The women were so called whom Odin sent to choose those for death in battle who were to join the "Einherjar" in the hall of the elected, "Val-holl."
empujar, to drive, impel, force along, push, stir.
embrujar, to charm, bewitch.
Sin escuchar la ultima palabra, el impetuoso cazador hundio su acicate de oro en el ijar del caballo, que partio al escape.
estrujar, to press, clasp.
fijar, to fix, fasten; refl.,
That very day he started with his horsemen, and traversed plains and valleys, searching the land of Ymer, even till he reached the country of Hijar and the hills of Sand.
encanijar, to weaken, cause to pine away.
For the Shahs of the Kajar house are not Iranian, but purely Turkish.
Two years later, Samarkand passed under their dominion after the battles of Irdjar and Zera-Buleh.
O, what a scandal is it to our crown That two such noble peers as ye should jar!
A last thrust of the kandijar is driven into his heart.
Therefore, when a man tells you he is a badhak, or a kanjar, or a sonoria, he tells you, what few Europeans ever thoroughly realize, that he is an habitual and avowed offender against the law, and has been so from the beginning and will be so to the end; that reform is impossible, for it is his trade, his caste--I may almost say, his religion--to commit crime."
There is a square there unrivalled in Asia, a palace in great style, that of the old Khan of Khondajar, situated on a mound about a hundred yards high, and in which the governor has left his Sarthe artillery.
Vuellers explains Hundwan as "anything peculiar to India, especially swords," and quotes from Firdusi, "Khanjar-i-Hundwan," a hanger of Indian steel.
As we follow the route of Mundejar's army, the "frosty peaks" of the Sierra Nevada are seen "glistening in the sun like palisades of silver"; while terraces, scooped out along the rocky mountain-side, are covered with "bright patches of variegated culture, that hang like a garland round the gaunt Sierra."
manejar, to handle, wield.
manjar, m., dish, tidbit; pl.,
of regocijar, rejoicing, joyful, merry.
It was like a watchman's rattle--a nightjar!
reflejar, to reflect; refl.,
At first the two prisoners dared not go, but after a while one of them, Seejar, said to his companion, Sajar-Ho: 'See now, when the King's axeman smites a man upon the neck that man dies.'
That evening the watchers led them to the mountain's edge, and Seejar and Sajar-Ho went down towards the plain by the way of a deep ravine, and the watchers watched them go.
The dynasty being named by the Chinese Si-Liao (Western Liao) lasted till it was destroyed in 1218.--H. C. In 1141 he came to the aid of the King of Khwarizm against Sanjar the Seljukian sovereign of Persia (whence the Samiard of the Syrian Bishop), who had just taken Samarkand, and defeated that prince with great slaughter.
If you had seen the fourth town, Bairam Ali of the Persian period, you would not have seen the third, which was Mongol, still less the Musalman village of the second epoch, which was called Sultan Sandjar Kala, and still less the town of the first epoch.
semejar, to be like (or similar to); to resemble.
trabajar, to work, toil.
Our conversation partook of these reminiscences, and during the latter part of our journey turned entirely on bandits "force and guile," so that we were quite rejoiced at seeing the smoke and light of the town of Asti and hearing the dogs bark, which reminded me of Ariosto's lines: Non molto va che dalle vie supreme De' tetti uscir vede il vapor del fuoco Sente cani abbajar, muggire armento, Viene alla villa, e piglia alloggiamenti.
aconsejar, to counsel, advise.
agreujar; Late Lat.
Pero aun no habia pronunciado estas palabras, abalanzandose a sus perseguidores, fuera de si, con las grenas sueltas, los ojos inyectados en sangre, y la hedionda boca entreabierta y llena de espuma, cuando la oi arrojar un alarido espantoso, llevarse por dos o tres veces las manos al costado con grande precipitacion, mirarselas y volverselas a mirar maquinalmente, y por ultimo, dando tres o cuatro pasos vacilantes como si estuviese borracha, la vi caer al derrumbadero.
And I have good reason to fear they will not, for I observed yesterday when I called upon Farmer Giles to invite him to our feast, he seemed very jerky and ill at ease, which perplexed me greatly, until, on quitting, I perceived through a door that stood ajar old Simon seated in a side room.
alejar, to remove, take away; refl.,
And Jaen's proud hidalgos, Andujar's yeomen true, And the lords of towered Ubeda the pagan foes pursue; And valiantly they meet the foe nor turn their backs in flight, And worthy do they show themselves of their fathers' deeds of might, While in Baeza every bell Does the appalling tidings tell, "Arm!
atajar, to stop.
asemejar, to resemble; refl.,
Un aliento de fuego abraso su cara, un mar de luz obscurecio sus ojos, un trueno gigante retumbo en sus oidos, y arrancado del corcel y lanzado al vacio como la piedra candente que arroja un volcan, se sintio bajar, y bajar sin caer nunca, ciego, abrasado y ensordecido, como cayo el angel rebelde cuando Dios derribo el pedestal de su orgullo con un soplo de sus labios.
It is possible the river Banjar, and the port of Masseen, otherwise called Bendermassin, or Banjar-massin, in the great island of Borneo, may be here indicated.
bosquejar, to sketch, paint.
cortejar, to court, win the affection of.
cejar, to relax.
of desencajar, disfigured, with distorted features: (with eyes) unnaturally wide open, projecting, bulging, staring.
Nuevos y nuevos horizontes se abrian ante su vista; horizontes que se borraban para dejar lugar a otros mas y mas desconocidos.