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"El embajador"

Translation:The ambassador

November 28, 2014

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/qiu28p

I wrote, :"La embajadora" - cannot ambassadors be women? In the same way that police can be men.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ymeagain

Did 'embajador' derive from 'bajo/a'? Do ambassadors have to be 'short' or 'under' something or maybe 'softly spoken'?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/abs1973

Embajador derives from the word embajada (embassy), which comes from the ancient occitan word ambaissada, which comes from the latin word ambactia which ultimately comes from the gaulish word ambactus, 'server'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ymeagain

Thank you for that, abs1973. An Oxford Dictionary of English also suggests that ambassador derives from ambactus but says that is a Latin term, meaning "servant".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/The.Other.Caleb

Los embajadores del Supreme Chancellor han llegado....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RSvanKeure

Audio sounds like "endajador".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenBlakeDavies

Embajador, eres nos mimando!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidGottl11

If this is a consular ship, ¿dónde está el embajador?

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