In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(moon)creciente masculinethe Crescent — la Media Luna
- The moon appeared as a thin crescent in the dark, cloudy blue sky.
- On the morning of the 19th the yellowish planet will be below and to the left of the Moon's crescent.
- Every month, the first crescent of the new moon is observed, defining the beginning of the new month, whilst each year Ramadan commences 11 days earlier.
- The moon, waned away to a tiny crescent, didn't emit enough light for him to be sure of his way.
- Now, it is but a thin waxing crescent!
- Another difference between the hemispheres, which is often overlooked, is the direction in which the crescents of the Waxing and Waning Moons point.
- Above me, a silver crescent moon hung, now and then, clouds of dark shadow misting across it.
- It will not be washed out by moonlight this year, since the Moon will be a waning crescent just a couple of days from New.
- Thirty-three hours later, as the Moon set in the west, it would be visible as a slender crescent.
- The appearance of a crescent is a phenomena associated with the position of the moon as it reflects light from the sun and it is not subjected to weather or atmospheric conditions.
- Astronomy was necessary to view the lunar crescent for religious purposes.
- She found him standing alone in the moonlight, staring up at the waxing crescent.
- The crescent of the New Moon glowed in the indigo heavens, and to his left, Venus, the Evening Star of Ishtar kept him company.
- The moon waxes from new to sickle, crescent, half-full and disk, and wanes back again as the relative positions of sun and moon change.
- The moon was a bright crescent among the sea of stars, each one glowing brightly.
- The Moon will be a waning crescent, just a few days from New, and so will not interfere.
- The view is from Titan's night side, making the moon appear as a thin crescent.
- The night was silent, all three moons were alive in the sky now and their glowing crescents cast an eerie glow across his face.
- Another omen claims that if the first crescent of the new Moon appears with its lower horn obscured, stormy weather is indicated in the first phase of the Moon.
2.1(shape)media luna feminine
- Ritchie got out of his car and walked up to number 34 Stanford crescent.
- The street was in fact a crescent with a large, Victorian home situated at the very end.
- Taking hold of his bag again and sliding the phone into his pocket, he picked up his pace and ran out of the park and wove in and through the complex network of crescents, courts, drives and streets.
- Townhouses line the streets, crescents, and squares - with some terraces descending quite steeply to the north.
- There were no streets, only avenues, crescents and closes.
- In the 1820s Bath, Bristol, Dublin, and Edinburgh, cities which had flourished in the eighteenth century, were all still raising classical squares, streets, and crescents.
calle en forma de media luna
1crecientethe crescent moon — la luna creciente
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