In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(table, standard etc)lámpara feminineelectric/gas/oil lamp — lámpara eléctrica/de gas/de aceite
- miner's lamp — linterna de minero
- before noun lamp bracket — apliqué
- lamp holder — portalámparas
- The bulb in the shell-shaped lamp on the wall flickered like a strobe light and painted irregular shadows on the walls.
- Now they were in a small corridor, dimly lit by burning lamps.
- Without heating or electricity, they cook on butane stoves, warm themselves with paraffin heaters and use candles and lamps for lighting.
- As it gets dark, behind the windows partly blocked by sandbags, they light a paraffin lamp.
- Attendants scurried about the room lighting lamps and candles.
- His father turned on a small lamp with a rose-colored shade, which cast a dull light across a wide bed, spread with a plum satin coverlet.
- Neon lights decorated official buildings and literally hundreds of oil-lit earthen lamps covered balconies and ramparts, stairs and yards of homes.
- The living room was just as I remembered it, with a single lamp covered with a stained glass shade illuminating the entire room.
- You should also consider compact fluorescent lamps for areas where lights are on for hours at a time.
- There were no street lights in those days, merely gas lamps which were lit manually sometimes well after darkness had fallen.
- Ghost switched her lamp off and they both went to sleep.
- Several years ago I found a store just three miles away that sold only lamps and lamp shades.
- The color balance will be natural in the areas lit by daylight but have a warm glow in areas lit by the lamp and candles.
- There were beads hanging in all the doorways and coloured light bulbs in all the lamps and sockets.
- I switched on my bedside lamp and looked at the alarm clock.
- He cooks by heating pans over a coal fire, while dozens of candles and a paraffin lamp provide him with light.
- You may want spotlights, mood lighting from lamps or feature lighting for your dining table and sofa.
- Yawning, I pad over to my desk and switch on the lamp.
- There is also a variety of gas lights and lamps, which are especially good to have at home during the storm season when blackouts can occur anytime.
- A guard came in, lighting the candles and lamps on the table, then the torches on the walls.
3Motor vehiclesluz feminine
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