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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish hidalgo.

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hidalgo (plural hidalgos or hidalgoes)

  1. A member of the Spanish nobility, especially one without a title.
    • 1889: W. S. Gilbert, The Gondoliers, Act I
      The young man seems to entertain but an imperfect appreciation of the respect due from a menial to a Castilian hidalgo.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish hidalgo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hidalgo m (plural hidalgos)

  1. hidalgo

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SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Shortened from hijo de algo; see hijodalgo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /iˈdalɡo/, [iˈðalɡo]

AdjectiveEdit

hidalgo (feminine singular hidalga, masculine plural hidalgos, feminine plural hidalgas)

  1. noble

NounEdit

hidalgo m (plural hidalgos, feminine hidalga, feminine plural hidalgas)

  1. noble, nobleman
    • 1605, Miguel de Cervantes, El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha, Primera parte, Capítulo I
      En un lugar de la Mancha, de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme, no ha mucho tiempo que vivía un hidalgo de los de lanza en astillero, adarga antigua, rocín flaco y galgo corredor.
      In a village of La Mancha, of whose name I don't want to remember, lived, not long ago, a nobleman, of the type with a lance on the rack, an antique rondache, a meagre horse and a hunting hound.

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