sallow

suomi-englanti sanakirja

sallow englannista suomeksi

  1. kalventaa

  2. paju

  3. kalpea

  1. kellertävä, harmaankeltainen

  2. raita

  3. Substantiivi

sallow englanniksi

  1. Yellowish.

  2. Of a sickly pale colour.

  3. (RQ:Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet)

  4. 1770, (w), ''The Fool of Quality'', Dublin, Volume 5, p.(nbs)162,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004836069.0001.005

  5. (..) were it not that his Complexion is sallow, and that he is something short of a Leg, and Blind of one Eye, he would positively be the most lovely of all the human Species.
  6. (RQ:Eliot Daniel Deronda)

  7. (RQ:Belloc Lowndes Lodger)

  8. Then his sallow face brightened, for the hall had been carefully furnished, and was very clean. ¶ There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
  9. 1937, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Harcourt, Brace, “1880,” p.(nbs)64,https://openlibrary.org/ia/yearswoolrich

  10. (..) there was something owl-like about the eyes, round which there was a sallow, hollow depression.
  11. Of a tan colour, associated with people from southern Europe or East Asia.

  12. 2007, David McWilliams, "We must begin the culture debate", 23 December:

  13. The girls are mostly Slavic-pretty, long-limbed with high cheekbones, sallow skin and green eyes. They are the closest thing to supermodels that Mulhuddart has ever seen.
  14. 2012, Aisling, "Am I pink or yellow? How to choose the right foundation tone. And what is the deal with Mac foundations?" beaut.ie (17 January):

  15. A yellow undertone is often found on people with sallow skin – e.g. Asian.
  16. 2012, Billy Keane, "I feel so much for Mickey. Maybe there is peace for him in sport", ''Irish Independent'' (13 June):

  17. She had such lovely sallow skin, the handsome high cheekbones of the north with the brown conker-colour eyes and the dark silken hair.
  18. Having skin (especially on the face) of a sickly pale colour.

  19. 1890, (w), ''(w)'', London: Ward Lock, 1891, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)33,https://archive.org/details/pictureofdoriang00wildrich

  20. Time is jealous of you, and wars against your lilies and your roses. You will become sallow, and hollow-cheeked, and dull-eyed.
  21. 1920, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 1996, Chapter 1, p.(nbs)14,https://openlibrary.org/ia/womeninlove01lawr

  22. She put her hand on the arm of her careworn, sallow father, and frothing her light draperies, proceeded over the eternal red carpet.
  23. 1982, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Pocket Books, 1983, Chapter 2, p.(nbs)20,https://archive.org/details/deansdecember00bell

  24. In a matter of hours she was looking gaunt, and sallo her face had a kind of negative color.
  25. Having a similar pale, yellowish colour.

  26. (RQ:Dickens Oliver Twist)

  27. 1879, (w), ''(w)'', Boston: Roberts Brothers, “Velay,” p.(nbs)48,https://archive.org/details/travelswithdonke07stev

  28. On the opposite bank of the ''Allier'' the land kept mounting for miles to the horizon: a tanned and sallow autumn landscape (..)
  29. 1934, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)5,http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200051h.html

  30. Scenes like this — the sallow evening light, the old Indian cropping grass, the creak of the cartwheels, the streaming egrets — were more native to him than England.
  31. 1992, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, Part 4, Chapter 44, p.(nbs)319,https://openlibrary.org/ia/timetide00obri

  32. In a restaurant window little meringue cases, not quite sallow and not quite white.
  33. 2011, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Knopf, Part 2, Chapter 8, p.(nbs)169,https://books.google.ca/books?id=5k_GaNqm7RMC&printsec=frontcoverv=onepage&q&f=false

  34. Now a sallow night-light glowed from the table and heaped large shadows on the beds and up the walls.
  35. Foul; murky; sickly.

  36. (quote-book)

  37. To become sallow.

  38. 1912, (w), ''King-Errant'', New York: Frederick A. Stokes, Book 2, Chapter 6, p.(nbs)212,https://archive.org/details/kingerrant00steerich

  39. The tan of his sunburnt face and hands contrasted sadly with the sallowing skin of the girl-wife, who, despite his care, was sinking under her task of son-bearing.
  40. 1918, (w), “The Garden” in ''The Ghetto and Other Poems'', New York: Huebsch, p.(nbs)93,https://archive.org/details/theghettopoems00ridgrich

  41. I might have stemmed them in a narrow vase
    And watched each petal sallowing . . .
  42. (RQ:Galsworthy In Chancery)

  43. 1977, (w), “Death of a Critic” in ''Day by Day'', New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, p.(nbs)48,https://openlibrary.org/ia/daybyday00lowe

  44. My maiden reviews,
    once the verbal equivalent of murder,
    are now a brief, compact pile,
    almost as old as I.
    They fall apart sallowing,
    their stiff pages
    chip like dry leaves
    flying the tree that fed them.
  45. To cause (someone or something) to become sallow.

  46. 1835, (w) (as Frances Anne Butler), ''Journal'', London: John Murray, Volume 1, entry for 15 September, 1832, p.(nbs)105, footnote,https://archive.org/details/journal01kemb

  47. The climate of this country is the scape-goat upon which all ill looks and ill health of the ladies is laid; but while they are brought up as effeminately as they are, take as little exercise, live in rooms like ovens during the winter, and marry as early as they do, it will appear evident that many causes combine with an extremely variable climate, to sallow their complexions, and destroy their constitutions.
  48. 1889, (w), ''Strange True Stories of Louisiana'', New York: Scribner, “How I Got them,” p.(nbs)10,https://archive.org/details/strangetruestor00cablgoog

  49. But would a pretender carry his or her cunning to the extreme of fortifying the manuscript in every possible way against the sallowing touch of time(..)?
  50. 1918, (w), ''Cheerful — By Request'', Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, Chapter 9, p.(nbs)252,https://archive.org/details/cu31924022410629

  51. Mary Gowd, with her frumpy English hat and her dreadful English fringe, and her brick-red English cheeks, which not even the enervating Italian sun, the years of bad Italian food or the damp and dim little Roman room had been able to sallow.
  52. 1940, (w), ''(w)'', Garden City, NY: Sun Dial, 1942, Book 2, Chapter 11, pp.(nbs)169-170,https://archive.org/details/youcantgohomeaga00wolf

  53. All she knew was that she had been stiffened and thickened by the same years that had given the other woman added grace and suppleness, that her skin had been dried and sallowed by the same lights and weathers that had added luster to the radiant beauty of the other (..)
  54. A European willow, ''caprea'', that has broad leaves, large catkins and tough wood.

  55. (circa) (w) (translator), ''The Treasury of Healthe'', London: William Coplande, Remedies, Chapter(nbs)44,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A04527.0001.001

  56. If a man eate the flowers of a sallow or wyllowe tree, or of a Poplet tree, they wyl make cold al the heate of carnall lust in hym.
  57. (RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)

  58. (RQ:Defoe Robinson Crusoe) it came into my Mind, That the Twigs of that Tree from whence I cut my Stakes that grew, might possibly be as tough as the ''Sallows'', and ''Willows'', and ''Osiers'' in ''England'' (..)

  59. (RQ:Keats Lamia)

  60. 1914, (w), “The Shades of Spring” in ''The Prussian Officer and Other Stories'', London: Duckworth, p.(nbs)158,https://archive.org/details/oprussianofficer00lawrrich

  61. Now, everything irritated him: the two sallows, one all gold and perfume and murmur, one silver-green and bristly, reminded him, that here he had taught her about pollination.
  62. A willow twig or branch.

  63. (RQ:Chaucer Canterbury Tales)

  64. 1564, (w), ''A Dialogue Bothe Pleasaunte and Pietifull Wherein Is a Goodly Regimente against the Feuer Pestilence with a Consolacion and Comfort against Death'', London: John Kingston, p.(nbs)22b,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A17158.0001.001

  65. (..) set Sallowes about the bedde, besprinkled with vineger and rose water.
  66. 1767, (w) (translator), ''The Idylliums of (w)'', London, for the author, Idyllium 16, p.(nbs)156,https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005062758

  67. For lo! their spears the Syracusians wield,
    And bend the pliant sallow to a shield:
  68. 1822, (w), ''Frank: A Sequel to Frank in Early Lessons'', Cambridge, Volume I, p.(nbs)111,https://archive.org/details/frankasequeltof00edgegoog

  69. He stuck a number of sallows in a circle, at equal distances, in the grass; the circle was the size which he wished the basket to be. He then began to weave other sallows between these, in a manner which Frank easily learned to imitate (..)
  70. 1867, (w), “The Adirondacs” in ''May-Day, and Other Pieces'', Boston: Ticknor & Fields; p.(nbs)49,https://archive.org/details/maydayandotherp00emergoog

  71. The sallow knows the basketmaker’s thumb;
    The oar, the guide’s.
  72. (alt form)