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more wild than hers

English translation: wilder than hers / wilder than her own

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English term or phrase:more wild than hers
English translation:wilder than hers / wilder than her own
Entered by: Jenni Lukac
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12:21 May 26, 2012
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English term or phrase: more wild than hers
than she (herself) was?

She sang low airs, she thought she had heard in
Oroolia; but started affrighted, as from dingles and dells, came back
to her strains MORE WILD THAN HERS.

Thank you!
Michael Kislov
Russian Federation
Local time: 14:13
wilder than hers / wilder than her own
Explanation:
(hers /her own) refers to the "strains." Strains refers to music here. 1. The collective descendants of a common ancestor; a race, stock, line, or breed.
2. Any of the various lines of ancestry united in an individual or a family; ancestry or lineage.
3. Biology A group of organisms of the same species, having distinctive characteristics but not usually considered a separate breed or variety: a superior strain of wheat; a smooth strain of bacteria.
4. An artificial variety of a domestic animal or cultivated plant.
5. A kind or sort: imaginings of a morbid strain.
6.
a. An inborn or inherited tendency or character.
b. An inherent quality; a streak. See Synonyms at streak.
7.
a. The tone, tenor, or substance of a verbal utterance or of a particular action or behavior: spoke in a passionate strain.
b. A prevailing quality, as of attitude or behavior.
8. Music A passage of expression; a tune or an air. Often use in the plural: melodic strains of the violin.
9.
a. A passage of poetic and especially lyrical expression.
b. An outburst or a flow of eloquent or impassioned language.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/strain
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Local time: 12:13
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wilder than hers / wilder than her own


Explanation:
(hers /her own) refers to the "strains." Strains refers to music here. 1. The collective descendants of a common ancestor; a race, stock, line, or breed.
2. Any of the various lines of ancestry united in an individual or a family; ancestry or lineage.
3. Biology A group of organisms of the same species, having distinctive characteristics but not usually considered a separate breed or variety: a superior strain of wheat; a smooth strain of bacteria.
4. An artificial variety of a domestic animal or cultivated plant.
5. A kind or sort: imaginings of a morbid strain.
6.
a. An inborn or inherited tendency or character.
b. An inherent quality; a streak. See Synonyms at streak.
7.
a. The tone, tenor, or substance of a verbal utterance or of a particular action or behavior: spoke in a passionate strain.
b. A prevailing quality, as of attitude or behavior.
8. Music A passage of expression; a tune or an air. Often use in the plural: melodic strains of the violin.
9.
a. A passage of poetic and especially lyrical expression.
b. An outburst or a flow of eloquent or impassioned language.
http://www.thefreedictionary.com/strain

Jenni Lukac
Local time: 12:13
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 392

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Stephanie Ezrol
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Stephanie. have a good weekend.

agree  katsy: note (to help Michael, not you!) a rephrasing cd be:('cos I think the original word order could be disconcerting) strains came back to her which were wilder than her own
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, katsy. The entire text is a bit disconcerting.

agree  Phong Le
11 hrs
  -> Thanks very much, Phong.
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