leyenda

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /leˈʝenda/, [leˈʝẽn̪.d̪a]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /leˈʃenda/, [leˈʃẽn̪.d̪a]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /leˈʒenda/, [leˈʒẽn̪.d̪a]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin legenda, gerundive plural of legere (to read).

Noun[edit]

leyenda f (plural leyendas)

  1. legend, saga, traditional story
  2. life of a saint
  3. legend, idol (famous and admired person)
  4. legend, inscription (on a coin or medal)
  5. caption, footer (on a photo or illustration)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From leer.

Noun[edit]

leyenda f (plural leyendas)

  1. the act of reading
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