He says the voivode was probably bribed by the German Emperor to remain neutral.
Oh, one who is to be king of Albania one day, the voivode Amesa.
But the voivode is held prisoner—if, indeed, he be still alive.
A voivode was elected and the limits of his province were defined.
The horse of the voivode stood within the court, his head drooping, and the white sweat-foam drying upon his heated flanks.
Indeed, only one room was left, which the voivode took for the night.
Lest he should escape, the voivode invited him to walk beyond the houses of the village.
If only the voivode should be on the upper stage, all would be well.
The old voivode, his eyes blazing, rose and stood beside me and took the other.
When the voivode ceased to speak, all still remained silent and standing.
"local or provincial ruler in Transylvania, Moldavia, etc.," 1560s, from Russian voevoda, originally "leader of the army," from Old Church Slavonic voji "warriors" + -voda "leader." Cf. Hungarian vajvoda (later vajda), Serb. vojvoda, Polish wojewoda.