Ladino 1889, Spanish mixed with Hebrew, Arabic, and other elements, written in Hebrew characters, spoken by Sephardim in Turkey, Greece, etc. From Sp. Ladino "sagacious, cunning crafty," originally "knowing Latin, Latin," from L. Latinus. The Spanish word also has appeared in 19c. Amer.Eng. in its senses "vicious horse" and, in Central America, "mestizo, white person."

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  • LADINO — (Latino), or Judeo Spanish, the spoken and written Hispanic language of Jews of Spanish origin. It has no connection with the Rheto Romance dialect (Ladin) spoken in the Italian Tyrol. Over the centuries, various names have been given to this… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Ladino — (a derivation of Latin ) may refer to:*Ladino Sephardic language, a term for the Judaeo Spanish language primarily spoken among Sephardic Jewish communities, or more specifically for the written form used in religious texts and translations… …   Wikipedia

  • ladino — [ ladino ] n. m. • d. i.; mot esp.→ ladin ♦ Dialecte espagnol parlé par les judéo espagnols. ● ladino nom et adjectif En Amérique centrale, métis ou Indien ayant perdu son identité culturelle. ● ladino nom masculin Langue romane d origine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ladino — puede referirse a: Astuto, sagaz, taimado Políglota Castellano antiguo Idioma ladino, una lengua retorromance hablada en la antigua Retia (actualmente, la región de los Dolomitas, en el norte de Italia) Idioma judeoespañol, una lengua derivada… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ladino — LADÍNO s.n. (lingv.) 1. Limba religioasă a sefarzilor (sefarzi) (spre deosebire de limba laică: sefardă sau iudeospaniolă), care este un calc3 al textelor biblice evreieşti (al pentateuhului) şi se scrie cu caractere latine sau raşi. 2. Dialect… …   Dicționar Român

  • ladino — ladino, na adjetivo 1. Pragmática: peyorativo. Que obra con astucia o sagacidad para conseguir un fin: Me miró con una sonrisa ladina. Es muy ladino, siempre consigue lo que quiere. 2. Sefardí. 3. Del valle del Inn, en Suiza. 4 …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • ladino — ladino, na (Del lat. latīnus, latino). 1. adj. Astuto, sagaz, taimado. 2. Se decía del romance o castellano antiguo. 3. Se decía de quien habla con facilidad alguna o algunas lenguas además de la propia. 4. Am. Cen. mestizo. 5. Am. Cen. Mestizo… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Ladino — [lə dē′nō] n. 1. [Judezmo ladino < Medieval Sp, Latin < L latinus] a) the earlier literary variety of Judezmo, used chiefly for translating sacred Jewish texts b) JUDEZMO 2. pl. Ladinos [AmSp] in Spanish America, a person of mixed ancestry …   English World dictionary

  • ladino — [lə dē′nō, lədī′nō] n. [prob. < It Ladino, of the Ladin speaking area of the Tirol and Grisons < L Latinus, LATIN] a large, vigorous strain of the white clover, often grown as a forage crop …   English World dictionary

  • Ladino — La*di no, n.; pl. {Ladinos}. [Sp.] One of the half breed descendants of whites and Indians; a mestizo; so called throughout Central America. They are usually of a yellowish orange tinge. Am. Cyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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