soldado

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish soldado

Noun[edit]

soldado (plural soldados or soldadoes)

  1. A soldier, in Spanish-speaking contexts.

Anagrams[edit]


Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish soldado

Noun[edit]

soldado

  1. soldier

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

soldado (accusative singular soldadon, plural soldadoj, accusative plural soldadojn)

  1. Misspelling of soldato.

Galician[edit]

Representation of soldiers, Retablo de Belvís, 14th century

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese soldado, corresponding to soldo (military salary) +‎ -ado. Perhaps a calque or imitation of Italian soldato, from the past participle of soldare, from soldo (money, military pay).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

soldado m (feminine singular soldada, masculine plural soldados, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. (archaic) salaried, hired
    • 1473, López Ferreiro, Antonio (ed.): Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 30:
      con o permiso do noso Rey lebantou a terra as santas hirmandades das cibdades e vilas pagando cada hua seys omes soldados de a cabalo para conter e acudir ao remedio de tantos males
      with the permission of our King, the Holly Brotherhoods of cities and towns raised the country, paying each one six hired mounted men for counter and solve so many wrongs

Noun[edit]

soldado m (plural soldados)

  1. soldier
    • c1596, anonymous, Diálogo de Alberte e Bieito:
      De soldados os camiños enpachados, furtando carros e bestas, queimando caniços e zestas
      Of soldiers the roads are stuffed, stealing carts and mares, burning wattles and baskets
    militar
  2. private

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese soldado (mended), from soldar (to weld; to mend)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

soldado m (feminine singular soldada, masculine plural soldados, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of soldar

Adjective[edit]

soldado m (feminine singular soldada, masculine plural soldados, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. soldered, welded
  2. (of bones) mended

References[edit]

  • soldado” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • soldado” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • soldado” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • soldado” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • soldado” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese soldado, corresponding to soldo (military salary) +‎ -ado. A calque or imitation of Italian soldato, from the past participle of soldare, from soldo (money, military pay)[1].

Compare Spanish soldado, Italian soldato, French soldat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

soldado m, f or m (see usage notes) (plural soldados, feminine soldada, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. (military) soldier (member of an army)
  2. (figurative) soldier; warrior (person who fights for a cause)
Usage notes[edit]

There are different approaches to the gender of this word:

  • soldado as an epicene noun: masculine when referring to a male soldier and feminine when referring to a female soldier;
  • soldado as a masculine noun, used for male and female soldiers;
  • soldado m for male soldiers and soldada f for female soldiers.
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: serdadu
  • Sinhalese: සොල්දාදුවා (soldāduwā)

Etymology 2[edit]

Past participle of soldar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

soldado m (feminine singular soldada, masculine plural soldados, feminine plural soldadas, comparable)

  1. soldered (joined together by soldering)

Verb[edit]

soldado (feminine singular soldada, masculine plural soldados, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of soldar

References[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

A derivative of sueldo (military salary) +‎ -ado; compare Portuguese soldado, Italian soldato, French soldat. A calque or imitation of Italian soldato, from the past participle of soldare, from soldo (money, military pay)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /solˈdado/, [sol̪ˈd̪aðo]
  • Hyphenation: sol‧da‧do

Noun[edit]

soldado m or f (plural soldados, feminine soldada, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. soldier
    Synonyms: milico, militar
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

soldado m (feminine singular soldada, masculine plural soldados, feminine plural soldadas)

  1. Masculine singular past participle of soldar.

References[edit]