gentileza – courtesy, kindness
hayn-tee-LAY-sah; sustantivo femenino
Ella tuvo la gentileza de invitarme a cenar.
She was kind enough to invite me to dinner.
¿Tendrías la gentileza de prestarme tu pluma?
Would you be so kind as to lend my your pen?
Literal translations of the above sentences are strained: She had the kindness to invite me to dine. Would you have the courtesy to lend me your pen?