Sentence Examples

  • I heard rhythmic breathing, signifying normal sleep.
  • Asmara, an Amharic word signifying "good pasture place," is a town of considerable antiquity.
  • As to their present name, signifying in its present Russian spelling "self-eaters," many ingenious theories have been advanced, but that proposed by Schrenk, who derived the name "Samo-yedes" from "Syroyadtsy," or "raw-eaters," leaves much to be desired.
  • Under the Roman Empire the word prior is found signifying "ancestor."
  • Lelewel, the Polish historian, considers that it is merely a translation into Latin of some such name as Kura, signifying "a fowl."

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