Translation for 'candle' from English to Russian
NOUN   a candle | candles
VERB   to candle | candled | candled
candling | candles
SYNO candela | candle | cd | ...
свеча {ж}candle
крестильная свеча {ж}
baptismal candle
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Translation for 'candle' from English to Russian

свеча {ж}

baptismal candle
крестильная свеча {ж}религ.
Usage Examples English
  • Just as he is about to light the new candle, Death lifts his scythe and the boy's candle goes out. As soon as the candle is extinguished, the physician falls dead to the ground.
  • As specified in the liturgical books the Pentecostarion and the Typicon, deacons also carry a candle throughout the paschal services.
  • A candle warmer is an electric warmer that melts a candle or scented wax to release its scent.
  • The candle was called the elevation candle, the consecration candle or the Sanctus candle.
  • The "candle" and the "foot-candle" were the first defined units of light, defined in the Metropolitan Gas Act (1860).

  • The word "candela" is Latin for "candle". The old name "candle" is still sometimes used, as in "foot-candle" and the modern definition of "candlepower".
  • This special candle is called a "Yaknehaz Candle".
  • There are two candle manufacturers: Sevilla Candle Factory and Liwanag Candles (Bahay Liwanag).
  • ... "my candle/lamp") is a unisex given name mainly used in Israel.
  • Before the Schlitz Christmas Candle, the largest non-wax candle in the world was believed to be the Peace Candle, a tower-like structure assembled every holiday season in Easton, a Pennsylvania city in the United States.

  • A yahrzeit candle, also spelled yahrtzeit candle or called a memorial candle, ([...] , "ner neshama", meaning "soul candle"; [...] , meaning "anniversary candle") is a type of candle that is lit in memory of the dead in Judaism.
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