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English translation: phylactery

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Spanish term or phrase:filacteria
English translation:phylactery
Entered by: Aida González del Álamo
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17:37 Jun 29, 2003
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Spanish term or phrase: filacteria
san gabriel lleva en la mano la filacteria y un pergamino en latín.
lo he encontrado en textos biblicos en latín, podría dejarlo?
Muchisimas gracias
Aida González del Álamo
Spain
Local time: 15:37
phylactery
Explanation:
def.

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Note added at 2003-06-29 17:39:25 (GMT)
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Main Entry: phy·lac·tery
Pronunciation: f&-\'lak-t(&-)rE
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ter·ies
Etymology: Middle English philaterie, from Medieval Latin philaterium, alteration of Late Latin phylacterium, from Greek phylaktErion amulet, phylactery, from phylassein to guard, from phylak-, phylax guard
Date: 14th century
1 : either of two small square leather boxes containing slips inscribed with scriptural passages and traditionally worn on the left arm and on the head by Jewish men during morning weekday prayers
2 : AMULET
[phylactery illustration]
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William Stein
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Local time: 07:37
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that´s it!!! thanks so much
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phylactery


Explanation:
def.

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Note added at 2003-06-29 17:39:25 (GMT)
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Main Entry: phy·lac·tery
Pronunciation: f&-\'lak-t(&-)rE
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ter·ies
Etymology: Middle English philaterie, from Medieval Latin philaterium, alteration of Late Latin phylacterium, from Greek phylaktErion amulet, phylactery, from phylassein to guard, from phylak-, phylax guard
Date: 14th century
1 : either of two small square leather boxes containing slips inscribed with scriptural passages and traditionally worn on the left arm and on the head by Jewish men during morning weekday prayers
2 : AMULET
[phylactery illustration]

William Stein
Costa Rica
Local time: 07:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1214
Grading comment
that´s it!!! thanks so much

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