In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A fireplace was against one of the walls, its mantle also covered in little brass ornaments.
- Necklaces, ear ornaments, head ornaments, studs and bijous are commonly worn while nose studs and anklets are no longer used.
- We were in there choosing ornaments for the Ornament Exchange and I have to say some of the decorations they had for sale were beautiful.
- Remove knick-knacks, tabletop ornaments, stuffed toys, books, magazines and newspapers from your bedroom and minimize dust collectors in other rooms.
- She was planning to move into the smaller cottage next door that she also owned, where she knew she would only have space for less than half of her ornaments, books and clothes.
- From his ears two golden plates hung from rings made of small green stones, and around his neck were copper ornaments attached to a necklace of white beads.
- The latest additions to home collection includes bowls, boxes, picture frames, tealights and window ornaments.
- This is worn with a variety of necklaces, bracelets, anklets, rings, and other ornaments.
- Claiming to have Spanish-styled decorations, the eatery carefully chose its ornaments and above each table hangs a colourful and exquisite lamp.
- There'll also be bangles with precious and semi-precious Jaipur stones, strings of Hyderabad pearls, silver oxidized ornaments and temple jewellery sets.
- What to do with all the gifts, clothing, jewellery and other ornaments has long been a matter dealt with discreetly.
- The suites have many details to study - the ornaments, yellow glass windows, gauze around the king-sized bed and even the tiny exquisite handles on the closets.
- Mr. Robinson claimed the house was ransacked with furniture either destroyed or stolen - among these goods, a TV, coffee table, hallstand and ornaments.
- The once bare evergreen branches are now adorned with silver tinsel and glittering ornaments.
- A large evergreen tree sat haughtily in one corner as a cluster of Raleigh students adorned it with ornaments, baubles and hand-made trinkets.
- His mother was a collector of curios and ornaments; the kind of thing that would now be sold at antique markets.
- The last bed had stuffed animals on it and the desk was covered with little ornaments.
- Apart from the music there were stalls selling items from jewellery to stone ornaments for the garden, with products coming from all over the world.
- There were no books or ornaments beside their simple beds.
- There was a lovely black fireplace and a tall bookshelf filled with books and small ornaments.
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- Banished under Modernism, it has something to do with decoration and ornament.
- Reminiscent of Gustav Klimt's ornament, it points the way to the art of the 1960s.
- This inventive ornament, resembling leaping flames and cresting waves, is entirely abstract except for a small garland of ivy slung across the top of the mirror.
- In most cases, however, the brick, carved stone, or terra-cotta ornament would survive far longer than decoration executed in wood.
- Le Corbusier gave a fair judgement about decoration and ornament.
- Crenellated ornament occurs from the early fourteenth century onwards, as on the silver Ramsey Abbey censer of c.1325.
- To his mind, style is not decoration or ornament, but a fundamental decision about how we situate ourselves and our work in relation to the world around us.
- The artifacts Carpaccio included in his religious narratives supply his paintings with ornament and often function as meaningful elements which are designed to link the scene with its west Asian setting and story.
- The relationship between Gothic ornament and literature can be quite striking.
- The furniture detailed in the small book is considered by connoisseurs to be the highest expression of baroque form and rococo ornament.
- This example shown in Plate XX combines central bands of Chinese style ornament with trailing neoclassical leafy vines of European origin at top and bottom.
- 135 There is a grey area between ornament and decoration where one or other strives to compensate for poverty of form.
- While it may be tempting to just throw everything into boxes and worry about sorting it out next year, you'll be sorry when a precious Christmas decoration or ornament gets lost or broken.
- The rococo style is characterized by exuberant decoration and ornament frequently based on such natural motifs as shells, rocks, flowers, and leaves.
- An integral part of the decorative scheme of the dishes was the now erased heraldic ornament.
- But it seems like the lack of ornament on the exterior isn't the architects choice so much as a necessity given the budget and its inherent focus on the art over the architecture.
- The staples that hold them in place also line their edges, serving as glinting ornament, while the rows of punched-out holes have a bead-like quality.
- Here designers take unbridled pleasure in old-fashioned commodities like ornament and decoration without slipping decisively into reverse gear.
- Strapwork ornament, resembling cut and curled strips of leather, was all the rage when Briot was working.
- All three show an American architecture that was still subservient to France's Beaux-Arts vocabulary of ornament.
- Extracting the ornaments from the musical texture will greatly assist students in the polishing process.
- Hasse begins with a simple melody which is varied and embellished with intricate ornaments that make it memorable.
- Purcell's first seven pieces introduce various fingering combinations, simple ornaments and key signatures.
- Later developments included the adoption of standard signs for such frequently used ornaments as appoggiaturas, mordents, slides, trills, or turns.
- Bach doesn't change ornaments within a subject.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.