fealty
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fealty(
fil
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ti
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (faithfulness to one's king or feudal lord)
a. el vasallaje
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After their defeat on the battlefield, the rulers of the city offered their fealty to the victorious prince.Tras su derrota en el campo de batalla, los gobernantes de la ciudad le ofrecieron su vasallaje al príncipe victorioso.
The knights swore fealty to their lord.Los caballeros le juraron vasallaje a su señor.
b. la lealtad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The baron showed fealty to his king by taking an oath of allegience.El barón le demonstró lealtad a su rey por hacer un juramento de fidelidad.
c. la fidelidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Kneeling before a lord was an act of fealty.Arrodillarse delante de un señor era un acto de fidelidad.
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fealty [ˈfiːəltɪ]
noun
(Hist) lealtad (f) (feudal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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