Translation of layman in Spanish:
noun plural -men Pronunciation: / -mən /
- 1.1 (non-expert) See examples: a book written for the laymanwhich, in layman's terms, means …un libro dirigido al gran públicoun libro dirigido al lector lego or profano en la materia1.2 (Religion)lo que significa, en lenguaje más accesible, …laico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- Renditions from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries show a sequence of discrete scenes, including one in which monks and laymen are assembled before an imposing sculpted icon.
- The secular churches were prominent patrons, as were the leading individual laymen and ecclesiastics.
- In one story, a layman coming to pray at the church places a money offering at the foot of the cross.
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