alférez

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish alférez, from Andalusian Arabic الفَارِس(alfáris), from Classical Arabic الفَارِس(al-fāris). Doublet of ferz

Noun[edit]

alférez (plural alféreces)

  1. (military) In some Spanish-speaking countries, a junior-ranking officer in the military.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الفَارِس(alfáris), from Classical Arabic الفَارِس(al-fāris).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /alˈfeɾeθ/, [alˈfe.ɾeθ]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /alˈfeɾes/, [alˈfe.ɾes]

Noun[edit]

alférez m (plural alféreces)

  1. (military) second lieutenant, subaltern, ensign

Descendants[edit]

  • English: alferes
  • Italian: alfiere
  • Tagalog: alperes

Further reading[edit]