gallant

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gallant(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (brave)
a. gallardo
Don Quixote saw himself as a gallant knight-errant.Don Quijote se veía a sí mismo como un gallardo caballero andante.
The story tells of a gallant band of adventurers.La historia habla de un grupo gallardo de aventureros.
b. valiente
The gallant musketeers rode out to defend the kingdom.Los valientes mosqueteros salieron a caballo a defender el reino.
c. noble
He made a gallant attempt to steer the ship off the rocks, but in vain.Hizo un noble intento de hacer que el barco no se diera contra las rocas, pero en vano.
2. (courteous)
a. galante
It was very gallant of him to help her with her suitcases.Fue muy galante de su parte ayudarla con sus maletas.
b. cortés
A gallant young gentleman gave up his seat for me.Un joven cortés me cedió su asiento.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(chivalrous man)
a. el gentilhombre
(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).
(M)
The street was full of gallants on horseback.La calle estaba llena de gentilhombres a caballo.
4.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(suitor)
a. el galán
(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).
(M)
Young ladies promenaded in the park on the arms of their gallants.Las señoritas se paseaban en el parque sobre los brazos de sus galanes.
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gallant
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (brave)
a. valiente, intrépido(a)
2. (attentive)
a. galante
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gallant
[ˈɡælənt]
adjective
1 (brave) [+warrior, officer] gallardo; [+effort] valiente; noble
2 (courteous) galante; cortés
[ɡəˈlænt]
noun
galán (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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