See also: Espada

English edit

Etymology edit

Spanish espada

Noun edit

espada (plural espadas)

  1. (bullfighting) A matador.
    • 1891, The Living Age, volume 190, page 653:
      That first day taught me I could be an espada. The only doubt in my mind was in regard to the nature of the bulls.

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /esˈpada/, [esˈpa.ð̞a]
  • Rhymes: -ada
  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da

Noun edit

espada f (plural espades)

  1. sword

Derived terms edit

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Cebuano edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʔesˈpada/, [ʔɪs̪ˈpa.d̪ʌ]
  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da

Etymology 1 edit

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

Noun edit

espada (Badlit spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜉᜇ)

  1. a sword
  2. (euphemistic) the penis

Etymology 2 edit

After the appearance of its leaves.

Noun edit

espada (Badlit spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜉᜇ)

  1. the African spear (Sansevieria cylindrica)

Etymology 3 edit

Compare sili espada.

Noun edit

espada (Badlit spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜉᜇ)

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

French edit

Noun edit

espada m or f by sense (plural espadas)

  1. bullfighter

Galician edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /esˈpada/ [es̺ˈpa.ð̞ɐ]
  • Rhymes: -ada
  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da

Noun edit

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword

Derived terms edit

Ilocano edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish espada.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʔesˈpada/, [ʔesˈpa.da]
  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da

Noun edit

espada (Kur-itan spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜉᜇ)

  1. sword
    Synonym: kampilan

Kinaray-a edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish espada.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ʔesˈpada/, [ʔesˈpa.da]

Noun edit

espada

  1. sword

Occitan edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword
    Synonym: espasa

Old Spanish edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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 Galician-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-.

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Rhymes: -adɐ
  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da

Noun edit

espada f (plural espadas)

  1. sword
  2. (fencing) épée
  3. singular of espadas (spades) (one of the four suits of playing cards)

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Descendants edit

Spanish edit

 
Una espada ― A sword
 
Una espada ― An epee

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /esˈpada/ [esˈpa.ð̞a]
  • Rhymes: -ada
  • Syllabification: es‧pa‧da

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)

Noun edit

espada m or f by sense (plural espadas)

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

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

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

Descendants edit

Further reading edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: es‧pa‧da
  • IPA(key): /ʔesˈpada/, [ʔɛsˈpa.dɐ]

Noun edit

espada (Baybayin spelling ᜁᜐ᜔ᜉᜇ)

  1. sword
  2. (colloquial) swordplay
    Synonym: espadahan
  3. (card games) spade
  4. swordfish
    Synonyms: dugso, isdang-espada
  5. sword plant
  6. a kind of aquatic plant with fibrous roots
    Synonym: lanting

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See also edit

Spanish suits in Tagalog · barahang-kastila (layout · text)
       
espada kopas oros bastos

Further reading edit

  • espada”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018