English muilla kielillä
English englannista suomeksi
Of or pertaining to England.
Of or pertaining to the avoirdupois system of measure.
: ''The Scottish and the English have a history of conflict.''
: ''English is spoken here as an unofficial language and lingua franca.''
: ''How do you say ‘à peu près’ in English?''
(lb) The non-Amish; non-Amish people.
: ''My coworker has pretty good English for a non-native speaker.''
The English-language term or expression for something.
: ''What's the English for ‘à peu près’?''
: ''The technical details are correct, but the English is not very clear.''
Amy Tan, ''Mother Tongue''
*: I began to write stories using all the Englishes I grew up with: the English I spoke to my mother, which for lack of a better term might be described as “simple”; the English she used with me, which for lack of a better term might be described as “broken”; my translation of her Chinese, which could certainly be described as “watered down”; and what I imagined to be her translation of her Chinese if she could speak in perfect English, her internal language, and for that I sought to preserve the essence, but neither an English nor a Chinese structure.
: ''Put more English on the ball.''
(lb) To translate, adapt or render into English.
(RQ:RBrtn AntmyMlncl), page 214 (2001 reprint):
*: (..)''severe prohibuit viris suis tum misceri feminas in consuetis suis menstruis, etc.'' I spare to English this which I have said.
Katso English Sivistyssanakirjasta