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liege

Pronunciation: /liːdʒ/

Translation of liege in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (lord) señor (masculine) feudal (as form of address/como título de cortesía) my liege [archaic] mi señor
    Example sentences
    • Master, how is my liege lord the retired Emperor today?
    • My liege, Lord Ivan may have, to some extent, the ability to read thoughts.
    • There was only one thing that it was truly concerned for and that was to kill and to destroy any individual that dared to come against his liege, the Dark Master.
  • 2 (vassal) vasallo, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • He took Angevin power to its zenith and made himself overlord of Ireland with a campaign in 1171, gaining the loyalty of important Irish rulers and establishing Normans as his lieges in Leinster.
    • But the sun would soon set on Japanese rule of the island and create uncertainty for Taiwanese like Tsao, who were taught to speak Japanese and think of themselves as lieges of the emperor.

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The language of the Basque Country and Navarre is euskera, spoken by around 750,000 people; in Spanish vasco or vascuence. It is also spelled euskara. Basque is unrelated to the Indo-European languages and its origins are unclear. Like Spain's other regional languages, Basque was banned under Franco. With the return of democracy, it became an official language alongside Spanish, in the regions where it is spoken. It is a compulsory school subject and is required for many official and administrative posts in the Basque Country. There is Basque language television and radio and a considerable number of books are published in Basque. See also lenguas cooficiales