In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Even on a cloudy day the light beaming through the top of the dome seems to represent the ineffable visitation of divine beauty.
- The visual impact of this film cannot be overstated; every shot captures a moment of ineffable beauty or unspeakable horror.
- Or, as my Alaskan hiking partner puts it when confronted by a scene of ineffable beauty, ‘It's good to be alive.’
- If (the scripture) had not used such words, how then could we have learnt of these ineffable mysteries?
- Given the combination of ineffable beauty and extremely unpleasant sensations in my stomach and head, I would be quite content to die here.
- In the final analysis we are left with the ineffable mystery of great music.
- Direct spiritual experience, peak experience, enlightenment or whatever one may call it is usually ineffable and thus hard to describe and pass on.
- This ‘philosophy’ replaces the ineffable mystery of God with the ineffable mystery of consciousness.
- If ‘the world’ is something beyond all description, an ineffable thing-in-itself, no real answer to the question has been given.
- How to convey in words my ineffable dreams that I have never told anyone about, that cannot be spoken about?
- And for thirty years I missed the ineffable wonder cradled within that biblical imagery.
- This historical disinterest has led to a theoretical inability to cope with concepts which people use to describe the ineffable experiences of being.
- And we all went beyond this and found something ineffable… an experience of profound mystery.
- Since each experience is personal and unique, it is ultimately ineffable; it can never be fully described or shared with anyone else.
- Although Plato describes the Forms as ineffable, dialectical language enables their apprehension.
- If truth is ineffable, beyond words, we can't determine whether it can be intuited.
- The gesture was intended to show his friends and enemies the young man's ineffable beauty.
- How is it possible to retain our fantasies about the ineffable and mysterious qualities of love under these circumstances?
- It is hard to describe the arrogant majesty and ineffable magic of New York to Britons, who treat it, understandably, as just another city.
- It also involves invoking a rich panoply of cognitive and affective associations, from mere calculation to ineffable beauty.
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.