In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act)adorno masculinoembellecimiento masculinoby way of adornment — como adorno
- without adornment — sin adornos / embellecimientos
- This was considered very sensuous at the time, as filth and animal feces were considered adornments, like sexy lingerie is to modern women.
- Stages of entry into the cult may be marked by transformations of the body or its adornment.
- Laboriously, he strung them on a thread and hung them round his neck by way of adornment.
- A golden age Gold jewellery is the predominant commercial outlet for gold sales and personal adornment using gold has been a feature of most societies since ancient times.
- The completed building is a towering rectangular block with almost no decoration, an austere statement and bold break away from the traditional methods of architectural adornment.
- The impulse for personal adornment is hard to stamp out.
- They were first made in Egypt as early as 4000 BC and were essential adornments for both the living and the dead.
- Like all human societies, adornment was a marker of status, and in European societies, adornment often meant adornment of clothing.
- Many African peoples use beads as distinctive elements of personal clothing and adornment.
- On paper, the Arc seemed like a reasonable adornment for public space in the bureaucratic eyes that authorized its creation.
- Throughout history, Africans have imported glass beads and used them for adornment and elaborate beadwork.
- Of course, some flowers are used for personal adornment, both the blossoms themselves and their essences in the form of perfumes.
- From the late 15 th century etching came into widespread use as a means of adornment, mainly on pieces of armour.
- There are useful and ornamental goods suited for any kind of presentation, or for personal adornment, or household use.
- Those women who have to go out to earn for their families cannot afford adornment.
- People who need the adornments of authority to testify to their importance are soon forgotten.
- They wear ornaments of human bone, which remind us of death, impermanence and renunciation, and as adornment, they wear ashes from cremation grounds.
- There is evidence that the descendants of Native Americans in prehistoric times used beads as adornment in jewelry as well as a way to trade.
- The arts, including song, dance, music, sculpture, and bodily adornment, are essential elements of Kongo "therapeutic" practices, not merely adjuncts.
- Nor was the adornment of the person altogether overlooked.
2(thing which adorns)adorno masculino
- This may explain why our painter is careful to show Athena as about to bedeck Pandora with a characteristically feminine adornment, a fancy necklace.
- Some of the fans claim to have had their cars keyed or received verbal abuse for having Steeler adornments on their vehicles.
- His less visible piercing, called a hasada, is also a visual adornment.
- Cloth and feather adornments were painted bright red (with small touches of yellow) to bracket the people's nakedness, and to expose their bodies more fully.
- The adornments are severe and simple, but beautifully moulded and always in exquisite taste.
- Her house truck with its zany adornments can be quickly converted to fit in with our image of a gypsy fortune teller's tent.
- Earrings have always been included in the category of body adornment.
- They produce quantities of small adornments of hammered sheet gold, including spiral ear and twisted nose ornaments.
- Have students create a contemporary commemorative sculpture with the accoutrements and adornments appropriate for today.
- These are the many jewellery makers who turn gold into beautifully crafted adornments.
- He holds up a mask of an African-American with no adornments at all on it.
- As the torch was applied to the base of the pyre, men in the surrounding crowd cast their adornments into the flames.
- I shall wager she has already observed my abandonment of an adornment generally considered requisite.
- Except the tattooing both sexes are remarkable for their almost entire absence of any marked adornment or ornament of person.
- Around her throat a simple gold chain was her only adornment.
- The father immediately took off his necklaces, his soft fine garments and his other adornments and put on clothes that were ragged and soiled.
- Presenters approached the theme from several distinct positions, creating multilayered biographies of African body adornments.
- Neck adornments have been worn since ancient times to signify title or wealth or even just to sop up sweat.
- We find a similar adornment in Israel where a crimson thread was bound around the horns of the goat, the least valuable of the domestic animals.
- Necklaces are worn now for a variety of reasons not the least of which personal adornment.
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