In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(non-expert)a book written for the layman — un libro dirigido al lector lego / profano en la materia
- which, in layman's terms, means ... — lo que significa, en lenguaje más accesible, ...
2Religionseglarlaico masculinelaica feminine
- Almost immediately, the producers surrendered, agreeing to a strict enforcement of the Code under the administration of a prominent Catholic layman.
- In one story, a layman coming to pray at the church places a money offering at the foot of the cross.
- The priests, pastors, and laymen of this religion are the people of America.
- A leading layman in the Presbyterian Church, he held for years the post of honorary director of the Union Theological Seminary.
- Renditions from the twelfth and thirteenth centuries show a sequence of discrete scenes, including one in which monks and laymen are assembled before an imposing sculpted icon.
- In the United States Armenian priests are elected by laymen and ordained by bishops, but confirmed by the Patriarch, who resides in Armenia.
- The key to accomplishing this must surely be the biblical training of pastors and active laymen.
- The secular churches were prominent patrons, as were the leading individual laymen and ecclesiastics.
- "Frere (au) chapeau" (a brother in a hat) referred to a layman or monk not entitled to a hood when escorting a superior of his religious order.
- Gradually, the plays moved outside the church, laymen joined the cast, and Latin was replaced by the vernacular.
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