Translation of Gothic in Spanish:


gótico, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈɡɒθɪk//ˈɡɑθɪk/


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    Architecture Literature
    • The relationship between Gothic ornament and literature can be quite striking.
    • If the landscape, as Louis Gross argued in his book on Gothic fiction, was the locus of terror in much American fiction, the landscape has become less threatening in this century.
    • Whether writing about Gothic churches or peasant shrines, Chateaubriand managed to convey a sense of awe and respect which he placed at the centre of religious experience.
    • A wine like this often reminds me of a Gothic cathedral with flying buttresses.
    • Du Maurier's novel is a lusty tale of pirates on the Cornish coast, with plenty of Gothic atmosphere, and opportunities for grand set pieces - including two shipwrecks.
    • About 1120 arches began to be made pointed, and from this grew the style known as Early English, the first phase of Gothic architecture in England.
    • Edinburgh's graceful Gothic buildings, famed Fringe Festival and history-drenched Royal Mile provide plenty of options to the visitor.
    • The ornate Gothic church directly across from her home provided a dramatic backdrop as the summer sun went down.
    • The critical fortunes of Gothic writing since Walpole's time have swung intermittently between derision of its hoary clichés and enthusiasm for its atmospheric, psychologically suggestive power.
    • Built between 1160 and 1289, Saint Peter's cathedral is a combination of Romanesque, Gothic and neo-classical styles.
    • Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, baroque, and rococo facades combine to create majestic results.
    • She had turned away from Gothic literature and started writing about what she knew, inventing a new genre.
    • Although both narrators are prone to purple passages, the texture of Singer's Gothic prose remains one of the novel's strengths.
    • Nor were these all soaring, vertical lancets that ended, Gothic style, in pointed arches.
    • The Jerusalem YMCA is a combination of Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, and neo-Moorish architecture.
    • Thompson addresses the variations Poe creates with the Gothic tale by structuring a conflict between reason and irrationality.
    • The film was of the ‘art house’ variety, a dark tale set in a Gothic atmosphere with a family being slowly torn apart.
    • And so too may Campion in her portrayal, which effectively returns Isabel to the realm of Gothic romance.
    • The home's two brick and stone chimneys were based on existing French Country and Gothic designs.
    • Do not expect to like it if you do not like science fiction or Victorian literature set in London or Gothic horror.
    • And these story lines provided a chance to break from the Gothic tone of previous seasons.
    • It's not a genre like, say, science fiction or Gothic horror or romance.
    • Barron surveys a number of French Gothic churches and includes a number of illustrations.
    • Ramsey reminds us of the increased importance and status of named architects at this time, a process initiated during the earlier periods of Gothic architecture.
    • Functioning as both a commentary and counterpoint to the center text, excerpts from the Gothic short stories of Edgar Allan Poe run along the left side of the page.
    • The style of the film is very Tim Burton, with its Gothic humour and distorted architecture.
    • The arts of prose fiction were extended by Scott's historical novels, by the sensational effects of Gothic fiction, and by the emergence of the short story form in the Edinburgh and London magazines.
    • The vast master bedroom - two bedrooms knocked into one - has a row of decorative Gothic sash windows overlooking the garden as well as an en suite and separate toilet.
    • In My Antonia, memory is Gothic in both of these senses: it occurs across unstable boundaries and in a dubious and ambivalent relationship to domesticity.
    • Even members of your own family cast a Gothic shadow.
    • Barry was a master of planning, organisation and dealing with bothersome committees and he had designed some Gothic buildings, but he was not at heart a Goth.
    • However, Barron's largely uncritical appropriation of Gothic architecture for the 21st century troubles me.
    • The parliament is a Greek temple, the city hall, a Flemish Gothic guildhall.
    • The Gothic arches of the college provide the inspiration - the canteen, the hostel steps, the ‘woods’ - all colouring the memories of the rebel years.
    • The result incorporates a visible seismic infrastructure with shapes that reflect the traditional Gothic tracery.
    • Although William Beckford wrote a Gothick romance as reckless and immoderate as himself, his life of epic prodigality would arrest attention had he not written a single line.
    • Indeed, the pattern has been revisited and reworked by countless Gothic stylists since Poe.
    • And yet Kyoka's delicate, visual language suspends the Gothic violence over moments of horrible beauty.
    • Like the soaring vaults of Gothic cathedrals, the Eiffel Tower is a uniquely French symbol of invention and aspiration.
    • The Castle of Otranto was an early example of the Gothick horror novel and Historic Doubts on Richard III fathered a minor academic industry.
  • 2

    (language) gótico
    (people) godo
    • With the seat of power removed to the east, the Italian peninsula was left largely unguarded as the Gothic hordes swept west from their homelands at the periphery of the Black Sea.
    • The Germans consolidated in the Po Valley, along the so-called Gothic line, and fought a hard battle through the autumn and winter months.
    • With the extinction of the Ostrogothic language, the longest-surviving Gothic people finally disappeared from history.
    • The Swedes are descended from the Gothic tribes that moved into Sweden following the melting glaciers, probably during the Neolithic period.
    • During the sixth century, in the period between the Gothic war and the consolidation of the Lombard kingdom under king Agilulf, there were repeated Frankish interventions in Italy.
    • Protected in Rome by his patrons, he left the city at the time of the Gothic sack in AD 410, taking brief refuge in Africa and seeing his supporter Cælestius condemned at the Council of Carthage in 411.
    • He translated the Bible from Greek into the Gothic language.
    • Not until 562 did he finally take Brixia and Verona from the Goths and inflict a crushing defeat on the combined Frankish and Gothic armies.
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    (script/type) gótico
    (type/script) (sans serif) sin patines US
    • The presence of Gothic motifs in the typography of 16th-century illustrated books and even in church architecture is not construed as a paralyzed attachment to tradition.
    • Mutu is the David Beckham of his country: a fashion icon who married a TV star, he displays a tattoo of his son's name, Mario, in Gothic letters along the base of his back, and wears boots with Mario embroidered on them.
    • Written in magniloquently Gothic letters of gold leaf, the composer's name on the portrait above his left shoulder recalls the style of the escutcheons of the knights of the Golden Fleece.
    • With deep concentration, I carefully formed the Gothic script.
    • I examined the videotape, looking at the bright stickers that marked it as the store's, as well as the title of the movie, proclaimed boldly in Gothic script on its front.
    • Each page is covered in a translucent layer of white acrylic and mica that partially obscures the text, which is printed in an old-fashioned Gothic font.
    • The pages are blank save for a sinister woodcut of a dragon and a single word in Gothic type: Drakulya.
    • With his initials in Gothic script on either side, the artist's head is topped by a snake that doubles as a wisp of hair.
    • It comes in two different typographic styles, Gothic typeface and graffiti style, both of which are popular in hip-hop on an international scale.
    • The quotations are printed in the Fraktur Gothic typeface favored by the Hitler regime, and beneath the citations Haacke has placed a row of garbage cans, each fitted with a speaker playing the sounds of marching troops.
    • It was launched with the 1921 vintage in 1927 as a more accessible product than the host of German bottles adorned with Gothic script and long, complicated names.
    • On the other side was printed only the initials NB, in a kind of Gothic script.
    • Again, one felt the force of Sigmund Freud's personality as he parades his Analysis of the Ego in bold Gothic script across the pages.
    • In 1934 the Monotype Corporation had won an international competition to provide new sets of Gothic type for every German government department, and had kept a set of them.
    • A band of gilded silver inscribed with Gothic lettering that reads BRACHIUM S. PHILIPPI encircles the wrist of the arm relic.
    • Underneath it were the words ‘Animal Martyr’ emblazoned in a flowing, Gothic script.
    • In Europe, the Gothic script of some manuscripts and of early printing (Gutenberg's, for example) enjoys a similar life as pattern alone.
    • The part of the menu dealing with the sausages, by the way, was illustrated with a saying in German in Gothic script: ‘Everything has an end, only the sausage has two’.


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    gótico masculine
    English/International Gothic gótico inglés/internacional
    • Caroline Bruzelius brings similar considerations of nationality to bear on her study of French Gothic in Central and Southern Italy in the thirteenth century.
    • Australian Gothic is generously illustrated with full-page colour illustrations and black and white photographs and drawings that are carefully related to the text.
    • The most important and original monument of Estonian Gothic is the old town of Tallinn itself, which is listed as a World Heritage site.
    • The Arts Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand is an example of 19th-century Gothic.
    • From the 1840s it was the norm for the Anglo-Indian church builder to follow the precedent set by the revivers of the many permutations of Gothic in England.
    • Baxandall's term is adapted from the style terminology for late Gothic, relating the sculpture to broader traditions of taste and craft.
    • No architect has ever completely summarized the Gothic any more than been completely Modern; historians have made these points time and again.
    • The central arch at Ajmer is straighter - Tudor Gothic - and the side arches are multifoil and cusped, a common feature in other Islamic work outside India.
    • Architecturally, three styles were merged for the construction of the building - Gothic, Ionic and Corinthian.
    • The hill has been built upon since the 10th century, and almost every style of architecture is represented upon it, from Romanesque to Gothic to Renaissance to Baroque.
    • Here, I stood face-to-face with magnificent structures in 17 architectural styles, including Gothic, renaissance and classical.
    • The buildings, with their revival styles - Tudor, Spanish, Mediterranean, and Gothic - were the first to bring apartment-style living to our cities.
    • And those blokes who might have invented Gothic, the Moors?
    • Suburban Gothic is the style of the moment on the UpsideClown.
    • The combination of styles - Gothic, Renaissance, Classical, Modern, and Baroque - makes the old city center especially attractive.
    • After much discussion, we looked at different door styles from different architectural styles such as Gothic, Art Deco, Colonial and Modern.
    • The largest and most complex of Byrne's commissions, this commission reflected the nation-wide interest in Gothic, but in a novel, contemporary iteration.
    • Here you will find Gothic, Baroque, Neo-Classical and Art Nouveau nestling among Sixties and Seventies monstrosities.
    • It's a confusingly grand mixture of styles from Gothic to Gaudi.
    • She also gave an account of the Russian architecture - Baroque, Gothic, Art Nouveau.
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    gótico masculine
    • Goths had their own Arian churches (as can still be seen in Ravenna), and surviving documents written by clerics show that Gothic was spoken there.
    • Especially interesting is the Crimean Gothic word for ‘egg’.
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    Cinema Literature Theatre
    obra gótica feminine
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    letra gótica feminine
    (sans serif) caracteres sin patines masculine US
    • ‘Erich’ became ‘Eric’ and he now wrote in Latin characters instead of Gothic.
    • It is also written in the new humanist script: this replaced medieval Gothic script and, in its rejection of Gothic's abbreviations and fusion of letters, made text more accessible.