Lady ( English pronunciation: [ deɪm ]) is the term for female persons corresponding to the knight in male persons, e.g. B. in
- British nobility ( knight or baronet )
- Sovereign Order of Malta
- Order of Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem
The term lady was taken from French, where it means "mistress" or "wife", see also Madame . The origin of the French word lady can be seen in the Latin term domina "landlady".
- ↑ Duden | Lady | Spelling, meaning, definition, synonyms, origin. Retrieved August 7, 2018 .