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"Escudero" is a noun which is often translated as "squire", and "quijote" is a noun which is often translated as "idealist". Learn more about the difference between "escudero" and "quijote" below.
escudero(
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koo
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deh
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roh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (servant)
a. squire
En todas sus hazañas, el caballero iba siempre acompañado de su fiel escudero.The knight was always accompanied by his loyal squire in all his deeds.
2. (profession)
a. shield maker
Era el escudero más famoso en la Edad Media.He was the most famous shield maker in the Middle Ages.
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quijote(
kee
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hoh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dreamer)
a. idealist
El joven político es un quijote que sueña con un país sin delitos.The young politician is an idealist who dreams of a country with no crime.
b. do-gooder
Todos se aprovechan de Bruno porque es un quijote.Everybody takes advantage of Bruno because he's a do-gooder.
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