Translation of friar in Spanish:


fraile, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfraɪ(ə)r//ˈfrʌɪə/


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    fraile masculine
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    • the Augustinian/Black/Grey/White Friars los agustinos/dominicos / domínicos /franciscanos/carmelitas
    • When the first missionary friars arrived in what was then called New Spain, they decided to evangelize the indigenous peoples in their own languages.
    • At the height of the indulgence sale, Martin Luther, an Augustinian friar from Germany, traveled to Rome and was shocked by what he saw.
    • The foundation of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders of friars in the thirteenth century transformed the spiritual life of the Western Church.
    • Thomas Aquinas was a Dominican friar, and a theological giant.
    • It is possible that the panel was painted for a Franciscan friar - presumably someone of standing, or who had wealthy connections outside the convent.
    • Michael Robson analyzes the preaching and service of Dominican and Franciscan friars.
    • In the 1200's, members of new religious orders, called friars, began to work among the people.
    • ‘Who are they,’ Francis lamented towards the end of his life, ‘who have torn my order and my friars from my hands?’
    • As the prayer evolved, so did the congregation, grappling with an issue that Reamer says goes to the very core of his mission as a Franciscan friar.
    • A Franciscan friar, much of Bacon's life is obscure, but he was born in Somerset and probably studied at Oxford before teaching in Paris.
    • One document acknowledges an archdeacon's grant of the use of his books to a house of Franciscan friars, who were to keep the books when the donor died.
    • The Carmelite friars who made up the community in Leighlinbridge were Normans from the Carmelite Province of England where the two principal friaries were at Aylesford and Hulne.
    • While scholars had already located several copies of the other two, the Abbotsford House book is the only known translation by Osbern Bokenham, the Augustinian friar and poet.
    • The family came to prominence when Francesco della Rovere, a Franciscan friar from an obscure noble family based in the far-flung Marche region, became Pope in 1471.
    • Straub spent more than a year living with Franciscan friars working in impoverished areas all over the world, including India, Jamaica, and the United States.
    • The laity, however, reserved their deepest respect for the celibate, highly-educated Franciscan friars.
    • He was in early life a Dominican friar, but broke from his order and left Italy to avoid prosecution for heresy.
    • He was a man who was in training to wear the brown robe of a Franciscan friar.
    • Such language, even coming as it was from the mouth of a Dominican friar, was bound to get Savonarola in trouble.
    • There is a further reason for the insistence on Francis's garden that is worth considering, namely, that its presence might have helped Thomas to legitimize Francis's new order of friars.