barren englannista suomeksi
jtak vailla oleva, paljas, autio
hedelmätön, maho, steriili, lisääntymiskyvytön
Unable to bear children; sterile.
1599, Shakespeare|William Shakespeare, s::Julius Caesar (Shakespeare)|''Julius Caesar'':
- Forget not, in your speed, Antonius,To touch Calpurnia; for our elders say,The barren, touched in this holy chase,Shake off their sterile curse.
''I silently wept as my daughter's husband rejected her. What would she do now that she was no longer a maiden but also barren?''
(RQ:Macaulay History of England)
(quote-journal)|date=23 December 2014|passage=The druids (..) believed that mistletoe could make barren animals fecund, and that it was an antidote to all poisons.
(quote-book)| title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days| chapter=Ep./4/2| passage=As they turned into Hertford Street they startled a robin from the poet's head on a barren fountain, and he fled away with a cameo note.
Unproductive; fruitless; unprofitable; empty.
1843, (w), ''History of the Conquest of Mexico''
- brilliant but barren reveries
Augusr 28, 1731, (w), letter to (w)
- But schemes are perfectly accidental. Some will appear barren of hints and matter, but prove to be fruitful.
Mentally dull; stupid.
1599-1602, (w), ''(w)'', III, ii
- Set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too.
An area of low fertility and habitation, a desolate place.
''The pine barrens are a site lonely enough to suit any hermit.''
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