In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.
- 1.1 (in knitting) tejer al or del revés 1.2 [literary/literario] [stream/water] murmurar [literary/literario]More example sentences
More example sentences
- The water gurgled and purled, loudly at first, then softly, as a powerful foot-wide whirlpool took shape.
- Miri could not imagine there was such a beautiful place as the island of Philae, an island amongst islands washed by the purling waters of the Nile.
- I look out of the window and through the purling drops I can see gutters running with water; I can see the clouds almost black with rain to come.
- Purl one, knit one, purl one, purl one - wait, that was a knit, wasn't it?
- Or perhaps it'll be cyber-knitters, chanting some elaborated version of ‘knit one, purl two’ as they create mythic tapestries or heal rifts in the fabric of space-time.
- Although, I find it less annoying than a rib - knit 3, move yarn, purl 3, move yarn, repeat - because I always loose track of what stitch I'm on.