In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1nuca femininecogote masculine informal
- I pulled it back in a ponytail at the nape of my neck and decided I'd fight with it later.
- His long, black hair was back in a ponytail at the nape of his neck - as it always was.
- Her grayish brown hair was pulled back in a bun at the nape of her neck and her green eyes stared outside.
- Lavender oil rubbed into the wrists or onto the nape of the neck has a calming effect.
- Take the idea further and weave beaded strands into the hair from the roots back to the nape of the neck.
- Asian men prize the nape of the neck while Europeans are unique in their fixation on the waist.
- I wrapped my arms around him and cried into the hollow of his collar bone, putting my fingers through his hair at the nape of his neck.
- She ended up wearing her hair tied back at the nape of her neck in a simple knot.
- His hand trailed to the nape of her neck and intertwined with her long black hair.
- Try applying conditioner from the roots to the tips and pull your hair softly into a ponytail at the nape of the neck.
- He had a pale, pointed face and long, brown hair pulled back at the nape of his neck.
- The woman's back was towards her, the red hair tied back in a loose tail at the nape of her neck.
- I had goose bumps along my arms and I could feel the hairs on the nape of my neck standing up.
- Her hair was done in a ponytail and brushed the nape of her neck with each step she took.
- He had blue eyes, quite a rounded chin bone and a strawberry-type birthmark on the nape of his neck.
- I turn my head slightly and ruffle the hair at the nape of my neck where my eight inch pony tail has been shaved to half an inch.
- She ran her hand slowly down my back from the nape of my neck.
- A muted feeling of horror filled his head and the hairs on the nape of his neck rose.
- Her hair was swept back leaving a few wild tendrils hanging before her eyes and by the nape of her neck.
- She had her jet black hair tied back at the nape of her neck with a sample of the same cord around her waist.
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