Translation of obeisance in Spanish:


homenaje, n.

Pronunciation /oʊˈbeɪsəns//əˈbeɪsəns//əˈbisns//ə(ʊ)ˈbeɪs(ə)ns//oʊˈbisəns/


  • 1formal

    homenaje masculine
    to make / pay obeisance to sb/sth rendir / tributar homenaje a algn/algo
    • They also expected obeisance, deference, and acquiescence to their methods - even groveling - from me.
    • Infact Shiva's devotee, Sudheet approached Uma to pay his respectful obeisance.
    • The Bangkokians poured out on the roads to pay obeisance in temples.
    • It's interesting that he has drawn so much criticism for ascribing intrinsic value to this dialect without making the proper obeisance to external circumstances that accompanied its development.
    • We need to return to the diplomatic obeisance to the United Nations.
    • Emperors and officials of various dynasties including Emperor Qinshihuang in 210 BC made obeisance and offered sacrifices at the Mausoleum of Yu the Great.
    • But those New Zealanders not utterly transfixed by the imperial glare of London or Washington have sensed that our national interests lie in a wider kind of collective security than is offered by simple colonial obeisance.
    • Kirtans (devotional songs) rendered the air while the faithful paid obeisance and listened to the kirtans and the Gurbani (Guru's voice).
    • If you are outside when it starts playing you stop everything and show obeisance in your stillness.
    • The rhetoric of the khilat relationship - obligation, etiquette, obeisance, summoned, commanded, respect, honour - is unique to Iranian-influenced cultures.
    • Temple bells chimed as men in flowing kurtas and multicoloured turbans and bejewelled women in vivid pinks and purples paid obeisance to their guru, Baba Gulabgir.
    • I'm afraid the day of the teacher, the priest and the doctor being the three important people to whom you pay obeisance is not around any longer, certainly not in Europe.
    • The more timid paid obeisance to the policies of the founders, but they also snippily noted that ‘their views were necessarily limited.’
    • On the other side of the cross, the copper-haired, long-nosed St John stoops in sad obeisance.
    • She offered it as obeisance to the Lord Brihadeeswara, presiding deity of the temple.
    • Many pilgrims report seeing the doves-pair when they trek the arduous route to pay obeisance before the ice-lingam (the phallic symbol of Shiva).
    • In Bihar, for instance, during the Chhath festival, devotees are required to stand in waist-deep water while paying obeisance to the Sun-god.
    • That term cleverly covers all those who make no regular obeisance but do have in their hearts a suspicion that there is something beyond all this and that it may be called God.
    • Kantha Rao said he gradually got over his fear of snakes and would get at least a couple of them home from snake charmers every ‘Subrahmanya Shashti’ to pay obeisance to them.
    • I make obeisance for you every day before the gods of this place.
  • 2archaic

    reverencia feminine
    • The slaves collapsed into reverential obeisances as the angelic flight passed overhead.
    • Many stories have come down to us of her cruelty: for example, that she had two serfs sent to Siberia for having failed to make their obeisances to her as she passed - because they did not see her.
    • A ‘master of etiquette’ oversees the behavior of those who attend a traditional Taiwanese funeral, informing them as to what obeisances to perform and when to perform them.
    • All 32 members in the troupe perform the Natakam as an obeisance to Melattur Varadaraja Perumal.
    • I offer repeated obeisances unto Lord Krishna, who is the protector and well-wisher of the cows and the brahmanas.