- 1.1 (word, phrase) galicismo (m)More example sentences1.2 (custom) afrancesamiento (m)
- The term ‘finance’ originated with the Old French finer (to end or settle, applied to indebtedness) and crept into other Romance languages as a Gallicism and into English via the Middle English ‘finance.’
- One of the reasons given by Sprache in ‘der Politik’ for replacing Anglo-Americanisms with Gallicisms is that German already has lots of French words that could be used more often.
- Well may he be said to follow the French Translator blindly; and less is the wonder that he adopts his Gallicisms where he happens to understand him.
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Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...