vuesa merced

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vuesa, shortened form of vuestra (your) + merced (mercy)

Pronoun[edit]

vuesa merced

  1. (archaic, formal) your grace; your mercy; you

Usage notes[edit]

Like the modern equivalent usted and the English equivalent your grace, the pronoun vuesa merced is formal and semantically second person, but grammatically third person.