In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(Archit)verja feminineportalón masculine
- Towers, statues, pointed ceilings, balconies, gateways, and windows decorated the castle from the outside, creating a marvel for those outside to take in.
- This was the genesis of the famous gopurams, or entrance gateways of the temple cities of the south.
- Although a bridge associated with two arches or gateways is found in the tradition derived from Ligorio, these are never both placed on the bridge proper.
- This straw-dry, stone-strewn river plain is perfect for grapes, planted in long straight rows protected by tidy fences with impressive gateways and fancy names for the wines they produce.
- This could be due to the fact that the square was a essentially a static form, signifying calm and rest, while the entrance gateway needed to have some dynamism.
- The gateway frames part of the curving balustrade, helping to point the way to the front door.
- But it is not only that sweater; it is the buildings, walls, doors, gateways, gardens, and homes that carry the very same historical and memorial weight.
- Its main structures include the temple gate, memorial gateways, halls, wing-rooms, a mausoleum pavilion and a garden.
- The entire surface of the gateways is covered with bas-reliefs representing scenes from the life of Gautama Buddha, stories from the Jatakas, along with decorative elements.
- Through the arch of the inner gateway mined buildings are visible, scattered across a grassy plateau with the citadel on higher ground at the far end.
- This was one of many neoclassical projects - columns, gateways, and arches were the commonest - intended to commemorate the Napoleonic wars.
- The whole structure pivots upward to form a gateway arch.
- The gateway arch was dark - evidently it isn't lit during the wee hours of the morning.
- Up ahead he could see the gateway that marked the entrance to ‘The Garden’.
- Soon after, the gateway, entrance passage, and parts of the ramparts were attacked and heavily burnt.
- From time to time, a group of bearded clerics wearing their traditional cloaks emerge from the tiny entrance to the Church of the Nativity, a gateway so low that adults must bend to pass in and out of the shrine.
- During these months, Wright's original vision of ornamental concrete arched gateways scaled to frame the auditorium became steel bridges on columns subordinate in size to the auditorium.
- In addition, there are five ancient ancestral temples, four schools, one reading room, two pavilions, and three memorial gateways.
- Boasting a four-storey arched gateway, the building covered an area of 1,900 square metres and had a total of 3,400 square metres floor space.
- The still, quiet atmosphere of the temple is haunting as I walk through the unique construction of four gateways - unlike other temples on the island.
1.2(means of access)puerta feminineBombay, gateway to India — Bombay, puerta de entrada a la India
- she saw this as the gateway to stardom — pensó que esto le abriría las puertas al estrellato
- This book - several feet high - is the gateway, literally by way of a hidden passage, to the next section, The Dragon's Hand.
- What is life to someone who wishes that death was a gateway to paradise and that life is just a journey of hardships?
- The gateway course also provides a route in to higher education for those seeking a change in direction in terms of their career path.
- It was pointed out that access is the gateway to full participation in society for people with both physical and sensory disabilities.
- For medical researchers and other scientists, it's the gateway to funding, publication, and career advancement.
2Computingpasarela femininepuerta feminineentrada feminine
- All that we had was a customer that had two different gateways, two different internet connections; if one were to fail they would switch to the other one.
- Implementing security at the internet gateway can block phishing email and sites.
- The company also offers packaged Internet devices and Ethernet gateways.
- But it's possible to demand subscriptions through access gateways, then give patrons rights of use through those gateways by asking them for the bar code numbers on their library cards.
- A gateway has an Internet connection on one side, and some sort of LAN connection on the other.
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