espado

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French épéeItalian spadaSpanish espada.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espado (plural espadi)

  1. sword
    • Nehme Ehajj, "Adavane", in Rafael Nakhla S.J. (tr.), Kelka maestroverki dil moderna liriko Araba, 1926, 14.
      Prenez via espadi e via poniardi; adavane, adavane!
      Take your swords and your daggers; onwards, onwards!
    Synonym: glavo

Usage notes[edit]

Espado is used for the medieval weapon. Glavo is generally only used as a symbol or in a figurative sense, and not for the medieval weapon.

Derived terms[edit]