In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to derive sth from sth
- she derives a deep serenity from her faith — su fe le proporciona una gran serenidad
- children can derive great enjoyment from the simplest things — las cosas más simples pueden dar enorme placer a un niño
- we can derive little comfort from the fact that he didn't spend everything — que no se lo haya gastado todo no es un gran consuelo
- the revenues derived from this activity — los beneficios que se obtienen de esta actividad
- the book derives its prestige from the accuracy of its analysis — el libro debe su prestigio a la rigurosidad de su análisis
- penicillin is derived from mold — la penicilina se obtiene (a partir) del moho
- the name is derived from the Greek — el nombre viene / deriva del griego
- Indeed, scientists who reject the evolutionary approach are free to derive hypotheses from whatever other sources they wish, including intuition, observation, or psychic cats.
- Stem cells can be derived from sources other than embryos - from adult cells, from umbilical cords that are discarded after babies are born, from human placentas.
- Manufacturers have derived some comfort from the fact that sales of canned beer to the off-licence sector have risen by around 7% so far this year.
- Fish oil supplements are derived from a variety of sources, including mackerel, herring, tuna, salmon, cod liver, halibut, whale blubber and seal blubber.
- Herbal medicines are derived from natural sources.
- The Africanized sources were derived from colonies obtained locally.
- Further, the research reveals that half of the genetic components were derived from African sources and that African cotton farmers ‘actively experimented’ with new cotton varieties.
- These data suggest that the bulk of the detritus was derived from local sources.
- However, the practitioners of this art were not medical, and there is little evidence that the doctors of those times derived any knowledge from this potentially rich source of anatomical material.
- Apart from its importance as a home for a wide variety of organisms, a large proportion of the world's human population lives close to or derives its food from estuarine or marine sources.
- He did repeatedly make clear that his story was derived from what his source said.
- Most of the budget is derived from other sources such as publication revenue.
- Recent years have seen considerable criticism and hostility regarding efforts of both courts and commentators to derive constitutional rights from sources other than explicit constitutional language.
- We tell ourselves that we live in the world's greatest democracy, one whose government derives its powers from the consent of the governed.
- Healthy rivers and lakes are vital not only because we derive our drinking water from these sources but they are also a means where we and our children pass the time through walks, fishing, swimming, canoeing etc.
- In my view help in answering that question can be derived from two sources.
- The idea that a democratic government derives its power from the consent of the people it governs is rooted in the belief that this grant of authority comes from an informed people.
- Accounts of imagined events are derived from an internal source and are therefore likely to contain cognitive operations, such as thoughts and reasonings.
- This organization can derive its power from a number of sources, both economic and non-economic.
- She claims her knowledge is derived from visionary sources.
1(stem from)to derive from sth — provenir de algo
- the characters in the film derive from real life — los personajes de la película están basados en seres reales
- Similarly, dishevelled comes from the Old French deschevelé and was not derived from a word shevelled.
- His only source of food derives from the charity and goodwill of devotees and locals.
- The vision of the heroic, conquering bourgeois essentially derives from these sources.
- The word derives from a Middle English expression, trenden, meaning to revolve.
- The classical Greeks placed their paintings in pinakothekai, a word deriving from pinas meaning plank.
- The word copper comes from the Latin word cuprum and this derives from the Greek work Kyprus.
- Nearly all regional organizations and alliances derive from treaty-based sources.
- The word syrup derives from the same Arabic root as the word sherbet.
- This process was called retting (a name which, unsurprisingly, derives from the same root as rot).
- Polis is a triple star in the upper part of the bow, whose name derives from the Coptic word for a foal.
- They are derived from many sources, and occur in stories all over Europe and in India.
- The word magazine derives from an Arabic word meaning a storehouse, a place where goods are laid up.
- To this, it added abundant new skilled labour supplies derived from two sources.
- The benefits of preserving rainforest derive from two sources.
- Rather, what it does demonstrate is a shared outlook deriving from a common ideological source.
- The English phrase joss money derives from the Portuguese word deos, meaning god.
- The account in the Library might derive from the same source.
- Concepts of good and evil can only be absolute when derived from an absolute source.
- The term derives from the ancient Greek word kanon, which designated a straight rod, ruler, or exemplary model.
- The villages' name derives from the old English word Slohtre meaning a muddy place.
- The word here is possibly derived from the magpie, a noisy, chattering bird.
- A major source of agricultural income derives from wine production.
- In etymological terms, the word Maremma derives from the Latin mare, or sea, and is related to the French marais.
- Funding for the operations, modernization, and support would derive from three sources.
- Meteoric water, derived from the atmosphere, originates and falls to the Earth as precipitation.
- The word stress derives from the Latin word stringer, meaning to draw tight.
- But it would be a long time before you came up with a source of happiness that derived from the beneficence of government.
- The word in English derives from Latin, in - meaning not and dividuus meaning divisible.
- As many writers have noted, our English words cosmos and cosmetics derive from the same ancient Greek root for universe and ornamentation.
- Much of the early evidence derives from literary sources, such as the chansons de geste.
- If a legal question is not answered by standards deriving from legal sources then it lacks a legal answer-the law on such questions is unsettled.
- The word Islam itself, meaning submission to God, derives from the Arabic root word salama, which means peace.
- Yet another source of public confusion derives from psychologists themselves.
- Dharma is etymologically derived from the Sanskrit root dh meaning to bear or support.
- The only requirement is that any new applications derived from the source code be made available for free.
- The Scots word ‘laird’ is a shortened form of ‘laverd’, an older Scots word deriving from an Anglo-Saxon term meaning lord.
- This is apt; the word baroque derives from the Portuguese for malformed pearl.
- Instead, they all derive from natural living sources, invariably micro-organisms themselves.
- But if justification can supervene on a belief's deriving from a reliable source, they have justified true belief.
- Most black pigments derive from natural sources, although some processing or preparation might be involved.
2Linguisticsto derive from sth — derivar(se) de algo
- What kind of rule(s) are needed to derive passive sentences?
- In this theory, a passive was no longer to be derived from an active sentence, but both from a common deep structure which was neither active nor passive.
- You can safely derive the true statement "I am not a Syrian" from the statement "I am an Israeli".
- Formal idioms are idiomatic in the sense just stated - their properties cannot be derived from more general principles.
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