Translation of obeisance in Spanish:

obeisance

Pronunciation: /əʊˈbeɪsns/

n

  • 1.1 u (homage) [formal] homenaje (m) to make o pay obeisance to sb/sth rendir* or tributar homenaje a algn/algo
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    • Temple bells chimed as men in flowing kurtas and multicoloured turbans and bejewelled women in vivid pinks and purples paid obeisance to their guru, Baba Gulabgir.
    • The more timid paid obeisance to the policies of the founders, but they also snippily noted that ‘their views were necessarily limited.’
    • Infact Shiva's devotee, Sudheet approached Uma to pay his respectful obeisance.
    1.2 c u (bow) [archaic/arcaico] reverencia (f)
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    • The slaves collapsed into reverential obeisances as the angelic flight passed overhead.
    • Many stories have come down to us of her cruelty: for example, that she had two serfs sent to Siberia for having failed to make their obeisances to her as she passed - because they did not see her.
    • I offer repeated obeisances unto Lord Krishna, who is the protector and well-wisher of the cows and the brahmanas.

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