knight
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knight(
nayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medieval soldier)
a. el caballero
(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).
Knights in the Middle Ages wore armor to protect themselves in battle.Los caballeros de la Edad Media usaban armaduras para protegerse en las batallas.
The knight knelt and pledged allegiance to the king.El caballero se arrodilló y juró fidelidad al rey.
2. (Sir) (United Kingdom)
a. el caballero
(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).
He was named a knight because of his service to the country.Fue nombrado caballero por su servicio al país.
3. (chess)
a. el caballo
(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).
Each of us had two knights at the beginning of the game.Cada uno de nosotros tenía dos caballos al inicio del juego.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to give the title of knight)
a. nombrar caballero
The queen knighted him for his services.La reina lo nombró caballero por sus servicios.
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knight
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person)
a. el caballero
(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).
2. (in chess)
a. el caballo
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (general)
a. ordenar caballero a
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knight [naɪt]
noun
(Hist) caballero (m); (Chess) caballo (m); (modern) (Britain) Sir (m); caballero de una orden
knight in shining armour príncipe (m) azul; Knight (of the Order) of the Garter (Britain) caballero (m) de la orden de la Jarretera
transitive verb
(Hist) armar caballero; (modern) (Britain) otorgar el título de Sir a;
modifier
knight errant (n) caballero (m) andante
Knight Templar (n) caballero (m) templario; templario (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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knight in shining armor
héroe salvador
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