In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(lips/person) temblar(leaves) agitarse(air) vibrarhe was quivering with fear/cold — temblaba / se estremecía de miedo/frío
- I loved the way that the stage just transformed itself with quivering strands of material.
- She was met with the tip of a black sword quivering centimeters away from her nose.
- The flame quivered a little more then went out.
- You are instantly transported into an enchanting vista of cool water-filled ponds that quiver and shimmer with shadows that change with the time of day.
- We also have the species Astrantia major with green flowers filled with pinkish stamen which quiver in the slightest of breezes.
- Swung around the head by a string they produce quivering vibrations in the air and have particular significance for initiation rites.
- The earth shook and quivered underfoot.
- She brought the feather up to look at it and it quivered in the slight breeze.
- And it was a relief when Jude swung the steel-hooked gaffing pole over the side, and hauled on board a solid, quivering muscle of a fish.
- The leaves shook and quivered.
- At the microscopic level of nature, everything is vibrant - sap flowing, leaves and blades of grass quivering in the wind - but the eye can hardly see them.
- I used to love doing that, jumping feet first into quivering mountains of brown and red, kicking my way through the gutters where the leaves collected best.
1(movement)temblor masculinoestremecimiento masculino
- I noticed a slight quiver in the man's lips, and to my surprise, he dropped his gun, staggered away, and collapsed to his knees.
- He sounded calm, but I caught a quiver in his voice.
- Her body froze as she saw the words, the words that made her quiver with fear.
- Her hands trembled, a fine quiver that rippled through her body.
- She was proud of herself for keeping the quiver from her voice.
- The anger in her face could make the bravest man in the world quiver in fear.
- He tried to keep his tone matter-of-fact and business-like, but he couldn't completely hide the quiver of emotion as he spoke of leaving her.
- He had noticed her shaking and the slight quiver in her voice as she finished her story.
- Amy's voice filled the room, a slight, underlying quiver in her tone, as if she didn't want to hear more.
- Although she had intended to sound indignant, the quiver in her voice betrayed the chuckle she was controlling.
- Yes, it was strictly the challenge that appealed to him, he told himself, ignoring a sudden quiver of breath.
- I silently cursed myself for the quiver in my voice.
- There's just something in that voice, that slight quiver that lets you know he isn't hiding behind anything.
- The only indication was the slight quiver of his upper lip as his eyes bore into James.
- Steel and acoustic guitars, fiddles, banjo, piano, accordion, harmonica, brass and upright bass create a bulbous, classic sound haunted by the quivers of musical saws and other alien devices.
- His face was calm, but the slight quiver in his words betrayed him.
- She said, louder this time, and with a quiver in her voice.
- He ignored the slight quiver in his voice; after all, these English rooms echoed so oddly.
1(for arrows)carcaj masculinoaljaba femenino
- Lying at their feet were two new swords and a crossbow complete with a full quiver of arrows.
- She unstrung it and put the bowstring in a pouch at her belt, and found a quiver and arrows with black fletching.
- I packed my quiver full of arrows along with my armguard and left the palace.
- All carried longbows and a quiver full of arrows behind their backs.
- These include the bow and the basic accessories hunters need, such as a sight, quiver and arrow rest.
- His sword was sheathed, and his arrows still in their quiver.
- Archers quickly exhausted quiver after quiver of arrows from their yew longbows.
- A yew longbow rested on his shoulder; the hawk feather fletched arrows were in the quiver on the other.
- A tall woman stomped into the clearing, holding a longbow and a quiver of arrows.
- She dressed in green and carried a longbow and a quiver of arrows on her back.
- Around the archer's waist and legs were 15 arrowheads, suggesting that a quiver of hafted arrows had been scattered over his lower body and legs, but the bow had long since rotted away.
- Archers drew their arrows from their quivers and readied to fire.
- He also had a framed backpack, a utility belt containing tools, a quiver containing 14 arrows, a flint dagger and most amazing of all, a copper axe.
- Smoothly, he drew another arrow from the quiver and nocked it to the bow.
- Slung across her back was a large crossbow and quiver of arrows.
- Joshua could make out that while some archers carried one quiver of arrows, many carried up to three.
- He carried a longbow and a quiver of arrows and a sword-belt was at his side, although no sword was visible.
- He carried a small longbow and a quiver of arrows over his back.
- In the center was an enormous longbow with a quiver of arrows beside it on its own peg.
- At the time of his death, Otzi was carrying an unfinished longbow, a quiver of unfinished arrows and a backpack.
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