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 tree)rama feminine
- Little hooks line the trunk and branches of the tree, on which children can hang their creations or the drawings of their dreams and wishes.
- In other cases, growing trees had their branches cut regularly on one side, because they leaned on to private property; the trees grew up lopsided and leaned far on to the roads.
- The steel columns holding up the roof will resemble the trunks and branches of trees.
- Again and again, chronologers applied the same techniques to the materials they assembled along the tree's trunk and branches.
- People are collecting the branches and boughs of trees smashed down by the icy snow.
- Twenty or thirty large, gently fluted pods grow directly from the tree's trunk and branches, dangling like holiday ornaments.
- Five large hippo-like creatures were grazing on tall, violet flowers growing out from the branches of nearby trees.
- The position is similar to that where branches of trees growing on neighbouring property encroach across the boundary.
- Most people are likely to think of winter landscapes as pictures made up of stark contrasts, of dark tree trunks and branches against white snow.
- And my friend told me that you can graft an apple branch into a peach tree, but the branch will still grow apples.
- They grow on the tree branches and bloom for two months only, during July and August.
- This time he sang for his tree to grow thick branches and leaves to shelter him in this forbidding place.
- A profusion of mosses, liverworts, lichens and ferns cover the woodland floor and festoon tree trunks and branches.
- Most species find food while climbing on tree trunks or branches.
- Of special interest are the bromeliads that grow on trunks and along branches of big trees.
- Tucked away in the forest, and only accessible to those with local knowledge, its old contorted paperbark trees exhibited gnarly branches, trunks and burls.
- The curling movement of the smoke is echoed in the arabesques formed by the curving trunks and branches of two trees, which are also reflected in a pond in the foreground.
- In a branched system, a single pipe feeds smaller pipes along the way much like a tree trunk feeds the branches.
- Open-grown or widely spaced trees have larger-diameter dead branches than trees grown at narrower spacing.
- As a result, student work will improve if they try drawing trees that show branches growing toward them and - to a lesser extent - away from them.
2masculine ramalfeminine ramafeminine bifurcaciónfeminine ramificación
- The Estonian language is a branch of the Baltic-Finnish group of the Finno-Ugric family, related to Finnish.
- The mid-April snow storm will provide significant moisture for increased streamflow on the southern branch of the Platte River in Colorado.
- But this map also clearly shows that the river has many canals, streams, branches and tributaries.
- Several small branches of the corridor extend north and south of the main corridor.
- Russian is one of three East Slavic languages of the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family.
- The main station is being built at Ondangwa where the railway branches to Oshakati and to Oshikango.
- Thus, Sanskrit, instead of being the mother of all Indo-European languages, became just a branch of their huge family.
- There are many differences between these two branches of the language, and this word is one instance.
- Beyond a collection of compact, stone cottages, which were contemporaries of the Seadog's Roost, a minor branch of the road curved to the left.
- Private GEO-TV said the bus was traveling along the Karakoram highway in Kohistan when it left the road and fell into a branch of the Indus river.
- At this point they took the eastern branch of the road and walked for another five days.
- Which of us, after all, has grown up in an apartment block specifically built to house, on each of its eight floors, a different branch of our own family?
- They took the western branch of the road to begin with.
- He's going to come to a number of branches in the road, where he will choose, or events will choose, which road is taken.
- Family branches take turns to host the ceremony, with the expenditure shared by the whole village.
- It belongs to the Tibeto-Burman branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.
- Otherwise, the tongues spoken in Indonesia belong to several branches of the Austronesian language family.
- All the national languages, with the exception of the official language, English, are Bantu, a branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
- Hungarian belongs to the Ugor branch of the Finno-Ugric language family.
- Two branches of the family came out to Australia together in 1878.
- From there it will be carried up into the largest vein of the body and into the right side of the heart, then into the main branches of the arteries to the lung, where it will impact, blocking the blood flow.
- Over the years some branches of the family have been blighted by a congenital heart defect but Mrs Pike's illness was coincidental, say friends, because she was adopted.
- Greyhounds, red dragons and portcullises belonging to heraldry of various family branches finish off the decorations.
- Georgia was also on one of the branches of the Silk Road, which carried trade from China and India to Europe.
- Second, Goondiwindi's water park incorporates the Serpentine Creek, a branch of the Macintyre River.
- A new branch of the English language has emerged to describe the shady practice, with phishing, pharming, keylogging and spyware among the recently coined words.
- I have a feeling you and I are from different branches of the same family!
- And we will head out to my great-grandmother's place to meet with the branch of the family I'd rather not meet.
- In the Rio Negro, it inhabits the large swamps that form where tributaries meet the main branch of the river.
- Because in India, family bonding is still strong, and marriage is one occasion where distant branches of the family are remembered and invited.
- Now I must explain that my family - or branches thereof - have lived in South Africa for 154 years.
- My original intent was to ride all three branches of Metro North's New Haven Line in Connecticut.
- We walked through endless marble corridors that twisted and turned with many branches leading from the main thoroughfare.
- Serbo-Croatian belongs to the Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family.
- That hill led to the back of another sight, and that sight was connected to a branch of the main road.
- A mistake at a university in Laval and a railway branch built by the Canadian National changed things.
- Farther upstream, two branches of the river offer wilder rainbows and brook trout.
- The family now had branches firmly settled in Michigan and Massachusetts.
- It is not officially a branch, but rather an extension of the main line first named the Oshawa Subdivision and re-named the Belleville Subdivision.
- Shakadang Stream is a branch of the Liwu River, which cuts through rock layers 9 million years old to carve the Taroko Gorge.
3feminine sucursalfeminine sucursalfeminine agenciafeminine delegaciónbefore noun branch manager — gerente de sucursal
- branch library — sucursal de biblioteca
- Instead of being located in branches, business bank managers are being rehoused in three centralised sites in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Inverness.
- It ran a big trading business and had branch offices in many locations such as Osaka, Kobe and Hokkaido.
- He was surprised by the willingness of branch managers to merge businesses and share common facilities without head office intervention.
- Not only is the branch post office of essential use to the people of the community, but it also is a centre of vital community communication and a social meeting place.
- The arrangement breaks down the division between headquarters and branch offices.
- The branch managers and compliance officers failed in their duty.
- The idea is to make it easier for small businesses and branch offices to manage security risks more efficiently by using a single appliance.
- Remote workers, branch offices and small businesses have all been persuaded of the advantages of the appliance route.
- Twenty-eight locally registered banks and six branches of foreign banks operate in the country.
- The unions, which function as virtual corporate branch offices, immediately got the message.
- The layoffs affected 14 employees locally and 11 in branch offices.
- In most cases of loan default, the axe always falls on the branch manager and middle-level officers.
- As the leading bank for businesses, with a network of over 1600 branches and 1400 business managers, no one is better placed to help businesses succeed.
- This program aims at strengthening the influence of the branch organizations and helping the harmonization of the local legislation with that of the Union.
- Experienced branch managers will operate the elevators.
- This organization replaced an association of NGOs working for alcohol abstinence and had branch offices operating on regional and local levels.
- Post Office bosses say there are too many branches chasing too little business.
- Postbank operates 30 branches and 93 offices across the country and is represented in about 2300 post offices in Bulgaria.
- He said he had an opportunity to open a branch office for an established document-imaging business that two friends of his had started in another state.
- In the Rangoon division, 18 out of 40 branch offices are now operating, with nine permitted to put up their old signboards.
4(of organization)the American branch of the company — la división americana de la compañía
- the three branches of the armed forces — los tres cuerpos del ejército
- the executive/legislative branch — el poder ejecutivo/legislativo
1(plant) echar ramas(family/capillaries/river) ramificarse(road) bifurcarsea path branches (off) to the right — un sendero sale a la derecha
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