Translation of changeling in Spanish:

changeling

Pronunciation /ˈtʃeɪndʒlɪŋ/ /ˈtʃeɪn(d)ʒlɪŋ/

noun

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    niño sustituido por otro al nacer
    • As in the Bard's plot, there is the Fairy King Oberon at odds over a changeling boy with his Fairy Queen Titanis and a number of starcrossed lovers in The Faerie Queen.
    • If placed in a cradle it will protect the child from being stolen by fairies and replaced with changelings.
    • Titania first appears in a blue silk ball gown, carrying the changeling as a baby.
    • In the Middle Ages, deformed infants were looked upon as changelings.
    • So her heroine begins as the deserted changeling waiting to be rescued, and goes through cycles of wickedness and distraction before finding her destiny.
    • But David was just supposed to be a mechanical changeling.
    • Despite her good deeds, this wizened enchantress's sinister duality surfaces when she senses the threat of a changeling among the Quinn clan.
    • It's a simple, blunt question for a person who felt like a changeling in someone else's family.
    • The changeling is the quintessential symbol of the child who feels detached from her family.
    • Perhaps he was rescued, and a substitute or changeling died instead?
    • Yes, some will even begin to realize that they too are all changelings lost among the dark hollows of this bright earth, their deeper selves unknown, asleep.
    • The changelings look identical, but the human mother can tell that it is not really her human baby, because it is far more sulky and difficult.
    • Physically and metaphorically these two changelings are very different.
    • Stevie and Mikie had been known to enquire whether they were in fact changelings, as they looked nothing like any known relative on either side.
    • I don't know if she's a changeling as well, but we'll soon find out, won't we?
    • They carry off mortals, most often children, if they are beautiful or otherwise exceptional, leaving a changeling behind.
    • Oberon reports to Robin that the enchanted Titania has given him the changeling, and proceeds to undo the spell: waking, Titania at first thinks her passion for Bottom was a dream before seeing him asleep.
    • If the narrator is both the mother and the child, it can be said that there is only one, multi-voiced character all along, a trickster-like changeling.
    • Fielding himself could be a changeling, or some mischief-making elf out to screw with everyone's minds.
    • The quarreling between Oberon and Titania over the changeling boy leads to the king wanting to embarrass Titania with the love juice by making her fall in love with a monster.