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NOUN1   a fairy tale | fairy tales
NOUN2   a fairy-tale | fairy-tales
SYNO cock-and-bull story | fairy story | fairy tale | ...
conto {m} de fadasfairy tale
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Translation for 'fairy tale' from English to Portuguese

fairy tale
conto {m} de fadas
Usage Examples English
  • A very early fairy tale by Andersen, "The Tallow Candle" (...), was discovered in a Danish archive in October 2012.
  • Charles Kingsley's "The Water-Babies, A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby" includes a great auk telling the tale of the extinction of its species.
  • As noted above, superhero movies and fairy tale films might each be considered subgenres of fantasy films, although most would classify them as altogether separate movie genres.
  • The fairy tale Snow White is now offered in multiple media forms for both children and adults, including a television show and video game.
  • The classic fairy tale "Sleeping Beauty" is partly inspired by Eris's role in the wedding of Peleus and Thetis.
  • Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, it was created by Edvard Eriksen and unveiled in 1913.
  • That same year she played the role of Callie in Philip Ridley's dark adult fairy tale "The Passion of Darkly Noon".
  • A large medieval tapestry unified the fairly simple stage design and underscored Latham's fairy-tale inspired direction.
  • Guy Willoughby in his Art and Christhood asserts that the blossoming staff of the eponymous Young King in Oscar Wilde's fairy tale evokes that of Tannhäuser.
  • Mary, having given up on true love, insists that life is not a fairy tale and marrying Massimo is the right thing to do, but realizes he is not the one for her and leaves.
  • The events of Ragnarok are dramatized, albeit briefly, in Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale "The Marsh King's Daughter".
  • In the Spanish fairy tale The Sprig of Rosemary, the heroine touches the hero with the title rosemary in order to restore his magically lost memory.
  • Johnson defended the novel from the criticism that it has an unrealistic fairy-tale quality.
  • Fairy tales occur both in oral and in literary form; the name "fairy tale" ("conte de fées" in French) was first ascribed to them by Madame d'Aulnoy in the late 17th century.
  • Note the Grimm fairy-tale ("The Water of Life") and the Russian dichotomy of [...] and [...].
  • Each game draws its inspiration from a different culture and mythology: (in order, Germanic/fairy tale; Middle Eastern/Arabian Nights; Egyptian/African; Slavic folklore; and finally Greco-Mediterranean) with the hero facing increasingly powerful opponents with help from characters who become more familiar from game to game.
  • The show is a spin-off of "ALF: The Animated Series" which featured characters from that series playing various characters from fairy tales.
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