espada

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spatha (a type of sword), from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, broad blade).

Noun[edit]

espada f (plural espades)

  1. sword

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish espada, from Latin spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē).

Noun[edit]

espada

  1. a sword

Etymology 2[edit]

After the appearance of its leaves.

Noun[edit]

espada

  1. the African spear (Sansevieria cylindrica)

Etymology 3[edit]

Compare sili espada.

Noun[edit]

espada

  1. a long, thin, bright green chili closely resembling the cayenne and Basque Fryer peppers

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese espada, from Latin spatha (a type of sword), from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, broad blade).

Noun[edit]

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spatham, accusative of spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, blade).

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Noun[edit]

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword
    • between 1140 and 1207, Anonymous (or Per Abbat), Cantar de mío Cid 58:
      Myo çid Ruy diaz el que en buẽ ora çinxo eſpada
      My Cid, Ruy Díaz, who at a good time he girded himself with a sword (common epithet of the Cid)
    • ca. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario f. 64r.:
      De natura es fria & humida / Et fazen della mangos pora cuchiello & pora eſpadas
      It is cold and damp in nature, and they make handles for knives and swords out of it
    • ca. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario f. 103v.:
      la uertud dela figura de om̃e cauallero ſobre un leon, & que tenga en la mano dieſtra eſpada deſnuda, & en la ſinieſtra cabeça de om̃e
      the virtue of the figure of a knightly man riding a lion, with an unsheathed sword at his right hand and the head of a man at his left hand

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Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: espada

Portuguese[edit]

espada

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese espada, through prothesis from Latin spatha (a type of sword), from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē, broad blade), likely from Proto-Indo-European *sph₂-dʰ-.

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Noun[edit]

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword
  2. (fencing) épée

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Spanish[edit]

Una espada ― A sword
Una espada ― An epee

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish espada, from Latin spatham, accusative of spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈpada/, [esˈpaða]

Noun[edit]

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword (long-bladed weapon with a hilt)
  2. (usually in the plural) spade (playing card marked with the symbol ♠)
  3. (fencing) épée (fencing sword of a certain modern type)
  4. (heraldry) sword (the weapon used as a heraldic charge)

espada m or f (plural espadas)

  1. (bullfighting) matador (person whose aim is to kill the bull in a bullfight)

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Suits in Spanish · palos (layout · text)
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corazones diamantes picas tréboles
Spanish suits in Spanish · palos (layout · text)
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espadas copas oros bastos

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish espada, from Latin spatha, from Ancient Greek σπάθη (spáthē).

Noun[edit]

espada

  1. sword

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