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'''Sir''' is the [[title]] used to identify [[knight]]s.
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'''Sir''' is the [[title]] or [[honorific]] used to identify [[Knight]]s, both [[mundane]]ly and within the [[SCA]].
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It is also used for other mundane [[rank]]s like a [[baronet]] in [[Britain]].
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==Alternate Titles==
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The SCA recognises the following [[alternate titles]] in other [[language]]s as the equivalent to Sir:
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<table border cellpadding=10 cellspacing=0>
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<tr>
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  <th>Language</th>
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  <th>Alternate Form</th>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Albanian]]</td>
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  <td>Zotni</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Arabic]]</td>
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  <td>---</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Catalan]]</td>
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  <td>Senyor</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Czech]]</td>
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  <td>Lord</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Danish]]</td>
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  <td>Herre</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Dutch]]</td>
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  <td>Mijnheer</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Estonian]]</td>
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  <td>S��r</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Finnish]]</td>
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  <td>Ritari</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[French]]</td>
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  <td>Sieur</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[German]]</td>
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  <td>Sir</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Greek]]</td>
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  <td>Hipp�tes / K�rios</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Hebrew]]</td>
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  <td>Sair[ah]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Hungarian]]</td>
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  <td>�r [Uram]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Icelandic]]</td>
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  <td>Herra</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Irish Gaelic]]</td>
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  <td>Sior / An ridire</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Italian]]</td>
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  <td>Sir</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Latin]]</td>
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  <td>Eques</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Middle Norwegian]]</td>
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  <td>Herre</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Old English]]</td>
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  <td>---</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Old Norse]]</td>
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  <td>Riddari</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Polish]]</td>
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  <td>Pan[i]</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Portuguese]]</td>
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  <td>Cavaleiro</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Romanian]]</td>
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  <td>Domnule</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Russian]]</td>
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  <td>---</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Scots Gaelic]]</td>
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  <td>a Shir / Shair</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Spanish]]</td>
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  <td>Don (Do�a)</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Swedish]]</td>
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  <td>Herr</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Turkish]]</td>
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  <td>S�r</td>
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</tr>
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<tr>
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  <td>[[Welsh]]</td>
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  <td>Syr</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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Latest revision as of 15:53, 16 May 2008

Sir is the title or honorific used to identify Knights, both mundanely and within the SCA.

It is also used for other mundane ranks like a baronet in Britain.

Alternate Titles

The SCA recognises the following alternate titles in other languages as the equivalent to Sir:

Language Alternate Form
Albanian Zotni
Arabic ---
Catalan Senyor
Czech Lord
Danish Herre
Dutch Mijnheer
Estonian S��r
Finnish Ritari
French Sieur
German Sir
Greek Hipp�tes / K�rios
Hebrew Sair[ah]
Hungarian �r [Uram]
Icelandic Herra
Irish Gaelic Sior / An ridire
Italian Sir
Latin Eques
Middle Norwegian Herre
Old English ---
Old Norse Riddari
Polish Pan[i]
Portuguese Cavaleiro
Romanian Domnule
Russian ---
Scots Gaelic a Shir / Shair
Spanish Don (Do�a)
Swedish Herr
Turkish S�r
Welsh Syr