Monday, October 22, 2007

Xesuita

jesuita.096_DancingJesuit03 (DRAE)

1. adj. Se dice del religioso de la Compañía de Jesús, fundada por San Ignacio de Loyola. U. t. c. s.

2. adj. coloq. Hipócrita, taimado. En algunos lugares de América, u. t. c. s.

Jesuit (Merriam-Webster D.)

Pronunciation:
\ˈje-zü-ət, -zhü- also -zyü-\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
New Latin Jesuita, from Late Latin Jesus
Date:
1548

1 : a member of the Roman Catholic Society of Jesus founded by St. Ignatius Loyola in 1534 and devoted to missionary and educational work

2 : one given to intrigue or equivocation
















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1 comment:

Antía said...

Xa se sabe...as segundas acepcións nunca foron boas.