In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
(of animal)cuerno masculinefeminine astacacho masculine South Americaguampa feminine Southern Cone(handle/button) de asta(button/handle) de guampa Southern Cone
- Texas is a place where everything is bigger, the adage goes, and that's as true of our lakes as of the horns on our cattle and the tires on our pickups.
- Pan is most often portrayed with the torso of a man, the hooved legs and twisty horns of a wild goat, and the capricious face of a human.
- I know this because I recently went into Gap to try on a nice grey cardigan with dark-green trim and horn buttons, mindful that this could be my key purchase for autumn 2004.
- It was imperative that all ritual was accompanied by the correct type of bull according to its colour, markings and horn shape to ensure the efficacy of the ritual.
- The reference to horn and ivory show that composite bows were known, and the inclusion of yew shows they knew of this best of bow timbers.
- It seems the Chinese believe that this rhino's horn cures everything from lumbago to laryngitis, and they will pay anything to get it.
- Some specimens even sport multiple pairs of horns, between four and six inches long.
- Tiger bone is used to treat arthritis and muscular atrophy, and rhino horn to treat fevers, convulsions, and delirium.
- At the end of these two cows' horns are attached, and to the horns two large goat skin bellows, one each side of the furnace.
- This netsuke of a seated deer howling at the moon stands 9.7 cm in height, and was carved in the Edo period from ivory with dark horn inlaid for eyes.
- What artist would represent cattle without horns?
- Throw a tax cut their way, the argument goes, and like lovers haplessly lost to the aphrodisiacal effects of ground rhino horn, they'll be putty in your hands.
- Obviously rhino horn has nothing to do with genitalia.
- In Yemen, for example, rhino horn is carved into handles used in daggers called jambiyas.
- One trader along the border of what are today South Africa and Botswana employed 400 African hunters in the pursuit of rhino horn.
- Hand-crafted objects are made in wood, leather, horn, metal, stone, mineral, clay, cloth, and feathers.
- Before that, ales, which were typically dark and cloudy with yeast, were served in everything from mugs and tankards to goat horns and the chalices of kings.
- The only difference between them was the ram's horns on one's head and the goat horns on the other.
- At the festival itself, some of the men wear small goat horns attached to their heads, giving them a rather satyr like appearance.
- It must be dissolved slowly in water, over several days and then filtered to remove traces of Acacia tree bark, elephant hide and rhino horn.
- Here the cows were small with slender horns and the sheep quite goat-like.
- Based on these measurements, the horn capsule of the claw is a composite of horn produced over the past 12 to 15 months.
- Rhino horn is said to make men sexually unstoppable, and asparagus, bananas, eels, oysters, figs and ginseng are all reputed to get you going.
- Any effects of rhino horn are almost certainly placebo effects, of which scarcity, improbability, and high cost play a part.
- It is like looking at a pair of cattle horns, is it not?
- On his belt he carries several knives, and a ram's horn for blowing.
- We do have things like rhino horn occasionally, and tiger fur, not on a huge scale, but it still happens.
- During their first cold winter, Lewis shipped a collection of skins, horns, skeletons, and prairie plants back down the Missouri.
- Most noticeable were two giant goat horns protruding from its head.
- To date we've examined over 1,000 rhino horn pills; we've never found a real one.
- The same is true for the cost of rhino horn, but the whole story is even a bit more complicated.
- In contrast, both sexes of many other hoofed mammals have permanent, hollow horns.
- Ankole cattle, from the great lakes region of East Africa, are also bred for horn shape and size.
- The bow itself could be simply of wood or of a composite of horn or whalebone placed between two thin pieces of yew and covered in tendon, while steel bows appear from the 14th century.
- But the proteins on our outside - in skin, hair, and nail, as well as animal horn and hoof - are of a different kind.
- At the town's market, I had discovered the magnificent horns of a blue sheep while examining wildlife body parts being offered for sale.
- Male bighorn sheep with the largest horns, for instance, have the highest social rank and are more likely to mate.
- Since Viagra gets it up more reliably than powdered horn, Asia has made a quick switch, and poachers have lost market share.
- Other participants perform libation using Scotch or other similar liquor by pouring from a ram's horn.
- The horns of cows and sheep grow over a bony core that resembles the horn in shape, so anything with a slightly twisted cone of rough-surfaced bone is unlikely to be human.
(of snail)cuerno masculine
- The man has stopped to look at a slug, which has horns and a slick skin, but they only know he has stopped.
- And I don't want to cut off the horns of a black snail.
- This contrasts with the horns of artiodactyls, which have bone cores, are paired, and are located on the frontals.
- In some boxfishes, such as the aptly named cowfishes, the keels extend forward, beyond the body, to form sharp horns.
- The dorsal gray horn receives incoming or afferent fibers.
- The creature within is like a huge snail with horns tipped by bright golden eyes.
- Many of his contemporaries derided him as ‘a hesitating cow’ or ‘a bull with snail's horns.’
- The figure was bald, and sported several horns where hair should have grown.
- The lad noticed the stranger's ink-black hair and the horns that grew upon his head.
- Any animal fairly bristling with long, pointed horns and spikes simply looks ready to fend off any and all would-be predators.
- She sighed as she looked down at the water and saw not only her reflection but a figure with brown hair and horns looking into the pond as well.
- Many living animals have horns or hornlike organs; the list includes antelope, deer, chameleons, birds, and even ants.
(wind instrument)cuerno masculinea hunting horn — un cuerno / un corno / una trompa de caza
- Their origins lay among the huntsmen and foresters who had long used horns, either animal or metal, as a way of communicating in wooded areas.
- While the voices and sometimes tonal percussion leave you in no doubt about their West African roots, the horns echo African military bands and European / American brass bands.
- So she took up the euphonium, a smaller horn that is a member of the tuba family.
- The pandemonium - for every horn must blare - cannot be imagined.
- Could the Universe be shaped like a medieval horn?
- Hounds were fed horseflesh and collected on hunt days with the sound of a horn in the street.
- Valved horns were permitted, in the light of Wagner's own equivocation about them, joining those valved horn hybrids known as Wagner tubas.
- Around the clock, the coaches galloped down the towns' high streets with long brass horns blowing to warn pedestrians.
- At their head stood Chief Hargougha with the horn raised to his mouth.
- Suddenly, the sharp call of a faraway horn caught the trio's attention.
- Notes from the organ and four horns drone and mimic cathedral bells.
- Puck produces a horn, and raising it to his lips gives three blows.
- With a smooth, effortless movement, the killer kicked the master's horn over the edge of the balcony where it spun into the blackness below.
- Behind the tumblers march musicians, playing early trumpets and horns.
- Her grandfather's horn sounded in the hilltop brush; the hounds burst into chorus.
- It's the King coming and the sound of those who herald him with horns of brass pressed to their mouths.
- At the conclusion eight horns (led by Michelle Perry of the Empire Brass) rang out triumphantly.
- Suddenly she turned and vanished from the parapet; and all the time the sentry upon the wall blew out the long note from his brass horn.
- The lucky old sopranos only get blasted by the horns, which is much nicer.
2.2French hornMusictrompa feminine
- The orchestra is most likely to be double woodwind, horns and trumpets, harp, piano, percussion and strings.
- He transcribed them and set about making a set of 14 parts for horns, trumpets, trombones and timpani.
- The quintet of oboe, flute, clarinet, horn and bassoon is led by Howard Nelson and will present a programme of contrasting chamber music.
- The NYOI is joined by the Wind Quintet of Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra which includes oboe, clarinet, horn, flute and bassoon.
- Right at the end, horns, trumpets, trombones intone the symphony's opening phrase - we have returned full circle.
- Soft-toned trumpets and horns enter, menacing minor-key interchanges leading to high flute and muted trombones at the close.
- This arrangement demands an extremely colourful orchestra that includes piccolo, four horns, harp, orchestral bells, and tam-tam.
- He wants to tell a joke that only horn players will really appreciate.
- In the afternoon the quintet, which is made up of two trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba, gave a concert in Marden House.
- And when before have clarinets and horns been so mellowly blended?
- The encore - Le Basque - by Marin Marais, arranged for horn and piano is an absolute charmer.
- The scoring is for a simple classical orchestra, strings, double woodwind, four horns and two trumpets.
- He uses brass - horns, in particular - recalling the grand heroic gestures of Romantic music.
- Chailly has the vast canvas within his grasp from the very opening of those horns and brass that herald the mammoth journey.
- The finale is for full orchestra with unison horns and trumpets rousingly playing Purcell's theme at the end.
- Peter von Winter's contribution is a Sinfonia concertante for violin, clarinet, horn, bassoon, and orchestra.
- During the summer months, she plays co-principal horn and is a featured soloist with the Capitol City Band.
- The brass section of an orchestra typically consists of trumpets, horns, trombones, and tubas.
- There is some lovely playing, particularly from the woodwinds, but the horns, timpani and bass line are too recessed to have the necessary impact.
- There surely must have been a hint of gold in music for woodwind and horns for Mozart to have dressed his offerings in such a resplendent manner.
slang (in jazz)cualquier instrumento metálico de viento
- The majority of this album is built up around similar ambiences as the trio elaborate poignant melodies and impressive arrangements, complete with guitars, strings and horns.
- By the time the song proper kicks back in towards the end, everyone has melted so thoroughly that those upbeat horns and charging drums are actually a shock.
- A man playing his horn hid behind a wall, and quickly snapped up the change I tossed in his case.
- Standard beats, smooth keyboards synthesized horns and other instruments, and one repeating vocal sample is the blueprint here.
- Byron Wallen switches between trumpet and flugelhorn, whilst Ed Jones likewise moves from soprano to tenor horns.
- It was easy for Buddy to copy the horn riffs on the songs on his guitar.
- Another veteran Etoiles hero, Syran Mbenza, adds in the gently rousing guitar solos, while horns, violin and accordion provide the backing.
- Eventually the band bounded onstage - horns blaring, double bass pounding and trumpets proclaiming that yes indeed, the mighty Skatalites had arrived.
- They're textbooks on how strings, horns, brass, rhythm and vocal should be laid down.
- On their debut full-length, they combine syncopated ska guitars, manic horns, driving punk rhythms and frontman Tomas Kalnoky's raspy vocals.
- What You Want is a sweet love song, with some lazy Burt Bacharach style horns floating over the melody.
- The horns front a rhythm section that includes three percussionists armed with congas and bata drums, with no piano or guitar in the middle to mediate.
- Guitarist McGarvey sways backwards and forwards on his wah-wah pedal as the nine-piece band with full horn section segues seamlessly from Shaft to Bullitt.
- Langorous horns, ticking guitars and muted keyboards have been added, sketching out long, graceful arcs of melody over the bubbling rhythms.
- I remember sitting there at the Polo Grounds, and there was a guy sitting near me in the stands blowing this mournful horn.
- In almost every song there is an acoustic element of either guitar, piano, horns, or vibraphones present in the mix.
- The Burr and Burton Academy band, crisp in summer whites accented with mountain green, contributes brass, drums, and horns.
- Lester has already received my billing, so I'll just start tooting Mike Megrew's horn instead.
- He literally danced his music into being, conducting his bass players, drummers and horn section with his hips.
- At age seven, he received his first horn, a cornet.
3Motor Vehicles claxon masculineMotor Vehicles bocina feminineNautical sirena feminine
- We were in the middle of kissing when a car horn blasted behind us.
- The bus driver sounded his horn, whereupon the car driver deliberately reduced his speed and delayed the progress of the bus.
- As she was trying to clean up the mess, using a box of tissues, she heard the honking of a horn behind her.
- In the third frame, the two clubs combined for four goals before the horn sounded to signal the end of the game.
- He sounded his warning horn, but Sgt Moodie's only response was to turn his back to the oncoming train.
- Car drivers use their horns to signal their support.
- Jill sped past, cursing at the horns honking behind her.
- I jumped when I heard a horn honk behind me and spun around, as a familiar black car pulled up.
- Cameron stepped on the gas harder, honked the horn to warn a group of teenagers who were considering stepping onto the road right in front of him.
- I must have spaced out, because before I knew it there was a great blare of horns behind me.
- He exclaimed to himself before someone behind him honked their horn.
- Another time, Li just couldn't get her car to start up at an intersection when the light turned green, leaving a whole line of vehicles blaring their horns behind her.
- A horn sounded, signalling the arrival of Peter's opponent.
- A horn blasted behind Adam and he eased off the brake.
- In the distance, horns sounded as the royal army began riding out from behind the castle walls.
- The car behind you blasts its horn because you let a pedestrian finish crossing.
- In Beijing the sounding of car horns is the exception, rather than the rule while Shanghainese seem to hardly ever take their hand off the klaxon button.
- The pilot initiated an emergency descent after a warning horn sounded when the plane reached its cruising height of 32,000 ft.
- They hold the moment for a little longer, not noticing the light turning green until a horn sounds from behind.
- I had tooted my horn to warn a cyclist that I was behind him.
4(drinking vessel)cuerno masculinecacho masculine South Americaguampa feminine Southern Cone
- I watched his hands, tipping measured amounts of powder from a pewter horn, tapping in a ball and wad with a short ramrod.
- My current practice goes far better when I've had a couple of bottles / horns of beer or cider.
- Drink was taken in horns, similarly decorated and sometimes with metal tips and rims.
- The soldier blinked repeatedly and then raised his horn to his lips.
- He has raised a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David, as he promised through holy prophets long ago.
- Horns are used as butter dishes and large horns as cups for drinking mead.
- Then he grabbed his ration pack, gunpowder horn, and bullet bag.
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