azulejo


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azulejo

(ˌæθuːˈleɪhəʊ; Spanish aθuˈlexo)
n, pl azulejos
(Ceramics) a Portuguese or Spanish painted ceramic tile
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The Ministry not only heralded Brazil's espousal of modernism: this realisation of Le Corbusier's sketch design brought together an extraordinarily talented team that included Niemeyer, Lucio Costa (subsequently planner for Brasilia), modernist pioneer Affonso Reidy, painter Candido Portinari (responsible for the blue azulejo walls), sculptor Jacques Lipchitz, and a young Burle Marx.
(14) La primera manzana numerada lo fue en la calle Atocha, y aun queda el azulejo con el numero 2 en el antiguo Hospital de San Carlos.
Or maybe the epic stanzas of Luis vas de Camoes' Os Lusiads, commemorated in blue and white azulejo tiles in some neglected Goan museum.
Voy a darle una cosa que tiene usted que guardar, por favor--, dijo ella y se acerco a una mesa de la que saco un azulejo de mahjongg.
Tambien encontramos en el museo un azulejo de ceramica18 con motivos de aves, el arbol de la vida y heraldicas Nazeri.
Lisbon is famous for its maritime heritage, Manueline architecture, azulejo tiles, soulful fado music and its yellow trams, but there is another side to the city.
Alem dessas temos palavras de significacao varia: alcali, alarde, alarido, alcunha, algazarra, algebra, azulejo, alvara, almofada, alcateia, azeviche, azar, cafila, javali, cifra e zero; os adjetivos garrido, forro, mesquinho e baldio; uns poucos verbos, como alcatifar; e a interjeicao oxala (proveniente do arabe "in sha Allah").
Esta misma relacion musica-eros se lleva a cabo con otro aire del Caribe, el porro, que contiene un canto a la naturaleza, al campesino y a elementos de la cotidianidad: "Una banda de musica sono El pajaro El porro mas hermoso/ el que mas me gusta/ Tu parecias un azulejo Yo un sangre e toro" ("El alba de San Pelayo", 116).
He made the frame in all his four starts over hurdles in France, notably when third behind one of that country's leading three-year-olds Azulejo on his final appearance.
According to Nageen , 'these exquisite tiles originating from Portugal, Brazil and Pakistan, reveal the similarities between the Kashi Work done in Hala, Sindh and the art of Azulejo in Potugal and Brazil, whereas, Kashi is a Persian word, which means designating to tiles and its is one of the oldest handicrafts of Sindh.'
Traditional blue and white azulejo tiles decorate the walls behind the open kitchen that runs across the back of the room, where up to 10 guests will be able to sit and watch the chefs at work.