In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Children were once told fairytales, myths, legends and fables because they had a meaning, a moral or a special psychological relevance.
- Welsh culture was based on an oral tradition of legends, myths, and folktales passed down from generation to generation.
- These ancient people bring us the legend of King Arthur and the Holy Grail.
- It consists of a systematic survey of the lake monster theme in the legends and popular folklore of Québec.
- All the ethnic groups of Uganda have a rich oral tradition of tales, legends, stories, proverbs, and riddles.
- However, there is a strong oral tradition consisting of stories, legends, fables, poems, riddles, and songs.
- These decades of collecting and collating myths, legends and historical snippets are clearly reflected in breadth and depth of the book.
- Whatever historical events underlie the legend of the Trojan War did not occur as depicted here.
- It is an interesting survey, and shows how creative people still continue to mine myths, legends and traditional culture for material.
- To most people, the old myths and legends are quaint reminders of a bygone and superstitious age, and have nothing much to tell us anymore.
- Oral histories and legends abound, but how reliable are they?
- His early interest in European legends resulted in a Master's Degree on the Grail legend.
- The legend of Romulus and Remus gives the impression that Rome was created very quickly; the truth was very different.
- It is difficult to distinguish authentic historical information from legends within the accounts given.
- Every culture has its own body of folklore, myths, legends, song, poetry, stories, and parables.
- The legend of Tristan and Isolde, one of the most popular, was tacked on to Arthur's.
- The chapter ends by providing numerous excerpts from historical legends and folklore that mention the robin.
- Born in Huddersfield, the 45-year-old is the son of a draughtsman and a mother with a passion for historical myths and legends.
- They presently have a wide variety of books, including a section on mythology and the legend of King Arthur.
- This was pretty much the starting point of the Arthurian legends with regard to the Holy Grail.
1.2(person)mito masculineleyenda feminineshe's a living legend — es un auténtico mito / una auténtica leyenda
- she was a legend in her own lifetime — ya en vida era un mito / una leyenda
- The coach who helped guide Amir Khan to an Olympic silver medal says the Bolton teenager can become a boxing legend.
- Rob Roy succeeded in becoming a legend in his own lifetime of 63 years and was compared with Robin Hood while he was still alive.
- Charcot became a legend in his own lifetime and was elected to several major medical and neurologic societies in Europe and accorded many honors.
- He is a living legend, as his achievements testify.
- Growing up as the legacy of a living legend isn't easy.
- When Sidney Kidman left his Norwood home, he was thirteen years old and eventually would become ‘a legend in his own lifetime’.
- The artist, who has become a legend in his own lifetime, is also currently working on a permanent Jewish holocaust memorial in Manhattan.
- Florence Nightingale's pioneering development of military and civilian nursing and of hospital care, made her a legend in her own lifetime.
- John was a legend in his own lifetime, and was exceptionally popular in the locality where he had lived.
- Mikey Sheehy, one of Kerry's footballing legends, has eight All-Ireland medals after his exploits in the Green and Gold.
- Edward Ryan Aikau was a Hawaiian surfer, lifeguard and legend that dedicated his life to the ocean and ocean safety.
- Oliver ‘Smokey’ Charles, 79, is a living legend when it comes to football in St Lucia.
- But being handed a gold medal by the swimming legend this summer has been the highlight so far of the 12-year-old's fledgling career in the pool.
- How does he feel sharing the stage with a living legend?
- Paying tribute to his colleague on Monday, Killarney Jarvey Association spokesman, Pat O'Sullivan, said Mick was a legend in his own lifetime.
- We'll ask a living legend of broadcast journalism, Walter Cronkite, the former CBS News anchor.
- Even jazz legend Louis Armstrong makes a cameo appearance as the Harmonia Gardens' bandleader, singing the film's title track.
- But he was also bigger than life, a living legend who at age 33 could swim faster than he had at 21.
- And yet it would be one of those ‘tiny observable effects’ that turned Einstein into a living legend.
- Indeed he is a living legend in the tennis world.
- The 200 baht coins have the same legend as the 100 baht coin.
- The obverse of all denominations bore a harp, along with the legend Saorstat Eireann and the date the coin was struck.
- Around the lower border is the same legend as on the gold coin.
2.2masculine signos convencionalesfeminine clave
- All abbreviations are explained in the legend to Fig 1.
- The abbreviations are explained in the inset legend to Figure 3.
- Species are referred to by symbols in the legend.
- Include glossaries or legends as helpful tools.
- The figure contains two subfigures, each composed of three graphs, which are explained in the legend for figure 14.
- The length of such multimers is specified in the legend to Fig.2.
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