Translation of halo in Spanish:


aureola, n.

Pronunciation /ˈheɪloʊ/ /ˈheɪləʊ/

Definition of aureola in Spanish

nounplural halos, plural haloes

  • 1

    Art Religion
    aureola feminine
    halo masculine
    your halo's slipping estás perdiendo la aureola humorous
    • When used for human figures, the halo represents holiness or sanctity, and its iconography is developed to mark important distinctions between the figures represented.
    • Egyptian sun disks became the halos of Catholic saints.
    • Auras are not to be confused with the aureoles or halos of saints, which are devices of Christian iconography used to depict the radiance of light associated with divine infusion.
    • Later, we will learn that the halos worn by saints in devotional art are based on the depiction of the divine in Egyptian art.
    • In the Trecento version, the two saints are recognised by their halos; beside Peter stands the king wearing his crown.
  • 2

    halo masculine
    • H.R.Madhusudan, Science Educator at the Planetarium, said ice crystals in the earth's atmosphere caused the solar halo.
    • Blue Moons, Harvest Moons, halos, waxing, waning and lunacy - where do Moon superstitions come from and how many of them have a basis in fact?
    • According to authorities, normal astronomical phenomena such as a solar halo, or the refraction of water are usually reported during the day.
    • I've never seen such a brilliant halo about the moon.
    • But what about that halo around the half-moon tonight?
  • 3literary

    halo masculine literary
    a halo of golden hair un halo de cabellos dorados literary
    • So a halo appears around my available presence indicator, denoting ‘super interruptible’.
    • Some analysts have even claimed the group of North American fund managers seeking change are ‘greenmailers with halos round their heads’.
    • Gabe and Isaiah fought to look innocent so badly that I could almost see halos floating above their heads.
    • Oh yes, you expected me to have a halo above my head in this whole situation, right?
    • There will most probably be never that one single purpose to chase after, there would never be that singular moment of absolute meaning and sense when I would be bestowed with a golden halo hovering above my head.
    • As an autumn wind makes mischief with David McLetchie's remaining locks, Annabel Goldie draws an imaginary halo above his head, while Bill Aitken pulls a face.
    • Handley JA always appeared with a halo above his head to mark his manifest saintliness, a point picked up with typical understatement in the essay on him.
    • After performing a good deed, he's also stuck with a halo above his head.
    • They walk down the red carpet of fame with this tremendous halo of ego surrounding them, and they give very little back, if anything.
    • A hundred years ago, similar mafias existed all across the region, they still have a halo surrounding them as if they are fighters for justice.
    • That's right, Gary Coleman, broken halo and all.
    • She even looked normal-looking (i.e. halo and queenly demeanor left at home) sources say.