The word king is a Latin term of origin E ( rex ) and Celtic ( laughed ) which generally designates the holder of a monarchical capacity which draws its legitimacy from a function symbolic system. Its female equivalent (either for a woman which holds the royal capacity, or for the wife of the king) is Reine.
The concept of king associates in Europe and with the Morocco the capacities policy and crowned. The king is always an intermediary between a transcendent power and people. An example of this fusion is the capacity healer of the disease of the scrofula allotted to king de France, studied inter alia by Marc Bloch. The term of political science appointing the monarchical chief is rather prince that king .
When a king in title is out of state to exert his functions (because of its young age, for example), the temporal power can be exerted by a regent. A Interroi can occupy the capacity in the absence of a legitimate sovereign.
Certain sovereigns carry a particular qualifier: the sovereigns of Spain are the “catholic kings” - since the end of the 15th century - the kings of France are “kings very-Christians” (or the very-Christian ). The king of Portugal is “very-faithful king”. The Négus , sovereign Ethiopic, and the Shah , sovereign Perse were both described as “king of the kings” ( Shahinshah oun for Iran). These two monarchies had been two older of the world not to have known an interruption, although they underwent inversions of dynasties, for 2500 years until second half of the 20th century.
- the lion is often named the king of the animals.
- At the Termites, the king and the queen represents the couple of adults founders of a colony.
- In a Card deck, the king is the second chart of better value after the ace and this in each color.
- the king, or Mise is also the name of an alternative of the Jass, where the king is appointed by a system of bidding. The other players make team against the king then.
With the Jeu of failures the goal is to threaten the King (put in failure ) then to take the unfavourable king (fine part) so that the adversary cannot avoid the catch (put in failure and chechmate ).
Evolution of the languageThe French language undergoes evolutions and transformations during time. Thus the directions of some words changed. The word king is thus sometimes used for emplifier an insult.
Example: The king of the imbeciles, it is of course bob.
- the King Arthur
- Monarchs of the World
- Kings de France,
- Kings of Serb Morocco
- lazy Kings
- King catholic Phoenix
- Magi, visitors coming to adore Jesus and to bring gifts shortly after its birth
- the cursed Kings, a historical novel to him
- the fishing King, legendary figure charged to take care on the Saint Graal
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