In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of silk)(gown/shirt) de seda
- Standing at the top of the hill, just to the side of the open chain-link gate was a thin, petite female wearing various, silken veils that blew in the wind.
- My attentions returned to the girl walking up to the podium, bedecked in a slender pale white gown, filmy silken skirts fluttering to her white slippered feet.
- He wore all black by way of a silken shirt, leather pants and combat boots.
- She wears her usual style of clothes, a light grey silken blouse, and the tightly fitting black pants.
- She sighed and smoothed the silken band about a pale yellow hat.
- The gown shone with a gleam of a thin layer of silken silver fabric that covered the light blue.
- Mixed colors of purple and blue tarnished the silken kimono that seemed exquisite and luxurious beyond comprehension.
- The cover shows a soldier's combat helmet side-by-side with a diplomat's silken top hat.
- She wore a flowing pale yellow skirt with ruffles and a silken blouse with puffed sleeves.
- He was wearing a white military suit with a blue silken cape and a pair of epaulets on his shoulders.
- The worn clothing had been replaced by silken robes that flickered with red, orange, and yellow light.
- The figure's thick, apparently woolen clothing offers a striking contrast to the fine, silken garments of the Virgin in the Nativity scene.
- The maid handed Larken a long silken gown of sky blue.
- The floor is absolutely covered with all shapes and sizes of silken pillows embroidered with comforting symbols in gold thread.
- He wore some kind of big baggy silken shirt with long sleeves that almost stretched down to the tips of his fingers.
- Veronica was bathed in a paper-thin silken gown that seemed to glow in the room's light, as did her golden hair.
- For the first time in days she was up and dressed, and in a better fashion than normal, as she wore a gorgeous silken green gown.
- Despite an insulating jacket of leather over his three layers of silken robes, he was still shivering.
- She was dressed in a long sleeved black shirt and a silken skirt that had a red dragon on it.
- She was wearing a sleeveless short silken white night gown and tapping her bare feet on the carpeted floors of the room.
2(like silk)(skin/hair) sedoso(skin/hair) como la seda
- But he studied the young man with the dark complexion, noble aquilline nose, jet-black silken hair and deep, serious brown eyes, and knew he was telling the truth.
- In general, however, use soft tofu, such as aseptic-packed silken styles, when you want a smooth, creamy texture but don't need the substance to hold its shape.
- His soft brown strands of silken hair shine in the fading sunlight, gently sweeping into his eyes and over the planes of his face.
- He ran his hand tenderly through her hair, enjoying the silken strands sliding effortlessly through his fingers…
- Delicately I untied the ribbon that bound his hair and unplaited the silken locks, running my fingers through their length.
- Long, thin strands cascaded down her fine shoulders like silken laces of thread.
- Soft or silken tofu can be used for dips, spreads, sauces and sweet dishes.
- Even silken tofu wasn't soft enough for me to want to have it uncooked.
- Along the soft, silken petal of one of those flowers crawled a beetle.
- Long sheets of silken hair fell down one side of the woman's head, the other half tucked behind her ear to reveal her face.
- His long silken hair fell around his face and shoulders and contrasted with the white of his skin and his shirt.
- He felt silken strands of her hair touch his fingertips, and thus, he instinctively brushed them away from her face.
- Alaska was always smiling with spontaneous gestures, had silken hair, soft, wrinkle free, natural skin that was most alluring.
- But her hair, though oily from lack of care, was soft and silken.
- He is now between 60 and 70 years old, with silver silken hair neatly arranged on a fine intelligent head.
- The human is a pretty blonde one, in adequate physical health and possessing long, soft, silken hair the color of sunlight.
- She had long, soft layers of silken chestnut hair that draped over her slender shoulders and cascaded down to the base of her back.
- He remembered the soft sounds she had made and the silken feeling of her hair.
- Glick moved toward her and placed a gentle, silken kiss on the soft down of her cheek.
- Slowly, I bent my neck and softly kissed the side of her head, letting my mouth brush against her silken hair.
3(suave)(voice/tones) suave(tones/voice) aterciopelado
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