Dictionary.com

Catalan

[ kat-l-an, -uhn, kat-l-an ]
/ ˈkæt lˌæn, -ən, ˌkæt lˈæn /
Save This Word!

adjective

pertaining to Catalonia, its inhabitants, or their language.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Catalonia.
a Romance language closely related to Provençal, spoken in Catalonia, Valencia, the Balearic Islands, Andorra, southern France, and western Sardinia.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!

Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Catalan

1375–1425; late Middle English <Spanish
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for Catalan

British Dictionary definitions for Catalan

Catalan
/ (ˈkætəˌlæn, -lən) /

noun

a language of Catalonia, quite closely related to Spanish and Provençal, belonging to the Romance group of the Indo-European family
a native or inhabitant of Catalonia

adjective

denoting, relating to, or characteristic of Catalonia, its inhabitants, or their language
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK