In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(beginner)principiante femeninonovato masculinonovata femenino(programmer/skier) (before noun) principiante(programmer/skier) (before noun) novatoI'm a novice at tennis/painting — en tenis/pintura soy un principiante / un novato
- He ended up losing to Michael Burgess, a medical doctor and political novice.
- Yes, sowing is fiddly, to a degree that can terrify novice gardeners.
- Louise, a fellow novice, and I are in excited anticipation.
- Persistent weeds are a common problem for both the novice gardener and the professional farmer.
- In fact, it can help even novices refine a search.
- I don't see why it shouldn't become as popular as snowboarding - it attracts skiers, skaters and complete novices.
- Professional photographers Jan Checker and Sally Vigilante were on hand to teach the photography novices some useful skills.
- This annual sporting event takes place on Sunday, May 1 when keen runners and complete novices get together for a five-mile race, a one-mile adult run and a one-mile children's event.
- The book will probably be more attractive to Durkheim specialists and graduate students than to novices in the field.
- Success also came for Phil Stanley who won the novice sculls in confident style.
- If you are a complete novice I wouldn't worry about spending much time here.
- The beginning of Serious Poker is aimed at relative novices.
- For novice users and people with cognitive difficulties, navigation must be intuitive and logical.
- The system used is not particularly user friendly for novices or inexperienced staff: this could be improved with more modern software facilities.
- A political novice, Simpson all but wiped out Trimble's personal majority of 15,000 votes.
- The suggestions that follow below offer basic searching suggestions for Internet novices.
- None of us had been skating in ages, and one was a complete novice.
- Now 68, he's taught more than 4,000 students, from novice to expert.
- While the LSO no longer directs the pilot down, he is constantly giving advice if required and can be a calming voice for the inexperienced novice.
- The document format provided to him was sufficient to accommodate even a novice computer user.
2Religiónnovicio masculinonovicia femenino
- Similarly, a young novice entered St. Martin's cell and was puzzled not to find him there.
- The deportment of Buddhist monks and novices is governed by many exacting rules, and phenomenological accounts of this celibate, contemplative way of life are available in a number of texts.
- His dilemma is crystallised by his " irregular fondness " for two fellow novices.
- Whether novice monks will result from that I don't really know.
- In ten short years, several historic monasteries and convents have been restored to the Orthodox church and have welcomed hundreds of young novices.
- A friend who is a novice in an Episcopal religious order recently told me that she has no taste now for books of contemporary spirituality.
- These words from Jeremiah were engraved on a plaque on our dormitory wall when I was a novice with Mother Teresa in Calcutta.
- So there are hundreds or even thousands of postulants, novices, seminarians, active priests, and retired priests who live, work, or hang out at American seminaries.
- The opening programme has a brief section in which the novices question a monk on celibacy but, at the risk of the sin of prurience, I wanted to know more about the dynamics of living in a community of men.
- He joined the monastic order as a novice, and studied the Hua-yen ching with Chih-yen.
- Is there a potential that there will be some novice monks among them?
- At present an average 220 monks and novices live within the temple compound.
- Still very active at sixty years old, she was sent to the motherhouse to oversee the novices ' manual work.
- How many monks and nuns, or novices, would you say?
- Galileo had a mixed education, starting at a monastery school in Vallombrosa where he entered the order as a novice, against the wishes of his father.
- One confessor ordered Veronica Giuliani to kneel while a novice of the order kicked her in the mouth.
- The area under claim amounted to a sacred precinct as most of the acreage was associated with initiation rites, the storage of sacred objects, and the activities of religious tutors and novices.
- He was an officer in the Irish Guards before becoming a novice monk in the Benedictine Order in 1955.
- Both were described in the future tense since both took place in the context of the Eucharist, of which the novice had no direct experience.
- Maana's wife went to the temple to give alms daily, serving breakfasts and lunches to her son, other novices and monks, until her son was disrobed.
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.
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