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EtymologyEdit

Spanish alcalde, from Arabic اَلْقَاضِي (al-qāḍī, judge). See qadi.

NounEdit

alcalde (plural alcaldes)

 
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  1. In Spain or Latin America, a municipal magistrate who has both judicial and administrative functions.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

alcalde m, f (plural alcaldes)

  1. mayor

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Classical NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish alcalde, from Andalusian Arabic اَلْقَاضِي (al-qāḍī), from Arabic قَاضٍ (qāḍin, judge).

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NounEdit

alcalde (animate, plural alcaldesmeh)

  1. A municipal judge or member of the cabildo.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Alonso de Molina (1571) Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

alcalde m (plural alcaldes, feminine alcaldesa, feminine plural alcaldesas)

  1. mayor (leader of a city)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic اَلْقَاضِي (al-qāḍī, judge).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈkalde/, [alˈkal̪d̪e]

NounEdit

alcalde m (plural alcaldes, feminine alcaldesa, feminine plural alcaldesas)

  1. mayor
  2. (Spain, Southwestern US) an official such as an administrator, mayor, or judge

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