Translation of Breton in Spanish:

Breton

bretón, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈbrɛt(ə)n//ˈbrɛtn/

adjective

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    bretón

noun

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    (person)
    bretón masculine
    bretona feminine
    • It is said the collection of pirates included Spaniards, French, Bretons and Irish.
    • Many of the men in these advance parties were native Bretons familiar with the countryside and the people.
    • The Bretons even have their own language which is taught in schools and still spoken by many country-folk.
    • In some countries, national minorities have been almost completely integrated (e.g. Bretons in France).
    • In 1968 the Bretons, established a committee to research the development of the province.
    • The Bretons were reputed to be fickle and changeable, and were often reproached for the death of Arthur.
    • This is all driven by the head chef, a big, round Breton with a fanatical love for Vietnamese food.
    • But Brittany was a poor province and any Breton who wanted to get on learned French and left.
    • Most Bretons speak both French and Breton, a Celtic language related to Welsh and Cornish.
    • Threatened by a company of Bretons, the Sienese hired their own force of seven thousand mercenaries.
    • Again Breton may have to turn to the French government for the resources to make job cuts palatable.
    • In Wales, William Rufus appointed Hervé, a Breton, as bishop of Bangor in 1092.
    • Then, on the Norman left, the Bretons under Count Alan began to give way.
    • The wines of the Loire continued to be held in high regard, and not only by the Bretons.
    • In the years after the conquest, Normans, Flemings, Bretons, and other Frenchmen also took key posts.
    • Eventually, a sortie was made against them and the Bretons turned and ran.
    • His is a thesis that Celts, Bretons, and Galicians had more in common with one another than they did with their inland kin.
    • A few of the new landlords were Bretons and men from Flanders and Lorraine but most were Normans.
    • He fought a masterful defensive campaign, humiliating the French and Bretons.
    • Unlike the rest of France, the Bretons don't eat much cheese.
    • William's left, comprised of Bretons, broke in panic amidst rumours that the duke was slain.
    • Not all the new lords were Normans, but all came from the south, among them Bretons, Flemings, and Lotharingians.
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    (language)
    bretón masculine
    • Further west still, the peasantry spoke Breton, not French, and dressed in a distinctive local costume.
    • The author was a French citizen, resident in Brittany who wished to conduct the trial in Breton.
    • Regional languages and dialects such as Breton are still in use, and some are taught in regional schools.
    • Welsh, is a Celtic language belonging to the Brythonic group consisting of Breton, Welsh, and the extinct Cornish.
    • Many still spoke Breton, a Celtic language, as their native tongue.
    • First they wanted us to speak French, now they want us to speak Breton.
    • Around the periphery of the kingdom, the spoken languages included German, Italian, Dutch, and Breton.
    • Most Bretons speak both French and Breton, a Celtic language related to Welsh and Cornish.
    • There were substantial minorities who spoke a very different language: Breton, Flemish, German, Catalan, or Basque.
    • Speakers of Breton, Irish, and Welsh will now be able to use their languages more easily on the Web.
    • They were formed in 1987 performing Breton, medieval Irish, Latin and Greek compositions.
    • Within France itself, other spoken languages include Breton, Flemish, Spanish, and Catalan.
    • Largely the same can be said of another Celtic language, Breton.
    • These people were responsible for spreading a distinctive language, which has come down to us as Breton, and Gaelic.
    • It refers to a radio station in Brittany, France, that broadcasts only in Breton.
    • It was not exclusive, in that one could be both French and Breton.