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NOUN   a nightingale | nightingales
SYNO Florence Nightingale | Lady with the Lamp | Luscinia megarhynchos | ...
slavuj {m} [Luscinia megarhynchos]
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Translation for 'nightingale' from English to Croatian

slavuj {m} [Luscinia megarhynchos]orn.T
Usage Examples English
  • A similar and probably later poem is "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale", by Sir John Clanvowe (1341–1391), a contemporary of Chaucer.
  • The nightingale (which also figures prominently in Marie de France's lai Laüstic) represents love. The fact that Lorois goes out in search of the nightingale symbolizes his search for love.
  • The scene from The Nightingale shows the emperor's death, and how the nightingale restores his life by singing.
  • Invited to hear an actor who could perfectly imitate the nightingale, Agesilaus declined, saying he had heard the nightingale itself.
  • The common nightingale, rufous nightingale or simply nightingale ("Luscinia megarhynchos"), is a small passerine bird best known for its powerful and beautiful song.
  • It has a number of alternative English names: pseudorobin, red-tailed robin, Swinhoe's red-tailed robin, Swinhoe's robin, Swinhoe's pseudorobin, Swinhoe's nightingale or whistling nightingale.
  • The speckled nightingale-thrush was first described in 1858 by Philip Sclater as "Malacocichla maculatus".
  • "The Nightingale" is a 2002 adaptation of the classic 1843 Hans Christian Andersen story by Jerry Pinkney.
  • To raise funds for the BTO's nightingale research, Mead devised a CD of poetry, and nightingale song (including several historic archive recordings) "Nightingales: A Celebration" with an accompanying book by Richard Mabey.
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