Translation of legend in Spanish:

legend

leyenda, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛdʒənd//ˈlɛdʒ(ə)nd/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(story)

      leyenda feminine
      • It consists of a systematic survey of the lake monster theme in the legends and popular folklore of Québec.
      • These ancient people bring us the legend of King Arthur and the Holy Grail.
      • Born in Huddersfield, the 45-year-old is the son of a draughtsman and a mother with a passion for historical myths and legends.
      • They presently have a wide variety of books, including a section on mythology and the legend of King Arthur.
      • This was pretty much the starting point of the Arthurian legends with regard to the Holy Grail.
      • The chapter ends by providing numerous excerpts from historical legends and folklore that mention the robin.
      • It is an interesting survey, and shows how creative people still continue to mine myths, legends and traditional culture for material.
      • Welsh culture was based on an oral tradition of legends, myths, and folktales passed down from generation to generation.
      • To most people, the old myths and legends are quaint reminders of a bygone and superstitious age, and have nothing much to tell us anymore.
      • It is difficult to distinguish authentic historical information from legends within the accounts given.
      • Whatever historical events underlie the legend of the Trojan War did not occur as depicted here.
      • Children were once told fairytales, myths, legends and fables because they had a meaning, a moral or a special psychological relevance.
      • Oral histories and legends abound, but how reliable are they?
      • His early interest in European legends resulted in a Master's Degree on the Grail legend.
      • All the ethnic groups of Uganda have a rich oral tradition of tales, legends, stories, proverbs, and riddles.
      • These decades of collecting and collating myths, legends and historical snippets are clearly reflected in breadth and depth of the book.
      • The legend of Romulus and Remus gives the impression that Rome was created very quickly; the truth was very different.
      • However, there is a strong oral tradition consisting of stories, legends, fables, poems, riddles, and songs.
      • Every culture has its own body of folklore, myths, legends, song, poetry, stories, and parables.
      • The legend of Tristan and Isolde, one of the most popular, was tacked on to Arthur's.

    • 1.2(person)

      mito masculine
      leyenda feminine
      she's a living legend es un auténtico mito / una auténtica leyenda
      • she was a legend in her own lifetime ya en vida era un mito / una leyenda
      • Florence Nightingale's pioneering development of military and civilian nursing and of hospital care, made her a legend in her own lifetime.
      • The coach who helped guide Amir Khan to an Olympic silver medal says the Bolton teenager can become a boxing legend.
      • But being handed a gold medal by the swimming legend this summer has been the highlight so far of the 12-year-old's fledgling career in the pool.
      • Oliver ‘Smokey’ Charles, 79, is a living legend when it comes to football in St Lucia.
      • How does he feel sharing the stage with a living legend?
      • We'll ask a living legend of broadcast journalism, Walter Cronkite, the former CBS News anchor.
      • Paying tribute to his colleague on Monday, Killarney Jarvey Association spokesman, Pat O'Sullivan, said Mick was a legend in his own lifetime.
      • Even jazz legend Louis Armstrong makes a cameo appearance as the Harmonia Gardens' bandleader, singing the film's title track.
      • And yet it would be one of those ‘tiny observable effects’ that turned Einstein into a living legend.
      • He is a living legend, as his achievements testify.
      • Growing up as the legacy of a living legend isn't easy.
      • Indeed he is a living legend in the tennis world.
      • Rob Roy succeeded in becoming a legend in his own lifetime of 63 years and was compared with Robin Hood while he was still alive.
      • Mikey Sheehy, one of Kerry's footballing legends, has eight All-Ireland medals after his exploits in the Green and Gold.
      • Charcot became a legend in his own lifetime and was elected to several major medical and neurologic societies in Europe and accorded many honors.
      • The artist, who has become a legend in his own lifetime, is also currently working on a permanent Jewish holocaust memorial in Manhattan.
      • Edward Ryan Aikau was a Hawaiian surfer, lifeguard and legend that dedicated his life to the ocean and ocean safety.
      • When Sidney Kidman left his Norwood home, he was thirteen years old and eventually would become ‘a legend in his own lifetime’.
      • John was a legend in his own lifetime, and was exceptionally popular in the locality where he had lived.
      • But he was also bigger than life, a living legend who at age 33 could swim faster than he had at 21.

  • 2

    • 2.1(inscription)

      leyenda feminine
      • The obverse of all denominations bore a harp, along with the legend Saorstat Eireann and the date the coin was struck.
      • The 200 baht coins have the same legend as the 100 baht coin.
      • Around the lower border is the same legend as on the gold coin.

    • 2.2

      (masculine plural) (on map) signos convencionales
      (on chart) clave feminine
      • Include glossaries or legends as helpful tools.
      • The length of such multimers is specified in the legend to Fig.2.
      • The figure contains two subfigures, each composed of three graphs, which are explained in the legend for figure 14.
      • All abbreviations are explained in the legend to Fig 1.
      • Species are referred to by symbols in the legend.
      • The abbreviations are explained in the inset legend to Figure 3.