plain englannista suomeksi
Bible, (w) xl. 4
- The crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain.
- plain yet pious Christians
- the plain people
Having only few ingredients, or no additional ingredients or seasonings; not elaborate, without toppings or extras. (defdate)
1843, (w), ''(w)'', book 2, ch. XV, ''Practical — Devotional''
- In fact, by excommunication or persuasion, by impetuosity of driving or adroitness in leading, of Tottington|this Abbot, it is now becoming plain everywhere, is a man that generally remains master at last.
Downright; total, unmistakable (as intensifier). (defdate)
(quote-book)| chapter=Constantinus the Emperour Summoneth the Nicene Councell, it was Held at Nicæa a Citie of Bythnia for the Debatinge of the Controuersie about the Feast of Easter, and the Rootinge out of the Heresie of Arius| mainauthor=Eusebius Pamphilus; Socrates Scholasticus; (w); of Tyre|Dorotheus; (w), transl.| title=The Avncient Ecclesiasticall Histories of the First Six Hundred Yeares after Christ, Wrytten in the Greeke Tongue by Three Learned Historiographers, Eusebius, Socrates, and Euagrius. ...|location=imprinted at London|publisher=By Vautrollier|Thomas Vautroullier dwelling in the Blackefriers by (w)| year=1577| volume_plain=book I (The First Booke of the Ecclesiasticall Historye of Socrates Scholasticvs)| page=225| pageurl=https://archive.org/stream/aunciente00eusepage/n224/mode/1up| oclc=55193813| passage=VVe are able with playne demonſtration to proue, and vvith reaſon to perſvvade that in tymes paſt our fayth vvas alike, that then vve preached thinges correſpondent vnto the forme of faith already published of vs, ſo that none in this behalfe can repyne or gaynesay vs.
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jone)
- The Quaker was no sooner assured by this fellow of the birth and low fortune of Jones, than all compassion for him vanished; and the honest plain man went home fired with no less indignation than a duke would have felt at receiving an affront from such a person.
Clear; unencumbered; equal; fair.
- Our troops beat an army in plain fight.
Not unusually beautiful; unattractive. (defdate)
(quote-book)| title=(w)| passage= Yet her beauty clung to her like an identity she was trying to deny and her plainness kept slipping like a bad disguise.
Not a trump.
''It was just plain stupid.''
''I plain forgot.''
''Tell me plain: do you love me or no?''
1815, Sir (w), ''The Lady of the Isles'', Canto IV, part IX
- The warrior-threat, the infant's plain,
- The mother's screams, were heard in vain;
To complain. (defdate)
c. 1390, (w), ''Piers Plowman'', Prologue:
- Persones and parisch prestes · pleyned hem to þe bischop / Þat here parisshes were pore · sith þe pestilence tyme ….
- Thy mother could thee for thy cradle set / Her husband's rusty iron corselet; / Whose jargling sound might rock her babe to rest, / That never plain'd of his uneasy nest.
1936, (w), ''More Poems'', "XXV", lines 5-9
- Then came I crying, and to-day, / With heavier cause to plain, / Depart I into death away, / Not to be born again.
- Him the Ammonite / Worshipped in Rabba and her watery plain.
1961, J. A. Philip. ''Mimesis in the ''Sophistês'' of Plato''. In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 467.
- For Plato the life of the philosopher is a life of struggle towards the goal of knowledge, towards “searching the heavens and measuring the plains, in all places seeking the nature of everything as a whole”
(syn of) in reference to a battlefield.
- Lead forth my soldiers to the plain.
1594, (w), ''(w)'', London: William Jones,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A07018.0001.001
- Frownst thou thereat aspiring Lancaster,
- The sworde shall plane the furrowes of thy browes,
1612, (w), ''Prince Henrie’s Obsequies'', Elegy 24, in (w) (editor), ''Restituta'', Volume I, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1814, p. 399,https://archive.org/details/restitutaortitle00bryd
- Though kept by ''Rome''’s and ''Mahomet''’s chiefe powers;
- They should not long detain him there in thrall:
- We would rake ''Europe'' rather, plain the ''East'';
- Dispeople the whole ''Earth'' before the doome:
c. 1608, (w), ''(w)'', Act III, Prologue,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=pericles&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- What’s dumb in show, I’ll plain with speech.
full (not empty)
circa 1170, (w), ''et Énide|Érec et Énide'':
- De tant come ele l'ot veü,
- Que plains estoit de felenie.
- : As she had seen
- : He was full of evil
(l) (flat area)
flat (not even or mountainous)