Translation for 'siesta' from English to Russian
NOUN   a siesta | siestas
сиеста {ж}siesta
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Translation for 'siesta' from English to Russian

сиеста {ж}
Usage Examples English
  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jessen sparked criticism for comments, saying that Italian COVID-19 countermeasures were an "excuse for a long siesta".
  • He slept very little but passed in prayer the greater part of the night, as well as the time allotted for the "siesta".
  • Jasy Jatere is also considered to be the lord of the siesta, the traditional mid-day nap taken in many Latin American cultures.
  • Tea houses are scattered throughout Iraq, and in the afternoon, it is a habit for shopkeepers to retreat into the back with close friends to sip tea over gossip, an Iraqi "siesta".
  • Many workers in warmer climates observe siesta during the afternoon, between 2 pm and 5 pm, effecting a pause in business hours, and resuming business in the evenings.

  • Its campaign promises included building an overpass above the country for refugees, opening six Nemzeti Dohánybolt stores outside Hungary, introducing mandatory siesta and banning the Eurovision Song Contest.
  • The term "siesta" derives from the canonical hour Sext.
  • In his theatrical work he has acted in plays such as "Games at siesta time" and directed in "Are you there?" in 2008.
  • for her work "La siesta de Epicuro", published by Visor.
  • He is known for his involvement in the musical collective Canciones para no dormir la siesta, which also included figures such as Jorge Galemire.

  • "Hamaca paraguaya" was her first feature film. She previously made short films like "La siesta" (1997), "Los encantos del Jazmín" (1998) and "Supe que estabas triste" (2000).
  • Gustave de Jonghe also painted some Orientalist compositions such as the "Afternoon siesta" (also called "A reclining odalisque"), which reflected the contemporary interest in the theme of the harem and the "odalisque" in Orientalism.
  • Factors explaining the geographical distribution of the modern siesta are warm temperatures and heavy intake of food at the midday meal.
  • It also hypothesized that noon siesta and engagement in social activities are factors that contributed to the Ikarians' longevity.
  • The coup began in the mid afternoon of 19 July, when Khartoum was relatively quiet due to many Sudanese retiring from the scorching mid afternoon sun to take a siesta.

  • A Hebrew slang for siesta, is "schlafstunde" (German literally "hour to sleep"), although it is not clear whether the Yekkes started that habit in Israel or brought it from Germany.
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