gallantry vs valor what difference

what is difference between gallantry and valor

English

Etymology

From French galanterie, equivalent to gallant +‎ -ry.

Noun

gallantry (countable and uncountable, plural gallantries)

  1. courage
    • 1926, P. G. Wodehouse, ‘Lord Emsworth and the Girl Friend’, Penguin, Harmondsworth: 1992, p 98.
      ‘I have the greatest respect for the young lady to whom you refer. She behaved on a certain recent occasion – on two recent occasions – with notable gallantry and resource, and I won’t have her bally-ragged.’
  2. chivalrous courtliness, especially towards women
  3. an instance of gallant behaviour or speech

Synonyms

  • gallanthood
  • gallantness

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • valour

Etymology

From Middle English valour, from Anglo-Norman valour, from Latin valor. Compare Spanish valor and valer.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈvælɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ælə(ɹ)

Noun

valor (usually uncountable, plural valors) (American spelling)

  1. Value; worth.
  2. Strength of mind in regard to danger; that quality which enables a person to encounter danger with firmness
    Synonyms: bravery, courage, prowess, intrepidity

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • orval, roval, volar

Asturian

Etymology

From Late Latin valor, valorem (value), from Latin valeō (I am strong).

Noun

valor m (plural valores)

  1. value (numerical quantity measured, assigned or computed)
  2. price; cost
  3. value (quality that renders something desirable or valuable)
  4. value (the degree of importance one gives to something)
  5. courage; bravery
  6. (music) value (the relative duration of a musical note)

Related terms

  • valiosu
  • valir
  • valorar
  • valerosu

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan valor, from Late Latin valōrem, accusative of valor, from Latin valeō.

Pronunciation

Noun

valor m (plural valors)

  1. value; worth
    El mes de febrer de 1888, doncs, Eduard Toda ja ha reunit un fons bibliogràfic de valor considerable.

    February 1888, therefore, Eduard Toda set up a bibliographic database of considerable value

Derived terms

  • valorar

Related terms

  • valdre / valer
  • valent

Further reading

  • “valor” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “valor” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “valor” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “valor” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Galician

Etymology

From Old Portuguese valor, from Late Latin valōrem, accusative of valor, from Latin valeō (I am strong).

Noun

valor m (plural valores)

  1. price; cost
  2. value (quality that renders something desirable or valuable)
  3. value (the degree of importance one gives to something)
  4. value (numerical quantity measured, assigned or computed)
  5. courage; bravery
  6. (music) value (the relative duration of a musical note)

Related terms

  • valer
  • valioso
  • valorar
  • valoroso

Further reading

  • “valor” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Interlingua

Noun

valor (plural valores)

  1. value (quantity, level)

Ladin

Etymology

From Late Latin valor, valōrem, from Latin valeō.

Noun

valor m (plural valores)

  1. value

Latin

Etymology

Found in Late Latin, from valeō (I am worth, I am strong) +‎ -or. Compare with the classical valētūdō.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈu̯a.lor/, [ˈu̯äɫ̪ɔɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈva.lor/, [ˈvɑːlɔr]

Noun

valor m (genitive valōris); third declension

  1. (Late Latin) value, worth

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Descendants

References

  • valor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • valor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • valor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Old French

Noun

valor m (oblique plural valors, nominative singular valors, nominative plural valor)

  1. Alternative form of valur

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese valor, from Late Latin valōrem, accusative of valor, from Latin valeō (I am strong).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /vɐ.ˈloɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /va.ˈloʁ/
    • (Paulista) IPA(key): /va.ˈloɾ/, /va.ˈloɹ/
    • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /va.ˈloɾ/, /va.ˈloɻ/
  • Hyphenation: va‧lor

Noun

valor m (plural valores)

  1. value (numerical quantity measured, assigned or computed)
  2. value (the degree of importance one gives to something)
  3. price; cost
    Synonyms: custo, preço
  4. value (quality that renders something desirable or valuable)

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:valor.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • valer
  • valente

Descendants

  • Kadiwéu: iniwaló

Further reading

  • “valor” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish valor, from Late Latin valōrem, accusative of valor, from Latin valeō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baˈloɾ/, [baˈloɾ]

Noun

valor m (plural valores)

  1. value (all senses) (clarification of this definition is needed)
  2. (finance) security
  3. worth
    Synonym: valía
  4. courage
    Synonyms: coraje, arrojo, decisión, agallas
    Antonyms: cobardía, miedo, temor

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

  • Cebuano: balor

See also

  • costo
  • precio
  • cuantía
  • monto

Anagrams

  • volar

Further reading

  • “valor” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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