In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1huérfano masculinehuérfana feminineto make/leave sb an orphan — dejar huérfano a algn
- he was left an orphan — quedó huérfano
- before noun orphan child — (niño) huérfano
- The Earl had suggested that David pretend to be an orphan whose parents had been American gentility.
- Actually, education opportunity was given to all Tibetan refugee children, but TCV accepted only orphans and my parents were reluctant to send me to a far away place.
- An adoption official has spoken about the moment when Angelina Jolie adopted an Ethiopian girl made an orphan by AIDS.
- Among the special schools were those providing secondary education for orphans and girls, which were supervised by the Tsar's mother.
- Consider the plight of the millions of orphans left behind when AIDS strikes down their parents and other relatives.
- She grew up an orphan, her parents having been killed in a battle which overtook their hometown.
- Harpt has now set up a school for orphans and destitute children.
- This three-month old baby escaped with a fractured wrist, but is now an orphan as both parents were killed.
- The little girl is an orphan who lost her parents to AIDS.
- In a magic mirror which reflects one's innermost desires, the young orphan glimpses his dead parents - and his loneliness and longing is palpable.
- Strengthening this regime is essential to the well-being of orphans and to the parents who would receive them.
- The orphanage provides a loving, caring home to 180 orphans and children not wanted by their parents.
- Proper grounds for putting children into care are such things as cruelty, neglect or incapacity on the part of the parents, or because the children are orphans.
- In recent years, it has seen an influx of war-displaced Cambodians, including maimed land-mine victims and orphans whose parents died in the civil war.
- They chose to adopt an orphan - a baby girl from Russia named Brandy - and their visits to Russian orphanages moved them to explore what they could to help other abandoned children.
- Eight years later he returned to France an orphan, his parents having been deported to Auschwitz by the Vichy authorities.
- He introduced her to Jamil Chowdhury, a Bangladeshi businessman working on behalf of orphans and destitute young girls in the country's interior villages.
- Susanne and her sisters are AIDS orphans; their parents both died two years ago.
- The boy who is an orphan was orphaned when his parents died in short succession in 1992.
- Treating patients extends their longevity, improves the quality of their lives, and reduces the number of orphans since parents remain alive.
1she was orphaned at the age of two — quedó huérfana a los dos años
- hundreds of children were orphaned by the accident — el accidente dejó huérfanos a cientos de niños
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