lego
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lego(
leh
-
goh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without religion)
a. lay
Dejó de creer en la religión y se volvió lego.He stopped believing in religion and became lay.
b. secular
Las instituciones gubernamentales son legas.Government institutions are secular.
2. (unknowing)
a. ignorant
Me considero lego en cuestiones de literatura.I consider myself ignorant in literature matters.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (person with no religion)
a. layperson
Los legos tuvieron una discusión con un grupo religioso.The laypeople had an argument with a religious group.
b. layman (masculine)
Este descubrimiento lo hizo un lego.This finding was made by a layman.
c. laywoman (feminine)
Alejandra es una lega que no cree en la fe.Alejandra is a laywoman who doesn't believe in faith.
4. (religion)
a. lay brother (masculine)
El lego nunca llegará a ser sacerdote.The lay brother will never be a priest.
b. lay sister (feminine)
La lega dirige la cocina del convento.The lay sister runs the convent's kitchen.
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lego
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (profano, laico)
a. lay
2. (ignorante)
a. ignorant
ser lego ento know nothing about
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (profano)
a. layman, laywoman
4. (ignorante)
a. ignorant person
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legoa lega
adjective
1 (Religión) [+hermano, predicador] lay
2 (ignorante) ignorant; uninformed
1 (Religión) lay brother/lay sister
los legos the laity
2 (desconocedor) layman/laywoman; layperson
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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