In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1príncipe masculinothe Prince of Wales — el Príncipe de Gales
- prince consort — príncipe consorte
- prince regent — príncipe regente
- prince royal — título conferido al hijo mayor de un monarca británico
- the Prince of Peace — el Príncipe de la paz
- the Prince of Darkness — el ángel de las tinieblas
- In a moment of fancy, I leaned forward to gently kiss her on the lips, much like the prince reviving Princess Aurora from enchanted slumber.
- For a second her mind broke free of the constraints of logic, imagining playful pixies and marauding dragons; captured princesses and vengeful princes.
- There are the kings and queens, princes and princesses, dukes and duchesses, and barons.
- It was intimidating being in the presence of princes and princesses, even though they ranged from Sasha's seventeen to Alois' fifty-nine.
- Is that so bad if Rual wants to read about elegant princes saving beautiful princess from danger?
- Uneasy relations between the prince and his father lasted until Henry IV's death in 1413.
- The play also deals with Galileo's tutoring of princes, and touches lightly on his familial relations, most especially on his relations with his friend, the future Pope Urban VIII.
- Oral folktales often expressed the hopes and aspirations of a peasant class where paupers became princes and virtuous girls princesses.
- Shades of yellow that included brown were the prerogative of the princes and princesses.
- Ugly sisters and wicked stepmothers, handsome princes and beautiful princesses are all culprits in making some children grow up with low self-esteem, say the US academics.
- Four of the park's 10 staff mermaids perform at each show in the spring's chilly waters, along with a male swimmer who plays the prince in the story.
- Once upon a time, India's princes and princesses lived in the kind of wealth you would only find in fairy tales.
- Stories of angels, princes and princesses of far-away lands and fairy tales would certainly carry off children to a new world, where their imagination could take on wings.
- What will all these little princes and princesses be like in their teenage years, if they get used to absolute, undivided attention from everyone when they're three and a half?
- This was once the place of royal summer retreat, and there is a wealth of stories about the kings, queens, princes and princesses who spent time here.
- By the middle of the century, many kings, princes, bishops, and nobles had clearly become reluctant to ‘represent’, act out, their status and grandeur.
- I was anticipating a marvelous story with a princess waiting for her prince in her royal castle.
- As the ungainly child of an unlucky shoemaker and an illiterate washerwoman in the Danish city of Odense, he dreamed of being a famous actor and made up little plays about princes and princesses.
- Perhaps there should be a rule that princes only become monarch if there are no princesses, and that all Governors General be female?
- We have been primed for it from the very beginning with fairy tales, princes and princesses falling in love at first sight and, mysteriously, living happily ever after.
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