alferes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Portuguese alferes, Spanish alférez, from Arabic الفَارِس(al-fāris, the knight), influenced in meaning by Latin aquilifer (standard-bearer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alferes (plural alferes)

  1. (obsolete) An ensign; a standard-bearer.

References[edit]

alferes in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay alperes, from Classical Malay alperes, from Portuguese alferes, from Arabic الفَارِس(al-fāris, knight).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

alferes (first-person possessive alferesku, second-person possessive alferesmu, third-person possessive alferesnya)

  1. (obsolete) ensign.

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الفَارِس(al-fāris, knight), with sense influenced by Latin aquilifer (standard-bearer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alferes m (plural alferes)

  1. ensign (military officer)
    Synonyms: porta-bandeira, porta-estandarte

Descendants[edit]

  • Malay: alperes, alferes
    Indonesian: alperes