KudoZ home » Latin to English » Other

scutifer

Advertisement

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
01:40 Oct 23, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: scutifer
scutifer regis
Steve Gray
Advertisement


Summary of answers provided
4 +1the King's shield bearerAlbert Golub
4shield-bearerSerge L


  

Answers


14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
shield-bearer


Explanation:
litt.: "the shield-bearer of the king".

A more modern translation could be: "esquire of the king".

HTH,

Serge L.


    Reference: http://www.royal.gov.uk/faq/honour2.htm
Serge L
Local time: 00:11
PRO pts in pair: 8
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
the King's shield bearer


Explanation:
regis =the king's
sucutifer comes from scutum= shield and fer comes from the verb to bear, carry
in french it's called an "écuyer"
good luck

Albert Golub
Local time: 00:11
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mariusz Rytel
1378 days
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)




Return to KudoZ list


KudoZ™ translation help
The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.



See also:



Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search