In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the supernatural — lo sobrenatural
- A robust grandfather, once the bane of Hollywood screenwriting, regales his frail, fidgety grandson with horrible tales of the macabre and the supernatural.
- Despite a tendency to over-dramatise, this is yet another supernatural spook-fest which will chill and entertain - and hopefully won't prove too offensive to the real-life inspirations.
- They're populated by gentry, religious, working people, strangers, supernaturals, and an occasional chieftain, and at some point, everyone dances.
- Both country houses are associated with the supernatural.
- Composite creatures based on the lion - for example, sphinxes, griffins, or horned and winged lions - place the imagery in the realm of the supernatural.
- All but Brendan, the youngish owner and barkeep, have tales to spin: tales of the supernatural in which they were involved but that may be merely delusional.
- From an early age he had been interested in the supernatural (later in Theosophy), and from this grew a concern with the spiritual symbolism of colour.
- Some of the most poorly received episodes have been the ones that strayed into the supernatural.
- The little wizard's popularity is also attributed to the empathy that many Japanese children can feel towards his hardships at school and his fascination with the supernatural.
- The device was not new to Copanec monuments of the eighth century; the inscription of Copan Stela 6 recounts a royal ritual in 682 at which a company of ‘four lords, four young ones ‘- perhaps deities or supernaturals - looked on.’
- David has recently written a book on psychic phenomena from the standpoint of suspicious skeptic of the supernatural.
- The use of the supernatural in the witches, the visions, the ghost, and the apparitions is a key element in making the concept of the play work and in making the play interesting.
- The point, however, is to remember that the medieval Japanese, with all their fears and superstitions, did make a clear distinction between the natural and the supernatural.
- Seems like our supermen and women can't really prove themselves worthy unless they do it against creatures and creations from the realm of the superstitious and the supernatural.
- Complicating the film visually is the always shifting point of view and the issue of reality versus memory versus the supernatural.
- A system of belief can exist without a recognition of the supernatural.
- In reality, however, it's a courtroom drama with a twinge of the supernatural (most of which occurs during flash-backs).
- These horror types may be monsters, demons, angels, psychotics, and/or the supernatural.
- Both Apache Crown Dancers and Navajo Yeibichei dancers wear masks and sing partially in falsetto or in voices imitating the supernaturals.
- There's a sprinkling of the supernatural toward the end, as well, which livens up the story a bit but does not make up for the predictable and shamelessly heartstring-tugging ending.
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