In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(descriptive word, phrase)epíteto masculine
- The normal way round is the creation of an identifying tag, normally by a pertinent epithet or nickname - hence I would become Fat James, or Green James, or Elf.
- Among them was Bill Shankly accompanied, even here, by what have become his defining epithets: ‘the legend, the genius, the man‘.
- Possibly, we tend to confine moral epithets to those amiable or unamiable qualities which require more cultivation to become habitual, or depend to a greater extent upon the presence or absence of self-discipline.
- Judging by the epithet you've awarded him, I take it you weren't unduly impressed.
- In Sanskrit, the Moon has many names and epithets.
- Looking up at the city's facades and trying to describe each of them with just one epithet was like constantly checking with my brain's in-built thesaurus for the synonyms of ‘ugly’.
- This is not a personal name but an epithet of those who have achieved enlightenment, the goal of the Buddhist religious life.
- Forms of address, epithets, and pronoun references that signal service and status, then clashes of rank, also get interwoven.
- In Ancient Greek poetry, poets used epithets to make names fit the metrical patterns they composed within.
- Everything was done to make us throw away sobriety of thought and calmness of judgment and to inflate all expressions with sensational epithets and turgid phrases.
- There is no epithet deficit when it comes to describing today's crisis of business leadership: greedy, unethical, and myopic appear regularly on the adjectival hot list.
- I learnt that because of your game, you had picked up several endearing epithets.
- Family names are arranged alphabetically beneath the divisions, and within each family the generic names and epithets are also alphabetized.
2(descriptive title)apelativo masculinesobrenombre masculine
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