franco, franco-, and Franco-

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Italian franco (French). Doublet of franc and frank.

NounEdit

franco (plural francos)

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

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Italian porto franco.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

franco (not comparable)

  1. with freightages paid by the sender

InflectionEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: prangko (postage stamp)

ReferencesEdit

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

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

  1. a French person

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GalicianEdit

 
Feira franca ("free market"), Pontevedra: a festival that re-enacts a medieval tax-free market

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin francus (Frankish), from Frankish *Franko (a Frank), from Proto-Germanic *frankô (javelin).

The adjectival forms, from Old French franc (free).

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NounEdit

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

  1. Frank
  2. (archaic) Frenchman
    Synonym: francés
  3. franc (former currency of France and other countries)
    • 1401, M. Lucas Alvarez; M. J. Justo Martín (eds.), Fontes documentais da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Pergameos da serie Bens do Arquivo Histórico Universitario (Anos 1237-1537). Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 276:
      uendo, segundo dito he, por doze francos d'ouro da moneda del rey de França
      I sell, as said, for twelve francs of gold, of the coinage of the king of France

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

  1. tax-free
    Synonym: exento
  2. free, unobstructed
    Synonym: libre
  3. sincere, true
    Synonym: sincelo
  4. (archaic) generous
    Synonym: xeneroso

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ReferencesEdit

  • franco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • franco” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • franco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • franco” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.



ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French franc.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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AdverbEdit

franco

  1. frankly

NounEdit

franco m (plural franchi)

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

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

francō

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French franc

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

NounEdit

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)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French franc, from Medieval Latin Francus (a Frank), from Frankish *Franko, from Proto-Germanic *frankô (literally spear, javelin).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɾanko/, [ˈfɾãŋ.ko]

NounEdit

franco m (plural francos)

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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