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Translation of prostrate in Spanish:


/ˈprɑːstreɪt; ˈprɒstreɪt/
  • postrado he fell prostrate before the emperor se postró ante el emperador he was prostrate with exhaustion estaba postrado de cansancio she is prostrate with grief está totalmente abatida por la pena
    Example sentences
    • So many women would have been hysterical and prostrate with grief by this stage.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˈprɑːstreɪt; prɒˈstreɪt/
  • [illness] postrar the punch prostrated him el golpe lo tumbó

reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo

/ˈprɑːstreɪt; prɒˈstreɪt/
  • to prostrate oneself postrarse

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El Cid (from Arabic "sid" or "master") was the name given to Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (born Vivar, near Burgos, c1043). He is Spain's warrior hero, being brave and warlike but also loyal and fair. He grew up in the court of Fernando I of Castile and later fought against the Moors, earning the title, Campeador. He married Jimena, granddaughter of Alfonso VI, "the Wise." In 1089, after a disagreement with the king, he and his loyal retainers went into exile, recapturing Valencia from the Moors. He died in 1099 and his deeds are the subject of many oral accounts, the most complete being El Cantar del Mío Cid. His sword, La Tizona, is in a museum in Burgos.