- 1 1.1 (dignidad moral) honor (AmE) honour (BrE) un hombre de honor a man of honor, an honorable man no aceptó por una cuestión de honor she didn't accept as a matter of honor o principle sintió que su honor había sido mancillado he felt that his honor o good name had been sullied o besmirched [formal] defendió el honor de su familia [literary/literario] he defended the honor of his family en honor a la verdad to be truthful ¿te gustó su última novela? — en honor a la verdad, no did you like his last novel? — to be perfectly honest, no o to tell you the truth, no hacer algn honor a su fama or nombre to live up to one's reputation 1.2 [anticuado/dated] (virginidad) honor (AmE) honour (BrE) virtue
- 2 2.1 (privilegio) honor (AmE) honour (BrE) es un honor para mí aceptar el cargo it is an honor for me to accept the appointment tengo el honor de presentarles a nuestro conferenciante it is my honor o I have the honor to introduce our speaker [formal], it gives me great pleasure to introduce our speaker una cena en honor de … a dinner in honor of … me hizo el honor de recibirme he did me the honor of receiving me 2.2(honores mpl)(homenaje) honors* (pl) le rindieron or tributaron los honores correspondientes a su rango he was accorded the honors befitting his rank [formal] hacerle los honores a algo to do justice to sth
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.