In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ceniza femininethe city lay in ashes — la ciudad había quedado reducida a cenizas
- the building was reduced / burned to ashes by the fire — el edificio quedó reducido a cenizas en el incendio
- ashes to ashes, dust to dust — polvo eres y en polvo te convertirás
- A floor so clean you could sprawl on it without having to coat yourself in spilled booze or cigarette ash.
- A layer of volcanic ash and dust seems to have protected the ice from subliming away, the researcher said.
- Rubbing cigarette ashes, powdered pumice, or a piece of walnut into spots may also help remove them.
- Deep growls and explosions thundered through the air as clouds of black volcanic ash coated the surroundings.
- With his legs finally free, he climbed out of the hole, dropping cigarette ash onto the debris.
- Jack's crumpled white shirt was rolled up around his elbows and his black pants were littered with cigarette ash.
- Along with natural stone, they often used a form of concrete made from volcanic ash and lime.
- The most fertile land is in the Pacific coast region, where volcanic ash has fertilized the soil.
- The other gods were dusty with what looked like incense ash or vibhuti powder.
- This time, he helped save a $20-million building and the immeasurable grief of replacing yet another school burned to ashes.
- In my opinion, the oath should be burned to ashes.
- The three African generals sat around a table, tipping cigarette ash into a marble tray and tutting about the revolution going on outside.
- Haley took another drag of her cigarette before tapping the ashes into her empty tea cup.
- He looked over at her, raising his eyebrow, tapping his cigarette and sending burning ashes into the air.
- The ashes are made by burning palm fronds from the previous year's Palm Sunday and getting 'em blessed by someone with the proper credentials.
- Everything was burned to ashes, and people were left utterly dazed.
- They cleaned the huge brass vessels and plates with ash, sand and coconut husk.
- The landscape here is still a vast area of grey brown covered mostly with volcanic ash, dust and rock (a pumice plain).
- The volcano is active and tourists flock to see the nightly fireworks display of showers of burning ash and flaming boulders and to hear the mountain rumble and roar.
2ashes plural(cremated remains)cenizas feminine
- For eight years Mandy Sutcliffe visited a remembrance garden to pay her respects to her mother, father and sister whose ashes she believed had been scattered on a special family plot.
- He is part of the team investigating what is happening to the growing volume of human ashes now removed from crematoria.
- Interment of ashes took place in Ballinrobe cemetery.
- Adrienne was cremated and her ashes were scattered about the mountain, taken by the wind.
- It would only be a matter of seconds before the man's body was completely burned, but it would take a while before his entire body would burn to ashes.
- Many parents choose cremation because they can take their baby's ashes home or distribute them at a location that has some meaning to them.
- Only ashes remained, no bodies for him to burn properly to give peace to his parents' souls.
- Days later we took Doug's ashes into the mountains, spreading them in view of both Shuksan and Baker.
- A private ash interment will be held at a later date.
- After an autopsy, he plans to have his wife's body cremated and her ashes brought to Pennsylvania, where she grew up.
- The method contrasts very sharply with the unpopular cremation, the burning of the remains to ashes, which is accepted even by the Christian church.
- In fact, if someone is cremated, having died in the mountains or elsewhere, it is far more fitting to scatter the ashes from a mountain top or at a spot beloved of the deceased.
- Plots can contain the memorial stones and ashes of several generations, each ancestor bearing a new name bestowed by priests for the afterlife.
- When he was dying, he told his family to spread half of his ashes on the mystic mountains and the lake in China he had called home for so many years.
- A funeral director later identified the substance as human ashes.
- Normally, the entire body gets burnt to ashes in one-and-a-half hours.
- Cremation to follow and a private family interment of ashes to take place at a later date.
- Two months after the Staff of Energy was destroyed, Will's body was burned into ashes and thrown into the Atlantic Ocean.
- Buddha's ashes were distributed all over the country and Stupas were built for them.
- When my mother died, we took her ashes out into the ocean to the same spot where we had scattered my fathers ashes a few years earlier.
1also ash treefresno masculine
- In 1980, an old ash tree in Cumbria on which this lichen grew, had to be felled for safety reasons.
- The legendary ash tree of Scandinavia, Yggdrasil, forms the basis of Norse mythology.
- The hazelnut tree is associated with fertility while the ash tree carries with it the notion of barrenness.
- Forestry is also important, with a third of the land covered by birch, pine and fir in the north and oak, ash, beech and maple farther south.
- Creon stood up and leaned against the ash tree and folded his arms.
- They planted oaks, poplars, cork oaks, pines, chestnuts, candle pines, ashes, willows and many other trees.
- About fifty yards ahead there was a thrush sitting high and singing innocently in an ash tree that overhung the road.
- Root competition from the huge tulip poplars, ashes, and sweet gum trees contributes significantly to the parched soil conditions.
- Part of the continuing work was to reduce the size of the ash tree outside my study window, which is drinking too much water from the ground.
- Then, I was grasped by my shoulders and shoved against a thick post that had once been an ash tree.
- The first thing we saw when we hit the woods was an ice-cream sign nailed to an ash tree.
- In the topmost branches of a wonderful ash tree nestles a beautiful room with glass walls.
- Geo pulled out his great lance, made out of the strongest ash tree and bound in silver and pale green gems.
- A tall ash tree stood out from the rest of the trees that lined the crumbling brick wall, letters carved deeply into the trunk.
- The sculpture called Seminal is carved out of an ash tree trunk.
- An ash tree produces more and more branches as time passes.
- Of the most popular timbers maple is the hardest, with ash, beech, oak and cherry following respectively.
- It is arguable whether or not the name is referring to the ash tree or the remains of a fire.
- The newly planted trees include oak, ash, Scots pine, yew, birch and alder.
- The woods most often used for balsamic include chestnut, ash tree, cherry, mulberry, juniper and oak.
2(wood)madera de fresno femininefresno masculine
- The kitchen's mahogany, ash, and aluminum are carried into the living room, where they're composed as a painterly fireplace wall.
- The best wooden cutting boards are made from hard woods like oak, ash, and maple.
- Previous competitions also used poles made out of ash wood which was not flexible, and athletes would sort of climb up the pole as they jumped.
- My favourite woods are yew and ash, but I enjoy working with any wood.
- He uses ash to craft garden chairs, because of the wood's flexibility.
- The shaft of long handled tools should be a light wood, such as ash, and should be unpainted and free of knots.
- We heard the rhythmic pounding as the spear points were hammered onto shafts of ash wood.
- Using thorn, apple and pear woods for heads and ash for the shafts, Philip mastered his craft, revolutionising play with shapes that, literally, broke the mould.
- Look for wooden handles made out of ash or hickory wood.
- It was almost a foot long, made of ash wood with beautiful engravings of seagulls and sailor knots and braided ropes on it.
- Usually they were made of pine, though occasionally they were made of ash or poplar.
- Alternatively, for a clean, elegant look, go for hand-made hardwood kitchens in pale maple or ash.
- Then there are her unusual wall sculptures made from ash wood, which she says bring a ‘natural presence’ to the home.
- All products are made of three types of wood: ash from the US, beech from Germany and sapele from Africa.
- The neatly folded scented bed sheets and the four-poster bed made of ash wood had this annoying elegance, which seems to be mocking at her frustration.
- The traditional handle material is northern hardwood - usually ash, sometimes hickory.
- In keeping with the luxuriously modern interior, floors are finished in ash wood throughout, enhancing the feeling of space and light.
- Timberyards in the British Isles would have contained indigenous woods like oak, ash, elm, sycamore and beech.
- The internal finishes are impressive, with features such as larch, ash, deal and slate floors and hardwood doubleglazed windows.
- A pine plotting board and two pairs of dividers in their ash wood case were found nearby.
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