He assumed the name of Mahommed when he embraced the Mussulman faith; and on account of his military prowess he obtained the surname Alp Arslan, which signifies "a valiant lion."
Her name signifies "lady of the nether-world."
Thus a scale of i,000,000 signifies that each unit of length on the map 2 Close, " The Ideal Topographical Map," Geog.
In the earliest notices the town of Drogheda is called InverColpa or the Port of Colpa; the present name signifies "The Bridge over the Ford."
The word, which signifies darkness, is in Homer the gloomy subterranean region through which the departed shades pass into Hades.
Many days are indicated in the calendar as nubattu, a term which signifies rest, pause, and especially a god's connubial rest with his consort goddess.
The word signifies horned cattle, and is found in Shakespeare's own writing, in the restored line "It is the pasture lards the rother's sides" (Timon of Athens), '' where "brother's" was originally the accredited reading.
The non-metallic elements are also sometimes termed metalloids, but this appellation, which signifies metal-like substances (Gr.
The name of Dublin signifies the "Black pool."
" Every name," says he (chap. 4), " signifies either substance or something quantitative, or qualitative, or relative, or somewhere, or sometimes, or that it is in a position, or in a condition, or active or passive."
The name Albania (in the Tosk dialect Arberia, in the Gheg Arbenia), like Albania in the Caucasus, Armenia, Albany in Britain, and Auvergne (Arvenia) in France, is probably connected with the root alb, alp, and signifies "the white or snowy uplands."
The name, CluainUamha, signifies "the meadow of the cave," from the curious limestone caves in the vicinity.
the grass-land of superior quality as distinguished from paturages et pacages, which signifies pasture of poorer quality, incteased in area between 1895 and 1905 as is shown bel0w:
Early in his presidency, in a 1953 address that would become known as his "Cross of Iron" speech, he declared, "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
This is not the place to enter into the prolonged controversy as to the real significance of this term, whether it signifies the nation Israel or the righteous community only, or finally an idealized prophetic individual who, like the prophet Jeremiah, was destined to suffer for the well-being of his people.
It would appear probable, however, that the former of these words was derived from an Assyrian or Hebrew root, which signifies the west or setting sun, and the latter from a corresponding root meaning the east or rising sun, and that they were used at one time to imply the west and the east.
The name of the god signifies the "high one" and he was probably a god of the atmospheric region above the earth - perhaps a storm god like Adad, or like Yahweh among the ancient Hebrews.
The radioactivity is denoted by A, and A = signifies that the potential of the dissipation apparatus fell I volt in an hour per metre of wire introduced.
BAAL, a Semitic word, which primarily signifies lord, owner or inhabitant,' and then, in accordance with the Semitic way of looking at family and religious relations, is specially appropriated to express the relation of a husband to his wife and of the deity to his worshipper.
Eabani, whose name signifies "Ea creates," pointing to the tradition which made the god Ea the creator of mankind, is represented in the epic as the type of the primeval man.
" Geography," in the sense in which he uses the term, signifies the delineation of the known world, in the shape of a map, while chorography carries out the same objects in fuller detail, with regard to a particular country.
is adopted by Irenaeus, who tells us that, according to the learned among the Hebrews, the name Jesus contains two letters and a half, and signifies that Lord who contains heaven and earth [rr' = rim ?
" Take the amice, which signifies discipline in speech," while other interpretations survive in 1 In the Anglican Church, in the numerous cases when the liturgical colours are used, these generally follow the Roman use, which was in force before the Reformation in the important dioceses of Canterbury, York, London and Exeter.
The pro-deltidium, a term introduced by Hall and Clarke, signifies a small embryonic plate originating on the dorsal side of the body.
Peligot's results, though called in question by Berzelius, have been amply confirmed by all subsequent investigators; only now, on theoretical grounds, first set forth by Mendeleeff, we double Peligot's atomic weight, so that U now signifies 240 parts of uranium, while UO 3 stands as the formula of the yellow oxide, and UO 2 as that of Berzelius's metal.
But the increase of size which constitutes growth is the result of a process of molecular intussusception, and therefore differs altogether from the process of growth by accretion, which may be observed in crystals and is effected purely by the external addition of new matter - so that, in the well-known aphorism of Linnaeus, the word "grow" as applied to stones signifies a totally different process from what is called "growth" in plants and animals.
The word is of Armenian formation and signifies a son of Paulik or of little Paul; the termination -ik must here have originally expressed scorn and contempt.
Since Bel signifies the "lord" or "master" par excellence, it is, therefore, a title rather than a genuine name, and must have been given to a deity who had acquired a position at the head of a pantheon.
As to the origin of that name, some writers consider it a corruption of Guiana-pig, but it is more probable that the word "Guinea" merely signifies foreign.
Marca, in his Histoire de Bearn, holds that the word signifies "hunters of the Goths," and that the Cagots are descendants of the Saracens.
The tracts inhabited by the aboriginal tribes entitled Lo Nakpo, Lo Karpo and Lo Tawa ("Lo" signifies "barbarous" in Tibetan), are described as a pleasant country; the lands on either side of the Tsanpo being well cultivated and planted with mangoes, plantains and oranges.
Recently official correspondence has been written in the name of the Dharm raja, but it is not known whether this change really signifies anything.
IMAGE WORSHIP. It is obvious that two religious votaries kneeling together before a statue may entertain widely different conceptions of what the image is and signifies, although their outward attitude is the same.
This name of Haroyu, as it is written in the Vendidad,or Hariwa,as it appears in the inscriptions of Darius, is a cognate form with the Sanskrit Sarayu, which signifies " a river," and its resemblance to the ethnic title of Aryan (Sans.
The relations between the various conditions are set forth in the following equations where 0-o signifies the specific gravity of the sea-water in question at o° C., the standard at 4° being taken as 1000, S the salinity and Cl the chlorine, both expressed in parts by weight per mille.
Its present name, which signifies the "mild district," and is correctly descriptive of the climate, though not of the inhabitants, was given to it during the Ming dynasty (1368-1644).
In Livy it signifies the oath (q.v.) which soldiers took among themselves not to run away or desert.
His extant works are - (i) a speech before Arcadius, De regno; (2) Dio, sive de suo ipsius instituto, in which he signifies his purpose to devote himself to true philosophy; (3) Encomium calvitii (he was himself bald), a literary jeu d'esprit, suggested by Dio Chrysostom's Praise of Hair; (4) De providentia, in two books; (5) De insomniis; (6) 157 Epistolae; (7) 12 Hymni, of a contemplative, Neoplatonic character; and several homilies and occasional speeches.
In a criminal process it signifies the acquittal of an accused person on the ground that the evidence has either disproved or failed to prove the charge brought against him.
The collective term " mutation," as now employed by palaeontologists, signifies a type modified to a slight degree in one or more of its characters along a progressive or definite line of phyletic development.
Their name Toltecatl signifies an inhabitant of Tollan (land of reeds), a place which has a definite geographical site in the present Tulan or Tula, north of the valley of Anahuac, where a Toltec kingdom seems to have had its centre.
The word etymologically signifies "spirit-fighters," being originally intended by the priesthood to convey that they fight against the Spirit of God; but the Doukhobors themselves accepted the term as signifying that they fight, not against, but for and with the Spirit.
Whether the name signifies the taking up of burdens or the acceptance of privileges is a disputed point.
But the word ' Amen ' in Hebrew signifies ' so be it.'
Its name signifies the "hill of the O'Cannanans," a family who lorded over Tyrconnell before the rise of the O'Donnells.
The Italian name of calamita, which still persists, for the magnet, and which literally signifies a frog, is doubtless derived from this practice.
The name Kirk-Kilisseh signifies "four churches," and the town possesses many mosques and Greek churches.
5), it generally signifies " separated " from the church,.
In the East the festival is known as the avitXi t ' cs, "taking up," or E rtcrco oµELn, a term first used in the Cappadocian church, and of which the meaning has been disputed, but which probably signifies the feast "of completed salvation."
The name (Alnecestre, Alyncester) signifies "the camp on the Alne."
The word caracul has been adopted from the Turkish and signifies black-eared.
The word "species" now signifies a grade or rank in classification assigned by systematists to an assemblage of organic forms which they judge to be more closely interrelated by common descent than they are related to forms judged to be outside the species, and of which the known individuals, if they differ amongst themselves, differ less markedly than they do from those outside the species, or, if differing markedly, are linked by intermediate forms. It is to be noted that the individuals may themselves be judged to fall into groups of minor rank, known as sub-species or local varieties, but such subordinate assemblages are elevated to specific rank, if they appear not to intergrade so as to form a linked.
When we reach the Medina period it becomes, as has been indicated, much easier to understand the revelations in their historical relations, since our knowledge of the history of 1 Since in Arabic also the root itr >) signifies " to have pity," the Arabs must have at once perceived the force of the new name.
Fostat signifies " the tent," the town being built where Amr had pitched his tent.
For instance, ~ is the conventional picture of a draughtboard (shown in plan) with the draughtsmen (shown in elevation) on its edge :this sign (I) signifies the root mn, set, firm; or (2) in the group ~ represents the same sound as part of the root mn~, good; or (~) added to the group sni (thus:
in breadth, called Mezoseg or 2 The Latin name appears first after the 12th century, and signifies " beyond the woods," i.e.
In Leland's time the market was held at Marhasdeythyow (Forum Jovis), and both Norden (1582) and Carew (1602) tell us that Marcajewe signifies the Thursday's market, which, whether etymologically sound or not, shows that the prior's market had prevailed over its rival.
Brae signifies the steep bank of a river, and so any slope or hill-side.
The name of Athelney signifies the Isle of Princes (A.S.
ALP. To the Swiss dwellers in the plains the term "the Alps" signifies the high snowy mountains which they see on the horizon, but to the dwellers in the valleys which nature has carved in the sides of those high mountains, the word alp means exclusively the summer pastures situated on the slopes above the valley, though below the snow-line.
calor), to be distinguished from thermometry, which signifies the measurement of temperature.
The variability of Algol ((3 Persei) was discovered in 1783 by John Goodricke (1764-1786), but, judging from its name, which signifies ' ` the demon," it seems possible that its peculiarity may have been known to the ancient astronomers.
It may be added that they do not quite realize what the copula exactly signifies: it does not signify existence, but it does signify a fact, namely, that something is (or is not) determined, either absolutely in a categorical judgment, or conditionally in a conditional judgment.
Judgment then always signifies being, but not always existence.
Children think long before they speak; and indeed, as mere vocal sounds are not speech, and as the apprehension that a word signifies a thing is a judgment, judgment is originally not an effect, but a cause of significant language.
Or, to combine truth in thought and in speech, the true is what signifies a thing as it is capable of being known.
This was properly the name of the shellfish (Purpura, Murex) which yielded the famous Tyrian dye, the particular mark of the dress of emperors, kings, chief magistrates and other dignitaries, whence "the purple" still signifies the rank of emperors or kings.
Its name, which signifies in Arabic the island, is derived from a small islet on one side of the harbour.
Particular average signifies the damage or partial loss happening to the ship, goods, or freight by some fortuitous or unavoidable accident.
Their name is probably derived from the Aramaic mss, a dialectical form of Ins, and signifies "those who wash themselves"; the term al-mughtasila, which is sometimes applied to them by Arab writers, has the same meaning, and they were also known as 77µEpo(3arrtcrrai.
He obtained from Phocas recognition of the "headship of the church at Rome," which signifies, no doubt, that Phocas compelled the patriarch of Constantinople to abandon (momentarily) his claim to the title of oecumenical patriarch.
Even distinctive forms for gender are entirely abandoned, the pronounavo signifies he, she, it.
Its name, which signifies "east of Kwang," is derived, according to Chinese writers, from the fact of its being to the east of the old province of Hu-kwang, in the same way that Kwang-si derives its name from its position to the west of Hu-kwang.
The word, according to his interpretation, signifies the baptism of Metis, or of fire, and is, therefore, connected with the impurities of the Gnostic Ophites.
The word is Sanskrit and literally signifies " snow-abode," from him, snow, and dlaya, abode, and might be translated " snowy-range," although that expression is perhaps more nearly the equivalent of Himachal, another Sanskrit word derived from him, snow, and dchal, mountain, which is practically synonymous with Himalaya and is often used by natives of northern India.
The term " antitoxic " signifies that serum has the power of neutralizing the action of the toxin, as is shown by mixing them together outside the body and then injecting them into an animal.
The native name "Bauchi," which is of great antiquity, signifies the "Land of Slaves," and from the earliest times the uplands which now form the principal portion of the province have been the hunting ground of the slave-raider, while the hill fastnesses have offered defensible refuge to the population.
The nucleus of the city occupies an island formed by the North and South Channels, two arms of the river Lee, and in former times no doubt merited its name, which signifies a swamp. In the beginning of the 18th century, indeed, this island was broken up into many parts connected by drawbridges, by numerous small channels navigable at high tide.
Hence the term is extended to signify the fall of such drops in a shower, and in the plural, "the rains," it signifies the rainy seasons in India and elsewhere where under normal climatic conditions such seasons are clearly distinguished from the dry.
It has been explained by reference to the lunar character of the goddess, but more probably signifies " she whose seat is in heaven," whence she exercises her sway over the whole world - earth, sea, and air alike.
dry," and signifies generally the act of drawing off moisture or liquid from somewhere, and so drinking dry, and (figuratively) exhausting; the substantive "drain" being thus used not only in the direct sense of a channel for carrying off liquid, but also figuratively for a very small amount such as would be left as dregs.
But it is more probably related to furvus, fuscus, and signifies one of the spirits of darkness, who watched over men's lives and haunted their abodes.
But what signifies the arrangement of rottenness ?"
But happiness so definitely signifies a state of feeling that it will not admit the interpretation that Aristotle (as well as Plato and the Stoics) expressly gives to eu5acuovia; the confusion is best avoided by rendering the word by the less familiar " well-being."
Its simplest and commonest meaning is that emphasized in the contrast of " faith " with " sight "; where it signifies belief in the invisible divine order represented by the church, in the actuality of the law, the threats, the promises of God, in spite of all the influences in man's natural life that tend to obscure this belief.
One of its oldest names, however, was Din-tir, of which the poets were especially fond; Din-tir signifies in Sumerian "the life of the forest," though a native lexicon translates it "seat of life."
The name signifies perhaps "servitor," and would thus point to a secondary position occupied at one time by this deity.
The Hebrew probably signifies literally "expanse," and is thus used of the expanse or vault of the sky, the verb from which it is derived meaning "to beat out."
The name signifies in the Batta tongue "Mother of Waters."
Again, Portuguese alone has preserved the pluperfect in its original meaning, so that, for example, amara (a m a v e r a hi) signifies not merely as elsewhere I would love, but also I had Loved, The future perfect, retained as in Castilian, has lost its vowel of inflexion in the 1st and 3rd pers.
The name given to it signifies merely that in that congeries of fragments the particular "seed" is preponderant.
is the oasis of Jauf, a hollow or depression, as its name signifies, containing many villages, and of great antiquarian interest as the central point of the old Minaean and Sabaean kingdoms, known to the ancients from the earliest historical times through their control of the frankincense trade of S.
This emotional attachment to the therapist signifies that the client is experiencing the abreaction of guilt.
The signature of the applicant on the application form signifies acceptance of these Regulations.
Zip code it's incline dumbbell bench sources of information manner whiteness signifies.
The second conjunct signifies that the first conjunct is false.
The bee signifies life that comes from death, the dark of the hive creating the golden elixir of life.
hash symbol signifies a comment.
It signifies a new revolutionary impulsion to the left on the part of a section of the proletarian vanguard.
D&G Dolce&Gabbana fashion signifies freedom, as the ultimate mirror of a wholly metropolitan culture in an unconventional, informal re-working.
He shows that the color gold represents purity of mind; the pale color of gold signifies mortification of the flesh.
peacock's feathers signifies his love of contemplation.
The mixture of snow-white and sapphire in the wings signifies purity of the flesh and the love of contemplation.
Therefore the golden color of the tail feathers signifies the gift of his eternal reward.
signifyixture of snow-white and sapphire in the wings signifies purity of the flesh and the love of contemplation.
signifyse of shared significators Moon, otherwise being a co-significator, signifies the querent to my knowledge.
signifyignature of a duly authorized officer of an eligible society signifies acceptance of all these terms in their entirety.
signifyirst thing we do here is to specify the HTML tag, which signifies the beginning of an HTML document.
signify the same name with Joshua (who was a type of him) which properly signifies, The Lord, Salvation.
unprincipled theoretical bloc signifies giving oneself bad credentials as a Marxist.
All this information manner whiteness signifies want at retail.
It is called by a word which in Greek signifies love (i.e.
But such a conquest, and all that it signifies, conflict both with external evidence (e.g.
The word Austria signifies the realm of the east (Ger.
The second element signifies " boundary " or " territory "; the third element is the imperative of nasaru, " protect "; so that the whole name signifies, " O, Nebo !
And we must affirm that the technical term re' horn (rendered in the English Bible " the deep "), which evidently signifies the enveloping primeval flood, and which closely resembles Tiamat, the name given to the dragon or serpent in the epic (cf.
The relations between the various conditions are set forth in the following equations where 0-o signifies the specific gravity of the sea-water in question at oÃ‚° C., the standard at 4Ã‚° being taken as 1000, S the salinity and Cl the chlorine, both expressed in parts by weight per mille.
The word Nonohualco signifies in the Mexican language a place where a language changes, where another idiom begins.
They are (1) The Book of Secrets (see Acta Archel.), containing discussions bearing on the Christian sects spread throughout the East, especially the Marcionites and Bardesanites, and dealing also with their conception of the Old and New Testaments; (2) The Book of the Giants (Demons ?); (3) The Book of Precepts for Hearers (probably identical with the Epistola Fundanienti of Augustine and with the Book of Chapters of Epiphanius and the Acta Archelai; this was the most widely spread and most popular Manichaean work, having been translated into Greek and Latin; it contained a short summary of all the doctrines of fundamental authority); (4) The Book Shahpurakan (Fliigel was unable to explain this name; according to Kessler it signifies "epistle to King Shapur"; the treatise was of an eschatological character); (5) The Book of Quickening (Kessler identifies this work with the "Thesaurus [vitae]" of the Acta Archelai, Epiphanius, Photius and Augustine, and if this be correct it also must have been in use among the Latin Manichaeans); (6) The Book (of unknown contents); (7) a book in the Persian language, the title of which is not given in our present text of the Fihrist, but which is in all probability identical with the "holy gospel" of the Manichaeans (mentioned in the Acta Archel.
The term akhwan, or ikhwan, signifies "brethren," and the tenets of the brotherhood are those of Wahabism revived and intensified (see 28.245).
The name, Cluain mealla, signifies the Vale of Honey.
its form being that of the couplet with parallelism of clauses; in the Old Testament it signifies a folk-saying (Ezek.
In case of shared significators Moon, otherwise being a co-significator, signifies the querent to my knowledge.
The signature of a duly authorized officer of an eligible society signifies acceptance of all these terms in their entirety.
The first thing we do here is to specify the HTML tag, which signifies the beginning of an HTML document.
It is the same name with Joshua (who was a type of him) which properly signifies, The Lord, Salvation.
This signifies that the slimy bacterial coating has been removed.
Appealing to ' inconsistency ' as justification for an unprincipled theoretical bloc signifies giving oneself bad credentials as a Marxist.
There may be significant events in your family's history that you would like to honor by naming your child after the character that signifies that event.
Graduating from high school is a huge accomplishment in a young person’s life, and it often signifies the transition into adulthood.
One of the most important songs to pick is the one that signifies the couple's first dance, since everyone will be watching this romantic and photogenic moment.
The center of the daisy signifies the Girl Scout promise, while the "learning petals" represent the different stages of growth and education in the life of a Daisy.
The individual particle size of dirt's construction signifies its texture.
Each pin signifies the special bond that exists between a mother and her child.
Many bracelets sets made for mothers and daughters have a special suspended charm that in some way signifies the unique link and special connection that exists between the two.
There is no right or wrong when it comes to friendship bracelets and the style, it is the ethos that matters and what the bracelet signifies.
While it is wonderful to be able to give someone a beautiful hand made friendship bracelet, remember that it is what the bracelet signifies that is important.
In the Chinese culture, especially in feng shui practices, the yin yang symbol signifies the koi fish with its ever watchful eye on the world.
Another popular cross style features a cloak draped over the cross, a symbol which signifies the resurrection of Christ.
Natural, for example, simply signifies that minimal processing was done with the raw meat with no artificial flavors or ingredients.
Besides the level of detail that signifies the name, you'll find interesting prints and colors that are designed to showcase the body, not hide it.
It signifies authority yet also says you are reserved.
While black signifies authority, red can be taken as confrontational.
These little cutscenes occur during a battle that signifies some sort of help for the character they are triggered for.
A stick on the case signifies the games as a "Winner's Trophy."
The closest example in Western music is the fermata, which signifies a musician holding a note as long as they feel appropriate - no set amount of time, just a trusting that when the time is right, the next step or note will be played.
Depending on where you go, the actual word "rumba" means different things, but overall it signifies partying, dancing and enjoying oneself.
This signifies the dependency as well as the eye of the fish that never closes and is all-seeing.
As a rite of passage, prom signifies a young woman's transition from child to adult, and the sleek sophistication of an updo style exemplifies her new status.
If the website doesn't end in ".gov", which signifies an official government website, then do a little more research to what the web page actual entails before deciding to rely on the information provided.
Since water signifies the concept of intuition, people with water signs are in tune with their emotions and feelings.
Pick out a unique holder that signifies each place where you vacationed.
Most people assume that the promise a ring signifies is eventual marriage, and that is the most popular definition.
A religious promise ring - This type of promise ring signifies the wearer's commitment to their faith.
The really important value of a ring is what it signifies, not the financial value.
The Mayans' knowledge about the cosmos was so profound that the calendar ending date of December 21, 2012 is believed to hold a secret message and signifies a 26,000 year old, recurring event.
To him, it signifies innovation, thinking outside the box to succeed quickly and using what you have to make your dream work.
No one knows for sure what this huge stone figure signifies, but many believe it was meant to be a guardian over the king who once laid in the nearby pyramid.
Braille generally signifies the hours using a single dot, the quarter hours by two or more dots and 12 o'clock with three dots.
In this yoga hand pose, the middle finger represents the planet Saturn, which signifies patience and karma.
The ring finger represents the sun, which in turn signifies energy, health, and sexuality.
This posture signifies strength when facing adversity, and eases tension.
The agreement between France and China signifies a growing French presence in China.
The red area of the gauge, called the "red line," signifies RPMs that are too high for your engine.
A retirement party signifies a new beginning in life.
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