Qué significa don?

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What is the English translaction of don in don José. I belive it is a term of respect???

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updated ABR 4, 2010
posted by theMax

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After a little research i found that it is also used as a show of great respect, younger people addressing their elders. Also used by anyone in reference to a persons status, as a lawyer, doctor, leader ect... i think it was used widely in the past, and not as much today..

updated ABR 4, 2010
posted by bill24
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Something like "Master" perhaps. He usually is the owner of something and employs people, by which he is called "Don whatever" He may also just be a community leader or a noble.

Oh and a woman is "Doña"

updated ABR 4, 2010
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posted by 003487d6
También, puede decir, tiene un don (like he has a gift for something, like a master, como ha dicho dandi).
sí tienes razón:)
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It is that.

updated ABR 4, 2010
posted by Delores--Lindsey