In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(brother/sister) mayorthe elder Miss Smith — la mayor de las señoritas Smith
- as pronoun which of them is the elder? — ¿cuál es el/la mayor?
- My father was not attached to them, but my elder brother was.
- He was an only child, and he felt Henriette very lucky in her elder siblings.
- Yellow represents the young child, red the youth, blue the adult and white the elder.
- My elder son was running in the London mini-marathon, which precedes the real thing.
- Younger sister Meimei handles the coffee, while all dishes are prepared in advance by elder sister Wenwen, a born chef, to provide diners with quick and sumptuous meals.
- That rule certainly applies when one's elder sibling is heir to the longest family dynasty in the world.
- The elder son of King John, Henry was nine when his father died.
- So my elder sister and I suffered caning for the smallest of mistakes when we were young.
- You can tackle your parents, elder siblings or friends for possible placements.
- George, the elder son, was a religious and civic force in Newark.
- She is to be looked after as a mother and respected as an elder sister.
- The two elder sons of the Guru courted martyrdom fighting in action for us.
- My elder sister has another story which she told me when I was a child.
- Children and teenagers usually receive angpao, a red envelope that contains money, from elder family members.
- He was one of the first icons my parents and elder siblings gifted me.
- He was the one who wanted to sleep with his elder brother's wife.
- Hayden portrays the power of racial hatred in an elder white man's interior.
- She agrees to apologize, and the elder Morgans promise to assist with Arnette's upcoming college expenses.
- I'm sure others will come up with more, the heavens, just as they had done for each and every one of my elder brothers every time one of them got knocked down.
- His elder brother Ian joined the army and became a lieutenant-colonel in the SAS.
2(parent, ancestor)Brueghel/Pliny the Elder — Brueghel/Plinio el Viejo
1(older person)she's my elder by two years — me lleva dos años
- your elders and betters — tus mayores
- He married at age 25 a woman 15 years his elder, and stayed with her for 29 years until she died.
- He had a brother who was a Canon of Southwark Cathedral, and leaves a sister, a few years his elder, who still lives in the family house in Surrey.
2(senior person)the village/tribal elders — los ancianos del pueblo/de la tribu
- an elder of the literary world — un patriarca del mundo literario
- The doctor locked the residence and started to phone his relatives and tribe elders while the rest of the doctors tried to reassure as that this was nothing to worry about.
- In the villages it is not Taliban officials who decide local issues but jirgas, small councils of village elders whose rulings are highly respected.
- One of the tribe's elders remembered the Yawalapiti village used to be in a forest clearing near the Tuatuari River.
- Towards the end of the play, through a series of monologues, the council leaders, community elders and police hint at their desire to carry on as if everything is fine.
- The committee is designed to complement existing village authorities such as elders and local councils known as shuras.
- So too is the development of promising young researchers as they move between institutions, problems and mentors, finally themselves becoming elders of the tribe.
- Councils of chiefs and elders from a number of bands met to discuss major decisions that would affect more than one band.
- ‘The elders of the Hopi Tribe prophesised the coming of the rainbow people who would help heal the world,’ explained Dean.
- He says he has struck deals with 250 tribes whose elders have pledged to protect lines and installations in their areas.
- The village sarpanch and elders threatened to make Tarabai's life difficult if she returned to the village.
- How does my generation comprehend the fact that while the nations burns and our leaders fiddle - our elders sit, pontificate and posture?
- In addition to protecting our elders, tribes are engaged in protecting and preserving the environment.
- Closest to the fire sat the village elders and leaders, then sat the able-bodied men, and the outside of the huddle consisted of the women and children.
- These people were not chosen as community leaders and the elders did not teach the community to follow these two-spirited people.
- These are being run by local Muslim leaders and community elders.
- Over the next 10 years they are going to be out there looking for the jobs, so it's up to our leaders, elders, teachers and role models to ensure they are prepared.
- In contrast to political leaders and elders, community intellectuals retain the better qualities of both.
- It is time the elders and religious leaders within areas of this city got a hold of the unruly and offensive elements among their community's young people.
- In Kabul, they were handed over to village chiefs and tribal elders who pledged to support the new administration.
- It's only a truism to say that girls are better behaved than boys but the academics note that females are more likely to go along with what elders and leading figures like teachers think.
3Religiónmiembro del consejo masculino
- Our aim is to establish churches with functioning elders and church constitutions, and a love for the Bible and one another.
- He was a known quantity to the Episcopal Church elders.
- It has also made it very difficult for pastors and elders to visit church families.
- The church made its first momentous step toward diversity when the elders of the church in Jerusalem opened the Christian movement to gentiles.
- In particular it emphasises the importance of training local men as church leaders, to become pastors and elders in their own churches, as soon as possible.
- And I will do my best to lead the elders of our church from accepting any money offered to this church from the proceeds of gambling.
- This is a succinct but thoughtful introduction to the subject of counselling and will be particularly useful to pastors, elders and other Christians involved in pastoral care.
- It provides useful instruction for pastors, and describes the role and responsibilities of elders within the church.
- Sometimes it helps to have another person pray with us or to have the elders of the church pray for us during the assembly of the saints.
- For example, Paul reminded the elders of the church of Ephesus of one saying of Jesus.
- A certain church elder's distant nephew never exhibited any interest in religion, organized or otherwise.
- The elders of Walton Evangelical Church led the induction service.
- In many of the churches we visit, I find Masons involved as deacons, elders, board members and even pastors.
- George found time to be a church elder, having been ordained in 1974.
- I asked the elders of our church to pray for my healing.
- The church law which dictates that members must turn to elders rather than the police also demands that there must be two witnesses to a crime before taking any action.
- Suppose the elders of our church had tried in advance to try to cover every situation.
- When he arrived at Kabwata, he found a team of deacons and one elder heading the church.
- The leaves have some resemblance to those of elder; hence the name.
- In Prussia the coal of the alder, lime tree, poplar, elder, willow, hemp, and hazel is used for powder.
- Noises tell of a nearby motorway but brambles, elders and hawthorns on each side hide all but the straight empty path ahead, until he sees a small clearing among bushes on his right.
- The marsh gave way gradually to dry land, and the reeds and willows to hazels and elders.
- By the time we're eating platefuls of asparagus, the second sign of full-on spring has arrived - elderflower blossoms bursting out all over the elder tree.
- The trees include willow, cherry, poplar, acers, larch, ash, birch, sycamore, elder and sitka spruce.
- The most familiar use of the elder tree is probably that of the berries being cooked to make elderberry wine and various jams and jellies.
- It connected us with a fruity hedge with brambles, rosehips, sloes, and a hundred yards of elders weighed down with berries.
- Places vulnerable to casual damage or vandalism will need plants which, if broken, will grow again, such as willow, alder, shrub roses and elder.
- We have tried growing variegated elder under ancient yew trees without success.
- A factory farm stood silent and abandoned, hedges of elders dripped berries and were decorated with white trumpets of bindweed.
- At points the towpath is bordered with mature trees and thickets of elder and hawthorn, home to many different species of birds.
- Here, a narrow path snakes to Mayfield Pond through thick borders of meadow grass and woodland, elder, birch and hawthorn.
- Normally elder would come into leaf in late February or March, and into blossom in late April or May.
- Willows, elders and alders can be planted around the edges to soften the effect of the regimented poplars.
- An analogy would be that, in English folklore, the elder plant has been used in countless different ways medicinally and for food.
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