In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lord)señor feudal masculineas form of address my liege — mi señor
- Master, how is my liege lord the retired Emperor today?
- There was only one thing that it was truly concerned for and that was to kill and to destroy any individual that dared to come against his liege, the Dark Master.
- I myself think that Americans should recognize the Queen as their rightful liege lord and rejoin the British Commonwealth!
- We have searched as we could, my liege, but the northern lords object to our presence more strongly every day.
- My liege, Lord Ivan may have, to some extent, the ability to read thoughts.
2(vassal)vasallo masculinevasalla feminine
- He took Angevin power to its zenith and made himself overlord of Ireland with a campaign in 1171, gaining the loyalty of important Irish rulers and establishing Normans as his lieges in Leinster.
- But the sun would soon set on Japanese rule of the island and create uncertainty for Taiwanese like Tsao, who were taught to speak Japanese and think of themselves as lieges of the emperor.
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