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 or like a woman)femenino(hygiene/protection) íntimo euphemistic
- I don't mind if either ‘society’ or the custodians of Standard English have decided that we should stop using feminine versions of nouns for occupations.
- Violence remains a potential threat beneath the appearance of feminine softness and the protestations of peace and benevolence.
- A subtle feminine touch is given by using soft shades and delicate embroidery.
- ‘She's still very feminine, enjoying shopping and praising traditional female virtues such as gentleness and love’.
- The season's clothes are feminine, pretty and anything but solid black, a dominant colour of many earlier seasons.
- My voice had returned to its usual feminine tones.
- In the 1960s, young womanhood was defined as essentially concerned with a feminine appearance and attracting the admiring male gaze.
- She was a woman of about thirty years of age, dressed poorly, in old garments, but still with decency, and with some attempt at feminine prettiness.
- It had been accomplished by defining masculine and feminine in new ways.
- Its methods should encompass intuition, emotional engagement, and other cognitive styles associated with a feminine sensibility.
- Amarelle's eyebrows were thick - but they were feminine and pretty!
- And without further adieu, Mr. Smith sauntered away in a saucy walk that had a distinct feminine quality to it.
- This, coupled with their pop music style and stereotypically feminine appearance, allowed them to be angry without being threatening.
- In too many cases, popular games feature animated female characters scantily clad and with exaggerated feminine attributes.
- ‘Some people might think it's a bit feminine,’ he says doubtfully.
- Conversely, women who do not conform to the caring and nurturing feminine stereotype could encounter gender discrimination in the workplace.
- Both were excellent fund-raisers among the wealthy, and they kept up feminine appearances by favouring Parisian fashions.
- To be honest, he looked pretty hot, though a little more feminine than my tastes run to usually.
- They were pretty eyes, almost feminine, he decided, and it was probably that.
- All gender traits, feminine and masculine, must be valued but not assigned.
- The pink also gives it a more feminine and ladylike quality.
- It had a feminine girlish quality in the cut, but a bold, womanly quality in color.
- Granted, it's not the same, but players are more feminine in their appearance nowadays; some shave their legs or manicure their nails.
- Rooms for feminine use look pretty and romantic in lacy textures or soft, out-of-focus florals in misty tones.
- Of course feminine strength, feminine power across gender isn't accorded value in the way that masculine strength and power are valorized.
- That ironical note is not only daily apparent in real life; it sets the whole tone of feminine fiction.
- Far from passively accepting objectification as a second-rate climber because of her sex, she conceived her strong feminine gender identity as an asset.
- The feminine mystique continues to fascinate both men and women.
- The main problem with this view is that it is scripted in the presumptuous notion that anyone perceived as pretty, feminine or sexy is playing a specific role, universally understood by all.
- There was the glass ceiling, the unequal pay, and while feminine qualities of leadership transformed the work world, they did so often at a cost to personal life.
- Removing the board gently, he reached down into the hollow and retrieved a bundle of papers covered edge-to-edge in a pretty, feminine hand.
- The binary and fixed construction of masculine and feminine gender identities is strictly enforced through history, religions, and popular culture.
- The two paintings that Sala feels the strongest affinity for are the most recent and most overtly feminine ones.
- Her obsession with feminine appearance indicates the degree to which she internalized and responded to the social codes of her day.
- She can compete with men in the work environment, raise her children if she so chooses, and maintain her feminine qualities as she accomplishes all of this.
- The trick to wearing androgynous attire with flair is to somehow still look feminine.
- In fact, some of the feminine qualities celebrated by many Victorians were increasingly cast in a negative light for both boys and girls.
- The feminine side of me wants humanistic evaluations of interesting female people in the news, written by well-bred, well educated women.
- The voice was a man, and almost familiar, but it had a quiet, feminine quality to it that Ethan hadn't ever heard in a man's voice before.
- Even within her marriage, Cleo will not give up her individual power and perform stereotypically passive feminine gender roles.
- In the Arabic language, a feminine pronoun is generally used in such instances.
- This North Queensland language has four genders: masculine, feminine, edible and neuter.
- To be sure, it may be the case, in a gender language, that male and female persons will be designated by nouns of masculine and feminine gender, respectively.
- Sometimes, even its indeclinable adjectives had their cases: nominative singular masculine wise and accusative feminine plural wise, etc.
- Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into male and female groups and asked them to decide for themselves whether computer should be a masculine or a feminine noun.
- A college class was discussing the fact that nouns in some foreign languages are either of masculine or feminine gender.
- In Arabic grammar there are certain rules and criteria for feminine gender.
- The word death in Polish is a feminine noun, and is thought of as a tall woman draped in white.
- Now you might argue, so why do you need a feminine suffix of the numeral when you have a noun which is masculine?
- English is a great language - no masculine and feminine nouns, fewer tenses to our verbs and loads of nouns.
- Older and more conservative users of the language often claim this is gender-neutral: that it will be understood to include the feminine gender as well as the masculine.
- Do Spanish adjectives have masculine and feminine forms?
- If he's memorizing French vocab, ask him if he knows the difference between masculine and feminine nouns.
1(noun etc)femenino masculine
2(gender)(in) the feminine — (en) el femenino
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