Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.
You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs
(or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.
|Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]|
|Spanish term or phrase: espiga|
|espiga de lavanda|
espiga de trigo
|English translation:ear of wheat, sprig of lavender|
As well as representing the creative principle of Atum-Ra (who, like Osiris, was also symbolised by a bull) the phallic head at the core of the Sacrest also symbolises the virility and creative power of Osiris. The seed being emitted is appropriately wheat. This particular grain was believed to be Osiris' divine gift to the Egyptians and it was on this foodstuff that Egyptian civilisation relied for thousands of years. A single ear of wheat became the main spiritual symbol of Osiris' annual death and resurrection.
Twenty-eight stalks of wheat
rise up from the body of Osiris. In the ancient world, the ear of wheat was in fact a universal symbol of the saviour-god of death-and-resurrection. The name of this deity varied from one culture to another, but his essential nature and function - 'Revealer of the Mystery of Man' - was the same. The following edited Gnostic text underlines this fact:
South Bay Breezes features a sculpted Snapper fish on every bar.
A real sprig of eucalyptus is embedded in each bar of Eucalyptus.
Each bar of Lilac is garnished with a sprig of Lilac to compliment the packaging.
A half-sphere of Vanilla Chamomile is a scrumptious scent that banishes those rainy days away.
Our Lavender scented soap smells as good as it looks. With a sprig of lavender is encapsulated in such a lush aromatic bouquet, you'll feel like your bathing in a field of these flowers.
Selected response from:
Local time: 13:31
|Graded automatically based on peer agreement. KudoZ.|
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer
3 mins confidence: peer agreement (net): +1 5 mins confidence: