In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(action, period)duelo masculineluto masculineto be in mourning for sb — estar de luto por algn
- she's still in mourning for her husband — todavía está de luto / guarda luto por su marido
- It is a book centered around the Victorian notions of death and the rituals of mourning and the idea and function of the cemetery.
- There are so many different kinds of mourning; so many ways to accept or deny a death.
- It was a semi-official day of mourning because of the death of Queen Mother Juliana.
- There will be no more struggle with sin, no more suffering or sorrow, no more pain or loss, no more death or mourning.
- By the anniversary of a person's death, mourning is complete.
- The university closed for three days as of Friday and flags are flying at half-mast in mourning of the rector's death.
- The view that the whole nation was in mourning was well wide of the mark.
- Never before had I a day of mourning that was so personal and so universal.
- As the Orthodox 40-day period of mourning to mark the death of more than 350 people in the siege came to an end, she found herself blamed by many locals for the tragedy.
- Some protesters wore black arm bands as a sign of mourning.
- So it's like a celebration of life more than the mourning of somebody's death.
- To this day I cannot forget the deep and sincere sorrow and mourning that engulfed Pakistan.
- Dawning the simple black dress she had lain out to demonstrate her mourning for the death of some of her men, she proceeded to make her way towards the dining hall.
- Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva declared seven days of official national mourning for the death of Pope John Paul II.
- The film traces her mourning following the deaths of her husband and daughter and her subsequent attempts to rebuild her life.
- The best thing anyone in mourning can do is live and hope.
- Widowed at an early age, she ruled alone without her adored Albert and made the era redolent with the ritual of death and mourning.
- And think of his parents and family and their pain and mourning when they finally discovered what happened to their missing son.
- There should be a day of national mourning when we grieve for the waste of life.
- Instead it seems to concern a young man in mourning who lives in the town of Solebury, Pennsylvania.
- Please know that I bear no malice towards you and that I am still in a state of shock and mourning over my sister's death and will continue to be so for a long time.
2also mourning clothesluto masculineto wear mourning — llevar luto
- to go into/come out of mourning — ponerse de/quitarse el luto
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