Translation of monk in Spanish:

monk

monje, n.

Pronunciation /məŋk//mʌŋk/

noun

  • 1

    monje masculine
    • As a teenager, he was set on becoming a Franciscan monk until he took high school acting lessons.
    • On the right side of the pyramid was the monastery, with its abbot and his subordinate monks.
    • One by one the monks glided from the church, each stopping to kiss the most sacred icons as they went.
    • He declared that it was his last mathematics book, and entered the Benedictine Order as a monk.
    • Many of the alms will be donated to monks at the temple, as well as to the novices to use during their stay.
    • He has attended several retreats at the abbey, run by the Catholic order of Benedictine monks.
    • The temple takes its name from the Knights Templar, an order of warrior monks.
    • He was the first Westerner to be ordained as a monk by the Dalai Lama and now teaches at Columbia University.
    • The emperor assumed the authority to make rules for the communities of Buddhist monks.
    • He spent two years as a monk in Germany and then became secretary to a French bishop.
    • Both forms of ordination require a quorum of five ordained monks or nuns with a minimum of ten years in the Order.
    • Priests and monks had to follow a strictly regimented set of activities every day.
    • He then requests the ten basic vows of a novice monk and repeats each as it is recited to him.
    • He was nudged awake by one member of a line of Buddhist monks who were making their daily alms run.
    • All the community of Evesham was there, every monk and lay brother eager to greet their donors.
    • He was on his way to visit his brother Raimond, who was a monk in the Dominican monastery there.
    • He wanted to be a monk, not a busy town parson continually beset by unreasonable people.
    • They were originally built for a community of monks from Val des Choux in Burgundy.
    • When a group of Dominican monks founded a house in the rue St Jacques in Paris they became known as Jacobins.
    • My thoughts turned to the Priory, and the monks who lived in peace and poverty there.