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alabardero

English translation: halberdier

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Spanish term or phrase:alabardero
English translation:halberdier
Entered by: Aida González del Álamo
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18:58 Jul 10, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: alabardero
solo eso un alabardero del ejercito español del siglo XVII, mas o menos
Aida González del Álamo
Spain
Local time: 08:41
halberdier
Explanation:
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2003-07-10 19:08:26 (GMT)
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alabardero, m. 1. halberdier
Simon & Schuster\'s Bilingual Dictionary©

halberdier 1. one who is armed with a halberd.
http://www.thesaurus-dictionary.com/files/h/a/l/halberdier.h...

alabarda, f. (mil.) halberd

hal·berd
Variant(s): also hal·bert /-b&rt/
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French hallebarde, from Middle High German helmbarte, from helm handle (from Old High German helmo) + barte ax, from Old High German barta; akin to Old High German bart beard -- more at HELM, BEARD
Date: 15th century
: a weapon especially of the 15th and 16th centuries consisting typically of a battle-ax and pike mounted on a handle about six feet long
Merriam-Webster\'s Dictionary©

alabardero.
1. m. Soldado armado de alabarda.
2. m. Soldado del cuerpo especial de infantería, que da guardia de honor a los reyes de España y cuya arma distintiva es la alabarda.
Real Academia Española © Todos los derechos reservados

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Note added at 2003-07-14 16:21:59 (GMT) Post-grading
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Gracias a ti, aida.
Buena suerte en tu traducción.
Saludos cordiales,
Oso ¶:^)
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xxxOso
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halberdier


Explanation:
Buena suerte y saludos del Oso ¶:^)

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Note added at 2003-07-10 19:08:26 (GMT)
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alabardero, m. 1. halberdier
Simon & Schuster\'s Bilingual Dictionary©

halberdier 1. one who is armed with a halberd.
http://www.thesaurus-dictionary.com/files/h/a/l/halberdier.h...

alabarda, f. (mil.) halberd

hal·berd
Variant(s): also hal·bert /-b&rt/
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French hallebarde, from Middle High German helmbarte, from helm handle (from Old High German helmo) + barte ax, from Old High German barta; akin to Old High German bart beard -- more at HELM, BEARD
Date: 15th century
: a weapon especially of the 15th and 16th centuries consisting typically of a battle-ax and pike mounted on a handle about six feet long
Merriam-Webster\'s Dictionary©

alabardero.
1. m. Soldado armado de alabarda.
2. m. Soldado del cuerpo especial de infantería, que da guardia de honor a los reyes de España y cuya arma distintiva es la alabarda.
Real Academia Española © Todos los derechos reservados

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Note added at 2003-07-14 16:21:59 (GMT) Post-grading
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Gracias a ti, aida.
Buena suerte en tu traducción.
Saludos cordiales,
Oso ¶:^)

xxxOso
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 3064
Grading comment
gracias

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Baldwin
22 mins
  -> Muchas gracias, Patricia ¡Saludos cordiales! ¶:^)

agree  Edwal Rospigliosi: de acuerdo a mi diccionario también
26 mins
  -> Gracias por confirmarlo, Edwal ¶:^)

agree  Ruben Berrozpe: A funny reference: classic RPG Rolemaster says 'halbard' for 'alabarda'. Though, 'halberdier' is the term in my dictionary, too.
12 hrs
  -> Hola Ruben, gracias mil ¶:^)

agree  Ramon Somoza
1 day1 hr
  -> Muchas gracias, Ramón ¶:^)
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