In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(female magician)maga femininehechicera feminine
- Love was like an enchantress seducing them with its magic.
- The title of the opera comes about because the comely and charming Nastasya is considered to be an enchantress, to have magic powers to enchant men.
- Enchanters and enchantresses are people who possess sorcery, witchcraft, and either white or black magic.
- The enchantress had cursed not only me, but also the entire castle.
- In Mary Poppins that woman is more of a female entity, somewhere between a witch and a fairy, a gifted enchantress who floats down from the skies, propelled by an open, parrot-handled black umbrella.
- There were elves, wizards, enchantresses, noblemen, and the esteemed king himself.
- A Siren is a singing enchantress, part woman and part bird, who lures sailors to their doom.
- There were four ranks a person could be - witch or wizard, mage, enchanter or enchantress, and sorcerer or sorceress.
- It speaks of jousts, tournaments, wizards, falconry, enchantresses, damsels in distress, wars, quests, and the code of chivalry.
- Circe was a legendary enchantress in Greek mythology whose charms few could resist.
- She is a goddess and enchantress, also daughter of the sun.
- I started down the road toward the Enchanted Forest, and toward the despicable enchantress that was probably awaiting my arrival.
- For a second after that revealing instant, the enchantress once again turned her brilliant, captivating smile toward the prince.
- She had long, flowing red hair that had streaks of black in it, making her look like a combination of a tiger and an enchantress.
- It is the classic tale of a young knight who falls in love with Ondine, the female water-sprite of Scandinavian legend, an enchantress and seductress who is still capable of love.
- Elsewhere, various and sundry monsters, sea serpents, dragons and bare-breasted enchantresses were dealt with methodically.
- You both are goddesses and enchantresses, and the three powers you share are thought speak, telekenisis and time travel.
- They were all enchanters and enchantresses, for the city of Nevada was strictly forbidden to mortals.
2(seductive woman)mujer hechicera femininemujer cautivadora feminine
- English enchantress Beth Orton may have been the odd man out on the bill yet her gentle folk and sweet charm seemed to warm a crowd clearly unfamiliar with her material.
- She's a raconteur, an enchantress and a dreamer.
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