In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1ReligioncelestialHeavenly Father — Padre Celestial masculine
- The new covenant is linked with the new heavenly Jerusalem.
- Earlier views of Jesus had portrayed him as a heavenly figure who had come to reveal heavenly mysteries and to institute a new religion.
- God's love of humanity makes the heavenly Father into a heavenly Mother.
- If you do not forgive men their sins your heavenly Father will not forgive you.
- Phillip Frank is now a prince in God's heavenly kingdom.
- He knelt at the Pope's feet, took his hand, and said, ‘God bless you, heavenly father!’
- The prayer was so heavenly and full of earnest spirituality that all gathered were affected by it.
- In such instances, the chant becomes wordless and the music begins to echo a kind of heavenly or angelic music.
- Blessings are obtained from our heavenly Father through prayer.
- Next, John is shown the heavenly court where God shares his divine throne with Jesus, who appears in the form of a slain but risen Lamb.
- Our own churches are intended to be holy places - sanctuaries for the heavenly chorus, a place where God meets humans.
- Some picture it as a kind of spiritual capital - like money in a bank account - whereby credit is built up as the deposit on a heavenly rebirth.
- We who are the objects of that divine love are infinitely more treasured by our heavenly Father than we can know.
- But it is every blessing that is spiritual in heavenly places.
- The act of being robed in white by the heavenly benefactor speaks of the divine patron bestowing honor upon them in their hour of shame.
- But the Holy Spirit wants to raise our minds to our heavenly Father so that we can look at him and delight in him, just as he delights in us.
- Immortality means belonging to the family of God, the heavenly court.
- The members of the church today are blest with all spiritual blessings in the heavenly places in Christ.
- Let's listen carefully for the counsel of the Holy Spirit and train our eyes on the prize of the heavenly Jerusalem.
- It tries to gain advantages before God and obtain righteousness through a supposedly better life with more divine occupations and more heavenly thoughts.
2Astronomycelesteheavenly bodies — cuerpos celestes masculine
- Perfect motion should be in circles, so the stars and planets, being heavenly objects, moved in circles.
- With allusions to the heavenly clutter of planets and stars, the artist gives his canvases a feeling of boundlessness.
3informal(superb)divino informalwe had a heavenly time — lo pasamos divino informal
- To be clement is to be lenient and compassionate, or, in the case of weather, perfectly heavenly.
- The flowers direct the eye upward past a small, brooding view of Toledo - at which point the picture seems to burst into an exultant heavenly space.
- I was about to give up when I spotted the most beautiful, perfect, heavenly, off white, romantic fairy-fantasy skirt at the far end of the floor.
- I had one this morning at one of our local spas and it was heavenly.
- They run out quickly of these heavenly delights, so get there early.
- It was like the world disappeared, and we were spinning in a void of perfect, heavenly intimacy and pleasure.
- Together we shall traverse this heavenly path to excellence.
- Everything seemed heavenly that morning, even washing the dishes, for Emlyn was filled with the euphoria of being on the road for the first time.
- Indeed, it was a heavenly delight to hear his sublimely pure ethical doctrine delivered with such powerful philosophic eloquence from the lips of its very creator.
- A new brand has appeared, and this morning I had a scallop dish that was truly heavenly.
- Thus, the Youth Daily proclaimed, ‘The draw of the Super Girls leaves the heavenly kings of pop in their dust.’
- Shopping is a mundane necessity for most of us, but for some, it is a heavenly delight that just can't be beaten by any other vice.
- A fireside chat in the wee hours of the morning attains a heavenly composure, the dramatic ethereal lighting making this their crucial scene.
- Jason Pierce oversaw the compilation of tracks here, and it serves as a timely reminder of the heavenly wonder of one of Britain's foremost musical talents.
- There are certainly heavenly smells that remind me how much I love and miss California.
- Paradise is easier for Sally to work with because Ruskin had already recognised it in a lush green flat space with heavenly views over Coniston and hills.
- ‘Hmmm,’ said Sophie when we entered the heavenly portals of the pleasuredome.
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