In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(brightness)resplandor masculinofulgor masculinothe diamond's brilliance — el resplandor del brillante
- The blue light flashed its brilliance once more, and the library faded back in existence around them.
- Closer to the moon, the numbers of the stars dwindled for the brilliance of the light from the moon overrode it.
- Every now and then, there emerges a star, which, by its sheer brilliance, throws light far from where it originated.
- Mia cried out in surprise of the brilliance of the light while the vampire hissed fiercely.
- Not a cloud was in sight and the stars shone with brilliance.
- The sheer brilliance of the light makes it difficult to judge the tones of the outdoor scenes he has painted.
- The brilliance of exploding stars flares across our room.
- It seemed almost a torch of brilliance, a flaring star in the night sky.
- In truth, space is a very bright place with incalculable flashes of brilliance filling trillions upon trillions of light years.
- It is as if all my cells respond to their brilliance and become light too.
- The rounded flakes, with less surface area to reflect light, lose brilliance.
- Stars popped into brilliance with cap-gun like cracks, making me think of exploding light bulbs.
- But I couldn't see anything - just a bright brilliance.
- The sun caught a piece of quartz in the granite and lit the brilliance embedded there.
- The sky was clear, the sky velvet black, the stars hard in their brilliance.
- As the morning sun shined brightly the sea reflected it's brilliance, sparkling in every direction.
- Additionally, the crystal was intensifying the light from her flashlight, and the resulting brilliance was near-blinding.
- They continued to grow in size and brilliance until the lights of the bay area filled the windows around him.
- She saw the ripples in the water flowing towards that light, towards the brilliance in the dark.
- The forest let light in with such brilliance and beauty it was breathtaking.
2(skill, intelligence)brillantez femenino
- Incandescence by the way means a high degree of emotion, intensity and brilliance.
- This is a trait far rarer than brilliance and wit.
- Where did the ambition and intellectual brilliance come from?
- The dialogue is pitch-perfect, the acting a model of understated brilliance.
- During a long job interview process, consistency counts much more than flashes of brilliance.
- Beyond all that, he has an extraordinary sense of brilliance in shaping the film.
- But there is a sort of understated, brilliance to this funk track, more easily appreciated after several listenings.
- That a thirteen-year-old could play Beethoven with such accuracy and brilliance astonished the senses!
- However the Clan has shown flashes of brilliance this season, and a strong finish is not out of their reach.
- We exalt effortless brilliance, we celebrate talent and the achievement that comes easily, naturally.
- But then his intellectual brilliance is matched by his enigmatic personality - you can't be sure what he's really up to.
- The authority, stamina, cool brilliance, and power of Nilsson's singing are evident throughout these two discs.
- After six decades on the world's concert stages, Rosand's artistry and technical brilliance remain undiminished.
- With understated brilliance, she uses typical photographic structures to picture atypical family groupings.
- That's when you'll get that flash of brilliance.
- This wealth of sample-worthy material draws Axelrod's brilliance to light even further.
- For a system that boasts a dispassionate reliance on artistic brilliance as its arbiter, this anomaly is a crisis.
- The strategic brilliance, wisdom and noble character of Washington made it possible, I believe.
- We rarely hear Saint-Saëns for his piano music, except the brilliance of his second piano concerto.
- It's intellectually stimulating and continually entertaining with moments of brilliance that will stay with you.
- For the past week, one has heard the clarity and brilliance of his vision.
- Two of the ballet's encounters stood out, imbued with a kind of artistic brilliance befitting their underlying influence.
3literario(magnificence)esplendor masculino literario
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.