In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in voice)temblor masculinehe spoke without a quaver — habló sin que le temblara la voz
- Strings swirl, melodies are caressed by her velvety vocal quaver, and the songs are simple in their expression of the feel-good sentiment.
- Even in his younger days, the inimitable strength and fortitude in his voice was mixed with the occasional moment of weakness, the odd quaver and show of vulnerability.
- Thomas' voice accepted the reference to his illness without a quaver, and he shrugged.
- ‘I'm the king now,’ I explained, hoping no one else heard the quaver in my voice.
- Putting a little quaver in my voice, I looked to Megan and said, ‘What's she saying, sweetheart?’
- Lamontagne's voice is strong but with a quaver and a dry, rasping quality that hints at an inside breakability.
- His voice softens and opens up, threading a tremulous quaver through its easy melody.
- Brian's eyes were red and swollen, and his voice had a quaver.
- She was a bit taken aback to hear the slight quaver in her father's voice as he replied.
- Leo's trademark vocals are in full force, traversing the usual valleys of gut-wrenching falsetto and perfunctory quavers in resplendent multi-tracked glory.
- It's a mark of the return of confidence that no one said this with a quaver in their voice or a God-Willing shrug.
- Her voice was low, near to a whisper so as to ensure that nobody would notice the quaver in her voice were they not looking for it.
- ‘This is the largest pristine wilderness in North America,’ Kennedy croaks in a froggy quaver.
- Andrew Shore's Don Alfonso, in spite of a quaver in his voice, was expert and satisfying.
- ‘We're best friends,’ I say, a little quaver in my voice.
- Following the massive second song, Hecker calms thing down with some shorter minimal sketches, but they have the same seasick quaver as what came before.
- First, the wolf's cry held a quaver that said he was getting on in years.
- The band's go-go dancers can't compete - she's a commanding guitarist, in high heels or not, and sings with Bowie's Katherine Hepburn quaver.
- He had that same erudite quaver that suggested madness or brilliance and probably both.
- Despite himself, a little quaver was in his voice.
- The famous opening of Beethoven's Fourth Concerto - like that of his Fifth Symphony a matter of repeated quavers - is an idea that derives from musical thought itself, and its working out during the course of the piece is the piece.
- Tom is still performing, taking time each day to keep up with his dotted quavers and four beat notes.
- By the 19th century, however, a case of music type might have contained more than 400 separate parts; three joined quavers, for example, might demand 16 pieces of type.
- Furthermore, a comparison of the way in which crotchets and quavers are notated makes it likely that the same scribe copied both works.
- Hopkins, an amateur composer, often described his theory in terms of musical notation, speaking of rests, crotchets, and quavers.
1(voice) (in singing) vibrar(voice) (in speech) temblar
- I tried to make the question light, but I felt my voice quaver.
- ‘But in the photo I saw in the paper later, he was standing in the very front,’ she said, her voice quavering.
- At least my voice wasn't quavering with every syllable.
- Her voice quavers at the memories from inside but you get the sense she is far from beaten.
- And McManus' voice, quavering, stretching and choking its way around the tunes, makes sure it always sounds very human.
- He was using his acting ability to sound confident and fearless, but I heard his voice quaver in spite of himself.
- Although the friendly Dominicans spoke courteously to one another while discussing the weather, their faces were strained and their voices quavered upon mention of the name Georges.
- Nervous in the extreme, his voice quavered as he gave commands to his pupil, often so haltingly that he seemed nearly on the verge of choking.
- His voice noticeably quavered as he recalled one of the most important moments in his career.
- He came out, bowed down with sorrow, to settle on a bench, his voice quavering with a barely audible Yiddish lament.
- ‘Sir,’ his voice quavered as he spoke, ‘they always look hungry to me.’
- He was breathy, his voice quavered, he stumbled over words, he was stilted and uncomfortable.
- But her voice never even quavered, and that made me think she might actually make a decent public defender.
- My brother's voice was quavering on the other end of the line.
- Beres Hammond brings a deep sense of hurt and resignation to ‘Just Like a Woman’ as his voice quavers and breaks at the bridge; it's a warm lament over plangent Hammond organ.
- Monty spins to attention, his head raised with great offense, his voice quavering with emotion - ‘Why did you say that?’
- ‘I couldn't stop in time,’ he explained, voice quavering.
- It might have just been the connection, but he thought he heard her voice quavering.
- To hear King - the real King - speak in that strange, quavering but powerful voice: ‘I had a dream’, you can hear and feel where the man got his traction.
- His voice quavering, the senator added, ‘I'm also sorry if anything I said in any way cast a negative light on our fine men and women in the military.’
2quavering present participle(tone/voice) trémulo(voice/tone) tembloroso
1decir con voz trémuladecir con voz temblorosacome in, quavered the old lady — —pase —dijo la anciana con voz trémula / temblorosa
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