In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of coin, medal)el anverso
- The obverse of the coin shows His Majesty King Rama IX, Bhumibol Adulyadej.
- It was no wonder that this minting machine was chosen as part of the design for the obverse of the medal.
- It was a 1,000 yen coin with Fuji Mountain on the obverse.
- Why would collectors of Thai medals be interested in a French medal with King Louis XIV on the obverse?
- On the obverse of the coin, which is shown on the stamp, there is the ‘Phra Athit’ or rising sun.
- On the obverse was the coat of arms with Norwegian wood, and the reverse shows ‘Mother Norway’ looking out on the sea.
- Six different coins were produced; all with His Majesty's portrait on the obverse, and the reverse shows dragons in different special features.
- The coin shows on the obverse the elephant with the date CS 1197, and on the reverse is the inscription Muang Thai (Thailand).
- The obverse - shown - bears a configuration of nineteen cogged wheels around the center, each wheel engaging those on either side of it.
- I explained that all Euro coins have the same face but that the obverse depicts a scene of the country where the Euro coin was first issued.
- It is a medal with Napoleon III on the obverse, and the reverse shows Napoleon III receiving the Thai Ambassadors on 27th June 1861.
- Similarly, on the obverse of each coin is its value and a mark to indicate directionality, and on the reverse is its suit and another directional marker.
- The obverse of the medal shows the portrait of King Louis XIV and the reverse shows the Thai ambassadors.
- The notch is formed on each of the obverse and reverse sides of the base plate.
- On the obverse, it is a picture of a quadriga (four hours and a vessel) and the reverse is a picture of the goddess Artemis-Arethusa with four dolphins around.
- The obverse shows King Chulalongkorn facing left with the inscription ‘King of Siam’ and A. Patey on the King's shoulder.
- The obverse of the medal bears the text, AWARDED BY THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA and a graphic device assumed to be the logo of the Franklin Institute.
- The obverse of both coins shows the portrait of King Rama V and the present King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX.
2(of statement, fact)la contrapartida
- Think of this as the obverse of 1970s-style stagflation, which brought us little or no growth, high inflation and high interest rates at the same time.
- The obverse of blocking maritime communications - in fact, the object of naval warfare, in Corbett's view - is protecting them.
- Balthus gave us the male view of pubescent girls trapped in closed rooms; Rego seems to be offering their obverse.
- Packer is the obverse to Wallace and it is exciting that they are producing powerful contemporary collections.
- It is also, in a manner of speaking, the obverse of the spirit of adventure that drove the Conquistadors to conquer ‘the unknown’ many centuries ago.
- Such a narrative is the direct obverse of Schwartz and Ehrenberg's celebratory national/cartographic dawn-chasing.
- But consider the obverse of Acton's terse observation: powerlessness corrupts and absolute powerlessness corrupts absolutely.
- They need to embrace their multiple selves and the self as multiple, to celebrate the obverse of the ‘history’ that is progress.
- Snooping women got caught up, she writes, in ‘the seamy obverse of elite inquiry.’
- His approach is the obverse of what Justice O'Connor did in Grutter.
- That is, indeed, the essential question, and it carries with it the obverse: what is it that must not be done?
- I regard the next sentence as the obverse of the first instruction.
- ‘Rock’ has been seen as the obverse of ‘pop’, though there was never a clear stylistic distinction.
- A ‘traditionalist’ is defined by the obverse on each of those scores.
- The question is not merely the obverse of the issues which arise in relation to MERCEDES or MERCEDES-BENZ registered in respect of clothing.
- Equally questionable is the obverse of the Harmon doctrine, the principle of absolute territorial integrity or riparian rights.
- The obverse, of course, was that such positive inducements would be withheld if the Soviet Union continued to pursue Cold War policies.
- From the beginning, Neil is plagued by his fears of losing Brenda, which are the obverse of his extreme dependence on her.
1(facing)(surface/face) del anversothe obverse side — el anverso
- The designs of the medals are based on a traditional style that includes a generic obverse side, based on the Commonwealth Coat of Arms.
- One of them depicts a winged victory and on the obverse side are engraved the words: ‘The Great War for Civilisation’.
- On its obverse side is the image of two worlds between two columns, representing the Pillars of Hercules.
- The obverse, but equally necessary, type of data flow is when people know reality and influence it.
- Of course there's an obverse side to this move, it would also give the government the power to take away licences.
- We are dealing with the obverse situation here.
- But this was not to the exclusion of the obverse relationship.
- On the obverse side, the authors examine the motives and reactions of owners who, ostensibly, did not understand why their slaves absconded.
- The parts of Formes which seek to substantiate this thesis do so chiefly by developing the obverse one: ‘Society is God’.
- The conquests were for the motive of sway, involving massive slaughter as the obverse politics of claim.
- In the Christian story, the obverse proposition is also rejected.
- These two pictures turn out to make fascinating, obverse pendants.
- This obverse voyeurism involves a gaze that is marked by a global optics filtered through nostalgia.
- The obverse web is also woven plain, but is much more sheer and the thread is coarser.
- But regrettably there was an obverse side to all this.
- So, if the risk of contemporary philosophy is scientism, then its obverse reflection is obscurantism.
- But isn't occupational mobility of this kind a great strength, the obverse side of robust job creation?
- The main reason for this is that the obverse side of the U.S. manufacturing revival was a manufacturing crisis in Japan and western Europe.
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