Translation of arcane in Spanish:


arcano, adj.

Pronunciation /ɑrˈkeɪn/ /ɑːˈkeɪn/


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    (knowledge/symbol) arcano
    (knowledge/symbol) misterioso
    (language) críptico
    • The compact libretto used less of the flowery, arcane language that once had seemed a requisite of high style.
    • This is not a task to be undertaken lightly: the language is convoluted and arcane.
    • Here at least, the lyrics are quite clear and not concealed beneath some arcane reference.
    • It may seem an arcane issue to go to war over, but the unions are worried that they are losing an increasing number of workers to the private sector.
    • Civil servants, ministers and the pensions industry agonised over how to interest the public in this arcane subject.
    • Modern conflict may be too complex for arcane forms of protest.
    • Eventually, just two competitors stand against each other until one is able to spell some arcane word that the other cannot.
    • In a busy schedule where usually the legislation is very arcane, it can take years, if ever, for necessary change to occur.
    • But in the arcane world of Commonwealth Games eligibility, nothing is simple.
    • At one point an arcane discussion about the future of cursive handwriting starts up.
    • Records were denied airplay for the most arcane reasons imaginable.
    • Longhi's metaphors are sometimes arcane, but they can also be familiar.
    • The play has inconsistencies of tone, and like all Shakespearean comedy, its jokes are archaic and arcane.
    • Can television handle philosophy, which is popularly seen as either arcane or impossibly difficult?
    • I could find a mentor and follow them around, learning the arcane and mystical art of pointing.
    • If the dos and don'ts of tipping are so arcane, why is it so prevalent?
    • In many parts of the globe disputes over history are often not arcane or academic disagreements.
    • Einstein proceeds to describe with arcane mathematics and symbols his theory of relativity.
    • This arcane practice has to come to an end if investors are to have faith in equities in the long term.
    • Under the arcane rules of the council, this has to be debated at an Executive Committee meeting.